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WEX total revenues up 41% in first quarter of 2017

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After closing out 2016 as a $1 billion company, WEX Inc. continues to ride a strong growth trajectory, reporting today that total revenue for its first quarter of 2017 increased 41% to $291.4...

'Measures of Growth 2017' report: Maine gets 'red flag' for R&D

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An annual report that assesses economic indicators related to Maine's business climate, workforce, health and wellness, civic assets and the environment gives the state high marks for exceptional...

Ship strikes on whales more common than expected

A new study has found that nearly 15% of humpback whales that arrive every spring in the southern Gulf of Maine have been hit by at least one ship.

Reed & Reed acquires electrical transmission contractor

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Reed & Reed Inc., an employee-owned civil contractor firm based in Woolwich, announced Monday it has acquired PLC Construction of Farmington, N.H., a company that specializes in building electrical...

Reed & Reed wins $17.4M turnpike contract

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Woolwich-based construction firm Reed & Reed has been hired to build an E-ZPass Open Road Toll facility near Exit 44 of the Maine Turnpike.

Maine airports seek greater regulation of Uber, Lyft

Maine’s largest airports are backing proposed emergency legislation allowing municipalities to regulate transportation companies like Uber and Lyft at local airports.

April Fool’s Day marks start of climbing gas prices

Price-tracker GasBuddy.com reported the national average gasoline price jumped 4.2 cents per gallon in the last week to $2.33 per gallon, tracking oil prices that climbed above $50 per barrel for the...

Finnish aircraft firm picks Brunswick Landing for U.S. headquarters

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Brunswick Landing has been selected as the headquarters for a joint venture between the Finnish aircraft company Atol Avion and a U.S.-based investor group that plans to build and distribute an...

Court: S. Portland must pay full cost of defending against pipeline suit

South Portland, which has already spent more than $1 million to defend its environmental ordinance, will be fully responsible for additional legal costs in fighting a lawsuit over transportation of...

LePage floats idea of merging MDOT and Maine Turnpike Authority

Gov. Paul LePage speaking at a town hall meeting in Gorham Wednesday night floated the idea of merging the Maine Turnpike Authority with the Maine Department of Transportation, suggesting that it...

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