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Pop-Up art gallery highlights downtown Augusta

Peter Precourt, a professor of art at the University of Maine at Augusta, is using a vacant storefront at 265 Water St. in the state's capital as a pop-up art gallery.

Kennebec Technologies' employee wellness program goes beyond physical health

Jennifer Van Allen |

Kennebec Technologies has invested millions of dollars in recent years in new precision manufacturing equipment and technology. But some of the company's most valuable investments have been those the...

Summit faces $250K fine for potentially 'catastrophic' February gas leak

Summit Natural Gas is facing a $250,000 fine from the Maine Public Utilities Commission following an underground gas leak that forced the evacuation of several buildings at a shopping plaza in...

Darling's Auto plans $5M Augusta expansion

The Darling's Auto Group dealership in Augusta this summer is slated to move into a new and larger facility with an expanded service bay, which is expected to improve customer service and allow...

MaineGeneral's biggest investment? Workplace wellness

James McCarthy |

Chuck Hays, president and CEO of MaineGeneral Health Services, the state's third-largest health care system, has no trouble explaining why it's good business for employers to take a proactive role in...

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...