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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.

South Portland hires Boston firm to fight lawsuit

The city of South Portland has hired Boston law firm Foley Hoag to help fight a lawsuit launched by Portland Pipe Line Corp. over a controversial ordinance passed last...

Boston firm may defend S. Portland crude-oil ban

The city of South Portland may enlist Boston law firm Foley Hoag to defend against a federal lawsuit filed by Portland Pipe Line Corp. earlier this month.

Farm equipment worker gets jail sentence

A Searsmont man has been sentenced to nine months in jail for stealing more than $18,000 worth of goods from his employer, Union Farm Equipment, and selling them on eBay.

Portland vacation firm sued for harassment

Festiva Development Group LLC, a vacation company that operated a Portland sales office, is being sued by a former employee over allegations of sexual harassment and...

Global law firm opens Portland office

International law firm Littler has opened an office in Portland with five attorneys who previously worked for national law firm Fisher & Phillips LLP.

Panel: Shaw’s workers faced discrimination

The Maine Human Rights Commission has ruled in favor of three women who alleged that Shaw’s Supermarkets discriminated against them because of their age when they were laid...