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Portland, Bangor lag behind national economy

The metropolitan areas of Portland, Bangor and Lewiston-Auburn were way behind the nation in economic growth for 2013, according to new federal figures.

Student housing owner 'angry' at Orono officials

An out-of-state property management company that owns student housing in Orono is "very angry" at the town’s efforts to enforce large, out-of-control parties...

Over 52K Maine credit cards appear on black market

More than 52,000 Maine credit cards have appeared on a black market website, most likely as a result of a data breach at Home Depot, a

Verizon Wireless plans to hire 90 for Bangor call center

Verizon Wireless plans to hire 90 more customer service employees at its Bangor call center by the end of the year to meet increasing use of its networks by smartphones and tablets.

Garelick Farms to close two distribution plants

Garelick Farms, a dairy company owned by Texas-based Dean Foods, plans to close distribution facilities in Hermon and Caribou as part of a consolidation plan in Maine.

New study says Maine could add up to two more casinos

A study conducted by WhiteSand Gaming, a gaming consulting firm based in Atlantic City, N.J., concludes Maine...

LOOKBACK: Celebrating Mainebiz's 20th anniversary

Lori Valigra |

Moving forward in our LOOKBACK series run-up to Mainebiz’s 20th anniversary edition on Sept. 8, at...

L.L.Bean closing Bangor call center

Freeport-based retailer L.L.Bean will close its Bangor call center — which has employed up to 800 part-time workers in past holiday sales seasons — in spring...

MTI's second head in a row exits suddenly; Blackstone appears safe

Lori Valigra |

For the second time in as many years, the Maine Technology Institute’s head has exited abruptly.Robert A. Martin, president of MTI, was fired on...