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Massachusetts tech firm expanding to Belfast

Ashland, Mass.-based OnProcess Technology said Monday that it is expanding to Belfast, with plans to hire 50 employees and support capacity for an additional 300.

Routines trigger creativity for Maine's innovators

Lori Valigra |

Long before the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, in the late 1700s, Beethoven routinely dumped water over his head to inspire beautiful compositions. Charles Dickens slept facing north, partly...

PUC votes to keep energy forecasts secret

The Maine Public Utilities Commission has voted to keep secret the price-projection models that are used to determine energy contracts.

Yarmouth shop founded in 1920s up for sale

Day's Crabmeat & Lobster, a Yarmouth business founded in the 1920s, is being offered for $950,000 by its owner, who said she's ready for “something different.”

Maine State Chamber backs tax reform plan

The Maine State Chamber of Commerce announced Tuesday that it supports some tax reform proposals being trumpeted by Gov. Paul LePage, calling them an “historic opportunity.”

Ex-waitress sues Moody’s Diner in federal court

A former waitress at Moody’s Diner in Waldoboro is suing the restaurant in federal court over allegations that she was discriminated against for religious reasons.

WEX beats analysts' projections in Q1 earnings

James McCarthy |

WEX Inc. (NYSE: WEX) beat analysts' projections in reporting its total revenue for the first quarter of 2015 increased 11% to $202.3 million from $182.1 million for the first quarter of 2014.

Scrap-metal dealer buys Otis Falls Mill

A local scrap-metal dealer has purchased the historic Otis Falls Mill in Jay after its former owners decided to end their multi-year effort to redevelop the property.

LePage to lead trade mission to Japan, China

Gov. Paul LePage will lead a delegation of Maine businesses and educational institutions in a trade mission to Japan and China this October.

FAA OKs Cumberland firm's use of drones

Cumberland-based firm Sevee & Maher Engineers said it was recently granted an exemption by federal regulators to use an unmanned aerial vehicle for commercial...