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Summit completes 68-mile natural gas pipeline

Summit Natural Gas of Maine has completed its 68-mile transmission pipeline that will eventually deliver natural gas to 17 communities in central Maine.

Flooding closes Dexter's Main Street businesses

Downtown businesses and several roads in the central Maine town of Dexter were closed Wednesday due to flooding from the east branch of the Sebasticook River.

Mattson gets Muskie School as tenant at former hospital

The owner of MaineGeneral’s former East Chestnut Street hospital in Augusta has signed an agreement with a first tenant for the redevelopment project, the University of...

Augusta to file complaint against CMP

Augusta city officials have directed their attorney to file a complaint against Central Maine Power Co., arguing the company is improperly supporting a bill on behalf of its sister...

Medicaid expansion proposal could reshape House debate

Two Republican lawmakers laid out a bill Tuesday that would have Maine expand Medicaid under the federal Affordable Care Act, at the same time implementing other changes to the...

Pine State Trading also gets liquor marketing deal

Pine State Trading Co. has beat out two other bidders on a marketing contract for Maine’s wholesale liquor distribution operation.

Cost goes up for Augusta Civic Center gas conversion

The city of Augusta faces a cost of between $150,000 to $250,000 to convert the Augusta Civic Center from propane to natural gas.

Kennebec Valley gas projects have cost for water utilities

Water utilities in the Kennebec Valley said requests to review natural gas pipeline installation sites in 2013 have brought on new costs, delayed some planned infrastructure...

Tribes propose joint management of elver fishery

In an effort to avoid a repeat of last spring’s turf war with state fisheries regulators over the harvesting of 

Environmental groups laud solar bill support

A bill that would elevate solar power development in Maine was expected to be a priority at a news conference late this morning held at the Senate House Welcome Center by The National...