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At least six Tim Hortons in Maine closed

Tim Hortons has closed at least six of its restaurants in Maine, including in South Portland, Auburn, Lewiston and Augusta, but it’s not clear how many people were laid off as a result.

Maine’s most expensive and cheapest real estate markets

Kennebunk and Kennebunkport topped a list of most expensive real estate markets in Maine, while Waterville and Augusta were named most affordable.

Composite manufacturer Kenway Corp. acquires assets of Harbor Technologies

James McCarthy |

Kenway Corp. said Monday that it has acquired the assets of the recently dissolved Harbor Technologies LLC, a Brunswick-based business founded in 2003 by Maine composites pioneer Martin Grimnes.

Harvey Building Products opens Augusta warehouse

Waltham, Mass.-based Harvey Building Products recently opened its second Maine location at a former PepsiCo warehouse in Augusta.

Summit mobilizes for pipeline inspections in central Maine

Summit Natural Gas of Maine told the Maine Public Utilities Commission it has “mobilized all available resources” to inspect and replace pipe fittings in seven central Maine communities.

Summit Natural Gas to inspect pipeline work done last year

Summit Natural Gas of Maine has agreed to check pipeline joints that utility regulators found may have been improperly fused during the company's expansion last year primarily in the Kennebec Valley...

Human rights commission rules against Day's Jewelers

The Maine Human Rights Commission ruled that there is reason to believe the owners of Day's Jewelers created a hostile work environment for a Native American employee because of his race, Maine...

DEP chief departure causes staff shakeup

The departure of former Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Patricia Aho has caused a staff shakeup, the Morning Sentinel reported Tuesday.

Maine’s seniors economically vulnerable: Summit on Aging

Maine seniors depend heavily on Social Security and face greater economic vulnerability than previous national poverty numbers indicated.

Use your most valuable asset — your contact list

Nancy Marshall |

Ask any seasoned business leader to reveal the secrets to success, and one of the first things he or she will mention is a strong contact list.