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Maine legislature split on extending federal tax breaks

Maine lawmakers are still weighing their options on L.D. 1564 — a bill that would adopt a group of federal tax breaks to the state level.

Governor to submit bill to conform with federal tax code

James McCarthy |

Gov. Paul LePage is crafting legislation to make sure Maine's income tax policies conform to federal tax law, which underwent significant changes last month when Congress passed the $1.8...

Hoteliers brace for impact of Airbnb

Lori Valigra |

There's a bit more pessimism in the air nationally about lodging this year as Airbnb's growth is exploding.

Riverview troubles continue

Employees of Riverview Psychiatric Center in Augusta have concerns about persistent staffing issues that can lead to mandatory overtime and not enough staff on the floor with patients, the Associated...

Cape Air finds robust market in Maine

Maine has been a growing market for the small regional airline Cape Air, which has operated out of Owls Head, Trenton and Augusta for the last eight years, providing connections to Boston's Logan...

Heating oil prices continue downward slide

The Governor’s Energy Office said the downward trend for the cost of heating fuel prices continues as the statewide average cost of No. 2 heating oil has dropped to $1.81 per gallon, down an...

Eight recipients to get Maine agricultural grants

Eight agriculture concerns will receive Maine Agricultural Development Grant programs funds.

Maine Agricultural Trades Show this week

The 75th annual Maine Agricultural Trades Show, the largest of its kind in the state, starts Tuesday and runs through Thursday at the Augusta Civic Center.

Summit Natural Gas to lay off 25% of Maine workers

Summit Natural Gas, which has struggled with faulty pipeline equipment and falling crude oil prices that lowered the cost of heating oil, propane and kerosene, said it would lay off 21 employees,...

Former Harbor Technologies facility on the market

Laurie Schreiber |

Two months after its assets were acquired, the former site of Harbor Technologies has been put on the market for $2.5 million.

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