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Rockport entrepreneur sues business partner

A Rockport entrepreneur who led one of the highest funded Kickstarter campaigns in Maine is suing his business partner for abandoning their high-tech sunglasses venture.

Winxnet makes third acquisition this year

Dylan Martin |

Portland-based IT firm Winxnet has bought a local consulting technology group, making it the company’s third acquisition this year.

Sales of L.L.Bean boots way up this year

If you’re looking for a new pair of L.L.Bean’s signature Bean boots this winter, you may be out of luck. The Freeport-based retailer said there are tens of thousands of...

Income tax lends to strong economic forecast

The state's revenue is projected to increase by $45.5 million for the current fiscal year as a result of improved revenues from individual and corporate income taxes. 

9 Maine hospitals earn 'top hospital' distinction

Nine Maine hospitals have been named to The Leapfrog Group’s annual list of "top rural hospitals," a recognition given to less than 7% of all eligible hospitals...

GNP mill's buyer: All options are open

Hackman Capital Partners, a California-based investment firm, will purchase the Great Northern Paper Co. mill in East Millinocket for $5.4 million after making the winning bid in an...

WEX purchase expands presence in Europe

WEX Inc., an international fleet card and corporate payment services company based in South Portland, now owns the assets of ExxonMobil’s European commercial fuel card program...

Protecting your domain: Big or small, cyberattacks a reality for Maine businesses

Dylan Martin |

With news of major data breaches hitting corporate giants like Target, Home Depot and Morgan Stanley in the past year, it may be easy to forget that cybersecurity issues are not just...

DeLorme scores important court victory

DeLorme Publishing, the Yarmouth-based company that makes the Maine Atlas and Gazetteer, scored an important court victory this week in a patent infringement lawsuit, but its legal...

Gorham startup seeks to preserve family memories through digital archive system

Dylan Martin |

It was in January 2012 when Pamela Castrucci, an assistant vice president and managing counsel at Unum, learned that her friend’s 7-year-old son lost his last chance of...