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Maine Law’s new dean comes into a university system undergoing change

James McCarthy |

Danielle Conway isn't one to hide behind a desk. Upon greeting me when I arrived for a scheduled tape-recorded interview at her fifth-floor office at the University of Maine School of Law...

Falmouth business owner faces prostitution charge

The owner of a Falmouth acupressure therapy business has been charged with engaging in prostitution following an investigation that began seven months ago.

Ex-lobster co-op head gets prison time

The former manager of the Spruce Head Fishermen's Cooperative has been sentenced to eight months in prison for tax evasion and illegally selling lobsters.

DeCosters get jail sentence for tainted eggs

A father and son who previously operated egg farms in Maine have been sentenced to three months in jail for their involvement with a 2010 salmonella outbreak.

Lepage Bakeries' parent company challenges 'class action' ruling

James McCarthy |

Flowers Foods Inc., the owner of Lepage Bakeries in Lewiston, filed an appeal this week seeking to overturn a federal court's ruling that its North Carolina distributors can file a class-action suit...

Lepage Bakeries' parent firm faces class-action lawsuit over 'independent contractors'

James McCarthy |

Flower Foods Inc., the nation's second largest bakery and the owner of Lepage Bakeries in Lewiston, faces a potential class-action lawsuit by 200 workers in North Carolina who were granted legal...

Falmouth businessman found guilty of tax fraud

Dylan Martin |

A jury has found a Falmouth businessman guilty of several counts of tax fraud committed while he was president of a former poker chip manufacturer in Yarmouth.

DA: Unemployment fraud hurts businesses

A recent string of unemployment fraud cases has prompted the district attorney for Hancock and Washington counties to remind the public that such cases can hurt...

AMC adds 4,311 acres to Maine Woods Initiative

James McCarthy |

The Appalachian Mountain Club, partnering with The Nature Conservancy, has purchased 4,311 acres in two parcels on and around Baker Mountain in the 100-Mile Wilderness region near Greenville.

TechPlace gears up for Phase II industrial space

Lori Valigra |

TechPlace, the new startup incubator at Brunswick Landing being developed by the Midcoast Regional Redevelopment Authority, is gearing up for its Phase II expansion.

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