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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.

Minnesota company purchases Paris modular home builder

Aetrium Inc., a publicly traded company based in St. Paul, Minn., has acquired privately held KBS Building Systems Inc. of South Paris for $10.5 million.

Pharmacy leader files complaint against Canadian drug co.

The president of the Maine Pharmacy Association has filed a complaint with state regulators alleging a Canadian pharmaceutical company broke state law by selling him drugs...

Canadian dollar’s drop could hit Maine tourism

Canada’s dollar, the loonie, has fallen in value to 90 U.S. cents and is expected to continue to drop, which could affect trade and hurt summer tourism in Maine towns like Old...

Portland's waterfront gets renewed interest

James McCarthy |

From east to west and everything in between, Portland's waterfront is changing.