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Bowdoin College president to step down in 2015

Bowdoin College President Barry Mills announced Monday that he will step down in June 2015 at the conclusion of his 14th year as head of Maine’s oldest college.

Minnesota company purchases Paris modular home builder

Aetrium Inc., a publicly traded company based in St. Paul, Minn., has acquired privately held KBS Building Systems Inc. of South Paris for $10.5 million.

LePage signs law to improve foreclosure process

Gov. Paul LePage signed a bill into law last week that will strengthen the role of mediators in Maine’s foreclosure process and expedite procedures to deal with abandoned...

Navy to christen next-generation warship

The Navy will on Saturday christen the first of its next-generation warships, the $4 billion USS Zumwalt, built at Bath Iron Works.

Mattson gets Muskie School as tenant at former hospital

The owner of MaineGeneral’s former East Chestnut Street hospital in Augusta has signed an agreement with a first tenant for the redevelopment project, the University of...

After dropping anchor in Portland, Iceland's Eimskip looks to hunker down, expand

Lori Valigra |

In the year since Eimskip, the 100-year-old, Reykjavik-based shipping company, moved its U.S. port of call for its own vessels to Portland from Norfolk, Va., the company already is...

Low-emissions fuel earns patent for Brunswick company

James McCarthy |

Brunswick — SeaChange Group LLC, a startup technology company located at Brunswick Landing, has been awarded a U.S. patent on a low-emissions fuel technology using glycerol, a...

Flood risk above normal as winter cold persists

State officials said the risk of flooding this spring remains higher than normal as the late arrival of warmer temperatures likely signals a quick thaw to come.

County evicts Oxford Aviation from headquarters

County officials on Tuesday issued an eviction notice to Oxford Aviation, giving the company two days to vacate the building it leases at the Oxford County Regional...

Tanker owners settle with Maine, N.H. after bridge crash

The owner of a tanker that came unmoored and drifted into a bridge connecting Maine and New Hampshire will pay the states $1.3 million after a settlement agreement over damages.