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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...

Spectra Energy expanding its Northeast natural gas capacity

Houston-based Spectra Energy Corp., the primary owner of the Maritimes & Northeast natural gas pipeline between Nova Scotia and Boston, plans to spend $500 million to $1 billion to...

Bankrupt Maine railroad's locomotives sold in auction

Thirty-five locomotives — most of them owned by the rail company that went bankrupt after a runaway oil train exploded and killed 47 people in Lac-Megantic, Quebec, last year...

$125M tidal energy project proposed for Cobscook Bay

Halcyon Tidal Power, an Augusta-based company, will be meeting with state and federal regulators in Bangor this week to discuss the technical aspects of a proposed $125 million tidal...

Panolam Industries shifts up to 140 jobs to Auburn

Pioneer Plastics Corp. in Auburn, a subsidiary of Panolam Industries International, is expected to pick up nearly 140 new jobs as a result of Panolam closing its manufacturing operations...

Solar energy company files for Chapter 7 bankruptcy

Ascendant Energy, a solar technology company based in Owls Head, has filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy, citing $780,000 in debt and nominal assets.

Downeaster completes track repairs, restores full service

Amtrak’s Downeaster passenger train service has returned to its full schedule of five daily round-trips between Portland and Boston following completion of track repairs that have...

Husson gets another major nursing grant

Husson University is receiving another major nursing grant, bringing the total amount it has received from a federal agency to more than $1.4 million this summer.

Bangor voids contract with KahBang

The city of Bangor has voided its five-year contract with the KahBang Festival after it suddenly relocated this year’s festivities to Portland without giving

Bangor officials to discuss KahBang's abrupt departure

The Bangor City Council tonight is expected to discuss whether KahBang Festival organizers may have breached a contract with the city after suddenly relocating to Portland, just...