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MEREDA conference shows Maine’s pockets of growth

If we use real estate as an indicator of economic health, certain areas in Maine are indeed springing to life.

L.L.Bean shuttering Bangor call center

L.L.Bean will be leaving its call center location in Bangor a month earlier than expected to make way for an as-yet-unnamed tenant in the 30,000-square-foot-space.

York casino referendum circulators claiming nonpayment for work

Circulators hired to gather signatures for a petition to allow up to 1,500 slot machines or a casino in York County have finished their work, but accusations about how those signatures were obtained...

Governor to submit bill to conform with federal tax code

James McCarthy |

Gov. Paul LePage is crafting legislation to make sure Maine's income tax policies conform to federal tax law, which underwent significant changes last month when Congress passed the $1.8...

Hoteliers brace for impact of Airbnb

Lori Valigra |

There's a bit more pessimism in the air nationally about lodging this year as Airbnb's growth is exploding.

Renovation plans revealed for Bangor's Pine Tree Inn

Bangor-based property management company R&K Construction has announced plans for the former Pine Tree Inn plot.

FAA reportedly wants to cut weather observation jobs, offices

Federal Aviation Administration documents obtained by the Portland CBS affiliate indicate the agency plans to cut jobs in Portland, Bangor and 55 other cities.

Bangor area posts lowest gas prices in Maine at end of 2015

Drive to Bangor if you’re looking for cheap gasoline prices, as the area had the cheapest average gasoline prices of Maine’s three major cities as the statewide average held steady in the...

Maine papermakers are top beneficiaries of BETR program

Maine's papermakers in 2015 received many of the biggest payments from a program that gives tax breaks for equipment and facilities.

An early Christmas present: Maine gas prices keep falling

The average gas price in Maine is continuing to fall before the upcoming holiday season, with the statewide average for a gallon of regular gas down 2 cents over the past week to $2.11.