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Possible layoffs delayed at Maine Military Authority

Employees at the Maine Military Authority in Limestone breathed a collective sigh of relief on Thursday when they received word from company officials that the planned layoff of two-thirds of the...

Cumberland County Glass acquired by Texas firm

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Bowdoinham-based commercial glass installer Cumberland County Glass has been acquired by a Texas company that wants to expand its presence in New England.

BIW announces 19 electrician layoffs

Bath Iron Works told union members on Friday that it plans to lay off 19 electricians effective Oct. 28.

Maine tech companies come out strong with $118K from MTI

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The Maine Technology Institute approved 11 grant applications for September totaling $117,824 to Maine businesses specializing in advancements in the fields of aquaculture and marine technology,...

$4M waterfront expansion could help bring Belfast ferry-building jobs

Front Street Shipyard's construction of a 21,700-square-foot building on Belfast's waterfront could lead to the shipbuilder landing a major contract to build ferries for New York City and more jobs...

Specter of layoffs looms at Maine Military Authority

Company officials at the Maine Military Authority in Limestone notified employees about the potential of layoffs in two weeks.

Good To-Go's Kittery expansion adds production, new hires

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Good To-Go, a Kittery-based food manufacturer whose dehydrated outdoor-use gourmet meals can be found on the shelves over 400 stores, officially wrapped up its 3,700-square-foot expansion at its York...

#MBNext16: Drew Lyman's forward-thinking looks to the future, while still honoring Maine's boatbuilding past

Laurie Schreiber |

In recent weeks, Drew Lyman, president of Lyman-Morse Boatbuilding Inc., logged meeting after meeting with customers, crews and vendors before heading to Rhode Island to represent his company at the...

#MBNext16: Charlotte Mace is driven to cement Maine's place in a biobased future

James McCarthy |

The closure of five paper mills and two biomass power plants in Maine since 2013 hits close to home for Charlotte Mace, executive director of Biobased Maine. Both of her grandfathers worked at the...

Shipyard bucks national trend as pumpkin beer brewers cut production

Lori Valigra |

Last year's bumper crop of pumpkins may have thrilled trick-or-treaters, but brewers making seasonal pumpkin-spiced beer ran into an oversaturated market, with distributors and consumers buying less.