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Former manager at Whole Foods files racial discrimination lawsuit

A former meat manager at Whole Foods in Portland has filed a discrimination lawsuit against the company, saying it did nothing to stop racial harassment and intimidation from other workers.

Report: Shuttered Waterville market still owes farmers money

The closing of Barrels Community Market in downtown Waterville has left some area farmers being owed thousands of dollars for their produce and products.

Arundel Barn Playhouse to be sold to area developers for live music venue

Kennebunkport hotel and restaurant developers have reached an agreement to buy the Arundel Barn Playhouse and convert it into a live music venue.

At least six Tim Hortons in Maine closed

Tim Hortons has closed at least six of its restaurants in Maine, including in South Portland, Auburn, Lewiston and Augusta, but it’s not clear how many people were laid off as a result.

Rising Tide Brewing sees strong growth in part thanks to Portland tasting room

Lori Valigra |

Rising Tide's total sales grew 262% from 2012 through 2014, making it Mainebiz's fastest-growing company in the small category, with 25 or fewer employees.

Proposed Westbrook shopping plaza under review

A proposed shopping center called Dirigo Plaza on the Portland-Westbrook line will be reviewed by Westbrook’s Planning Board next week.

OTTO Pizza founders on growth, rejected names and the reaction to mashed potatoes on pizza

Paul Koenig |

Anthony Allen and Mike Keon, founders of OTTO Pizza, spoke Tuesday at Mainebiz's Momentum Convention, describing tips for growth and the history of the company.

Revenue from auto sales up this year

Maine auto dealers are reporting similar volumes of sales compared to last year, but the tax revenue of the sales is up 7% from last year.

Aroostook County lumber company buys Fort Kent store

Lumber and building supply company S.W. Collins Co. has bought Quigley’s Building Supply in Fort Kent.

Gifford's to expand ice cream production in Skowhegan

Paul Koenig |

The family-owned ice cream maker, Gifford's Famous Ice Cream, plans to add to the footprint of its Skowhegan factory to make room for new production equipment, which is expected to double the...