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Summit scales back plans in two areas

Summit Natural Gas of Maine is scaling back build-out plans for two of its target regions, citing a lack in demand in the face of low oil prices, according to two separate reports.

MaineGeneral’s bond rating drops a notch

Moody’s Investors Service has downgraded the credit rating of MaineGeneral Health, parent company of MaineGeneral Medical Center in Augusta and the Thayer Center for Health in Waterville, from...

Augusta food distributor plans expansion

Performance Foodservice’s NorthCenter location in Augusta is planning to build a new 50,000-square-foot freezer, but it first needs permission to construct a new parking garage.

Eight entrepreneurs get SCORE 'Success Awards'

Lori Valigra |

SCORE, the largest collaborative mentoring organization in Maine, handed out its “Success Awards” to eight entrepreneurs Thursday in a partner event with Maine Startup & Create Week.

Maine slides to 48th in construction job growth

Employment statistics from Associated General Contractors America rank Maine 48th in the country for construction job growth, based on 700 fewer construction workers being employed at Maine companies...

Pharmacy proposes new site at MaineGeneral

Kennebec Pharmacy and Home Care is proposing to build a new location with a drive-thru service at MaineGeneral Medical Center's Augusta campus.

Tax break approved for Augusta aviation firm

The Augusta City Council has approved a tax break that will help Maine Instrument Flight build a new hangar to accommodate more space for customers.

Seattle real estate group buys dialysis center buildings in Augusta, Auburn

Dylan Martin |

A Seattle-based real estate group has purchased office buildings in Augusta and Auburn that contain kidney dialysis centers that are run by a German health care company. The...

Camden National to buy Bank of Maine

Dylan Martin |

The parent company of Camden National Bank has reached an agreement to buy the Bank of Maine in a deal that could make it the state's largest Maine-based bank.

Ex-Augusta mayor sues Mattson, firms for $900K

Former Augusta Mayor William E. Dowling is seeking an almost $900,000 lien against Kevin Mattson and his firms seeking back wages, unused vacation and sick pay, loan repayment and...