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L.L.Bean closing Bangor call center

Freeport-based retailer L.L.Bean will close its Bangor call center — which has employed up to 800 part-time workers in past holiday sales seasons — in spring...

Ousted CEO reaches deal to buy Market Basket

The epic feud between Market Basket shareholders that ignited a company-wide boycott came to an end Wednesday night when the rival relatives reached a deal to sell a majority share...

Disagreement continues over Market Basket sale

Market Basket’s board of directors have yet to reach an agreement over the proposed sale of the Massachusetts-based supermarket chain to ousted CEO Arthur T.

Portland waterfront developer seeks Old Port feel

Developers are seeking to transform a historic Portland waterfront property into a mixed-use development that would emulate the feel of the Old Port.

Market Basket board cancels meeting, prolongs feud

A Market Basket board meeting scheduled for Sunday was called off after the supermarket chain’s shareholders could not reach a final agreement over Arthur T. Demoulas’s...

Portland's OTTO Pizza discovers data breach that could impact customers

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OTTO Pizza, the Portland-based restaurant chain, said it has discovered a data breach at its two Portland locations that may have exposed credit card numbers of about 900...

Demoulas to submit final bid for Market Basket

Arthur T. Demoulas, the ousted CEO of Market Basket, is expected to make his final offer to buy the Massachusetts-based supermarket chain today, the

Inn owner seeks to lift ban on serving dinner

The owner of the Windward House bed-and-breakfast in Camden is seeking a town-wide referendum that would allow her to serve dinner to overnight guests.

Largest U.S. dollar store chain expanding to Maine

Dollar General Corp. is set to begin construction on its first-ever Maine location, just after the country’s largest dollar store chain made a counteroffer to buy competitor...

Major vendor criticizes, cuts ties with Market Basket

A major seafood vendor for Market Basket said in a fiery 1,300-word Facebook post it will no longer do business with the embattled, Massachusetts-based supermarket chain.