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Job outlook uncertain for Portland IT Firm

Dylan Martin |

Unified Technologies, a Portland-based IT firm, may cut an undetermined amount of positions and will lose its name after being acquired by a company based in Waltham,...

Sea level to C-level: Maine Maritime Academy investing in tech


On a sunny September morning in Castine Harbor, the tug Pentagoet carefully maneuvers away from the 230-foot barge Oyster Bay.

PenBay Solutions develops a GIS tool for mapping what's inside buildings

James McCarthy |

Since 2006, New York City has required owners of office towers taller than 15 stories to file "emergency action plans." Tens of thousands of floor plans have since been...

Dan Kerluke skates his sports analytics startup into NHL territory

Dylan Martin |

Like any entrepreneur, Dan Kerluke knew there was going to be a point when he had to jump off the deep end and dive into the exciting and equally scary world of running his own startup...

UMF awarded $20M college-readiness grant

The U.S. Department of Education has awarded the University of Maine at Farmington a $20 million, seven-year grant to help at-risk middle and high school students prepare for and be...

Old Town workers denied federal funds

U.S. Sens. Angus King and Susan Collins have pledged to find alternative federal assistance for about 180 workers at Old Town Fuel and Fiber who were laid off when the pulp mill closed in...

L.L.Bean stitches up fitting gift for Derek Jeter

New York Yankees retiring captain Derek Jeter, who received a hero’s sendoff in his final game at Yankee Stadium Thursday and deservedly so since he hit a dramatic game-winning...

Canadian firm to buy Fraser Timber mill

A Quebec-based wood-processing company has signed an agreement to purchase Fraser Timber LLC’s lumber mill in Masardis, a small town in Aroostook County.

Biddeford firm wins $10 million Navy contract

Oak Point Associates, a Biddeford architectural, engineering and design firm, signed a $10 million Navy contract on Wednesday to design and engineer improvements at Navy facilities along...

The week in review

The good: Portland-based Ocean Renewable Power Co. has completed a demonstration project testing...