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New lead biologist for lobster monitoring program

Kathleen Reardon, who has coordinated the state Department of Marine Resources' lobster monitoring programs for the past 10 years, has been named the lead lobster biologist for the state.

Tilson awarded $270K for broadband project

Portland-based Tilson Technology Management has won a $270,335 contract to design, engineer and build a broadband network in a section of Ellsworth that includes the city's Commerce Park, an...

Indian firm partners with Argo to create 300 jobs

India-based tech support company iYogi is partnering with Argo Marketing to launch its first North America support center in Lewiston, creating 300 new jobs.

Tyler Technologies plans to add hundreds of jobs

Texas-based Tyler Technologies plans to expand its office building in Yarmouth, which would allow it to create more than 500 new jobs over the next decade.

Here's why Barclaycard decided to spend $5 million to expand its Wilton call center

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Barclaycard U.S. opened its Wilton call center in 2008 at the time to support its new credit card with L.L.Bean, but it's worked out so well that the national credit card company has invested $5...

SMCC to provide training for electricians at BIW

Bath Iron Works and Southern Maine Community College signed an agreement on Friday that will extend a training program for almost 90 marine electricians recently hired by the Bath shipyard.

Multi-million-dollar pipeline fight likely heading to court

A U.S. District Court judge in Bangor has rejected a motion for summary judgment in the court case involving claims between Summit Natural Gas of Maine Inc. and Schmid Pipeline Construction Inc.,...

Greenlight Maine picks 26 semifinalists to vie for $100,000 prize in entrepreneur contest

“Greenlight Maine,” an upcoming weekly TV show in which Maine entrepreneurs can vie to win a minimum prize of $100,000, said it has selected the 26 semifinalists to compete in the...

Feds award $120K to 13 Maine clean energy projects

USDA Rural Development is awarding nearly $120,000 to 13 Maine businesses for clean energy projects that include solar power systems, variable-frequency ventilation fans and geothermal heat pumps.

Sugarloaf to spend $1.3 million on lift upgrades

Sugarloaf will install a new, state-of-the-art terminal at the bottom of the King Pine chairlift this summer, part of more than $1.3 million in upgrades to the resort's lift infrastructure, the...