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LOOKBACK: Celebrating Mainebiz's 20th anniversary

Lori Valigra |

In this shortened work week leading up to Mainebiz’s 20th anniversary edition on Sept. 8, we will run an online feature in our Daily electronic edition to share what we...

Groups divided over Searsport dredging project

A proposed dredging project in Searsport, the second-largest port in Maine, could have a great economic benefit for a larger Maine region, but could also have an environmental...

Two firms purchase lots in Gardiner business park

Gardiner’s City Council has approved two real estate purchase-and-sale agreements on three commercial lots at the Libby Hill Business Park, located at Interstate 295’s Exit 49...

New bridge links Fort Kent and New Brunswick

The new $13.9 million Clair-Fort Kent International Bridge has opened, with officials from both Maine and New Brunswick describing it as an important link for economic opportunity between...

Waterville group seeks expanded foreign trade zone

The Central Maine Growth Council, an economic development organization in Waterville, is seeking to expand the city's foreign trade zone to help Maine companies compete in a global...

Four months in, exports to Iceland break 2013 record

The value of Maine’s exports to Iceland reached $2.02 million for the first quarter in 2014, already breaking last year’s $1.95 million record and forecasting a banner...

Pan Am sells rail track needed for marine terminal expansion

James McCarthy |

A key piece of land that had been owned by a railroad will become part of the International Marine Terminal in Portland, an official at Pan Am Railways said Monday.

Lobster plant increases workforce by nearly 50%

A lobster processing plant in Gouldsboro plans to expand its workforce by nearly 50% to almost 200 from last year when it resumes production this month.

Are Maine's overseas trade missions worth the time and money?


When Gov. Paul LePage leads a delegation of Maine business owners and leaders to the United Kingdom and Iceland in June, it will mark the 17th year for business-to-business meetings...

LePage seeks trade options, visits UNE Morocco campus

Government and college officials celebrated the University of New England’s new science-focused campus in Morocco at a dedication ceremony this week.