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Westbrook prepares to fill big void left by employer

The city of Westbrook is preparing to fill a void that will be left by Disability RMS and its 350 employees when the disability insurance company moves to South Portland in...

Hard cider startup in Gardiner moves forward

A hard cider startup’s plan to transform an old Gardiner church into a brewery moved forward this week after receiving approval from city councilors.

Virginia economic development firm to aid Millinocket

Economic development firms in Alexandria, Va., and Bangor are offering free services to Millinocket as a way to help dig the town out of its economic troubles.

Shuttered Old Town mill owes over $2M in taxes

The Old Town wood pulp mill that closed in August and laid off around 180 workers owes more than a total of $2 million in taxes that are past and currently due. If unpaid, the city...

Gardiner downtown contest seeks business ideas

A Gardiner economic development group has launched a $5,000 contest seeking new business ideas to help reinvigorate downtown Gardiner.

Sappi's Skowhegan mill seeks larger tax break

Sappi Fine Paper North America executives are seeking a lower tax valuation for their paper mill in Skowhegan after town assessors reduced it by nearly $100 million this...

Scarborough businesses impacted in building fire

Around 18 Scarborough businesses have been displaced by a three-alarm fire that caused "extensive" damage at the 24,000-square-foot Scarborough Commons office...

Brunswick firm finishes $4.5M expansion

Providence Service Corp., a national provider of behavioral health and autism services for children and families, is set to become the largest employer at the former Brunswick naval...

Hospice expansion reflects growing need for services

Hospice of Southern Maine is planning to build a new, expanded facility in Scarborough that will replace its existing one and help address a growing need for its services.

New hotel opens in Lewiston this week

A new 93-room, $12 million hotel is set to open in Lewiston on Wednesday, marking another step in the city’s effort to revitalize its downtown area.