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Ex-Camden charity official to enter guilty plea

Russell "Rusty" Brace is expected to plead guilty to federal fraud charges this month after being accused of stealing more than $4.6 million from the Midcoast charity he...

Cate Street appeals $9M order over gas contract

Cate Street Capital, the former owner of the now-closed Great Northern Paper mill, is seeking to overturn an arbitrator’s order to pay $9 million to a Boston-based company...

BIW reaches settlement for discrimination lawsuit

Bath Iron Works has reached a settlement with a former worker who sued the shipyard over allegations that it was enabling an "anti-Muslim culture."

Manchester oil company loses in court ruling

A federal court has ruled against Manchester-based J&S Oil Co. in its attempt to recoup losses from a Chicago insurance company for an oil spill that happened three years...

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...