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Lawmakers OK new rules for Uber, similar services

Uber and other smartphone-based ridesharing services no longer have to worry about a disparity in regulations between different Maine towns and cities after lawmakers approved new statewide...

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...

Nova Scotia officials seek Maine's support for ferry service

A delegation from Nova Scotia that included the Canadian province’s transportation minister met with state and local officials Thursday to discuss support for the ferry service between Portland...

HUD awards $15M to Maine housing initiatives

U.S. Sens. Susan Collins and Angus King announced Wednesday that the U.S Department of Housing and Urban Development has awarded three grants totaling more than $15 million to Maine to support the...

Maine slides to 48th in construction job growth

Employment statistics from Associated General Contractors America rank Maine 48th in the country for construction job growth, based on 700 fewer construction workers being employed at Maine companies...

Brunswick train facility gets final OK from DEP

The operator of the Amtrak Downeaster has received its final permit needed to begin construction of its proposed $12.7 million layover facility in Brunswick.

Lewiston charter service buys Rockland firm

Northeast Charter & Tour Co. Inc. in Lewiston has acquired the assets and operating rights of a trolley and limousine service in Rockland.

'Unleash your inner beer beast': The Bangor area is getting its own brewery tour bus

Dylan Martin |

Get your growlers ready. The Bangor area is getting its own brewery tour bus, and it's following the growing popularity of beer tourism in Maine and across the country.

Two Maine airports get $3.8M in federal funding

Two Maine airports are receiving more than $3.8 million from the U.S. Department of Transportation to reconstruct their existing runways.

DEP gives initial OK to Brunswick train facility

The Maine Department of Environmental Protection has given initial approval of the final permit needed to begin construction of Amtrak Downeaster’s layover facility in Brunswick.