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Portland officials seek to regulate Uber

The city of Portland is planning to draft new regulations for Uber, a venture-backed startup that provides app-based ride-share services in more than 140 cities.

Auburn councilors OK Hartt tax break

The Auburn City Council has approved a tax incentive plan for Hartt Transportation’s $5.3 million facility that will help the company pay for utilities and other site...

Auburn officials say no to expanded TIF

The Auburn City Council said it will not consider an expanded Tax Increment Financing district for an industrial park that contains Hartt Transportation Systems.

Nonstop Portland-Orlando flights to begin early

Southwest Airlines will begin its nonstop flights from Portland to Orlando, Fla. on Feb. 21, two weeks earlier than anticipated.The...

Metro bus could expand to Brunswick

The Greater Portland Transit District, also known as Metro, could expand bus service as far as Brunswick and make scheduling accommodations for businesses on the way as part of its...

Report: Navy complacent in Portsmouth sub fire

Navy investigators have concluded that the Navy’s response to the May 2012 nuclear submarine fire at the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard showed it had become complacent about...

State official hints at possible sale of Old Town mill

A senior forest products adviser at the Maine Department of Economic and Community Development is reporting that a buyer has been found for the Old Town Fuel and Fiber mill that closed...

Bookkeeper pleads guilty to embezzlement

A New Hampshire woman has pleaded guilty to two charges after embezzling more than $740,000 from Norway-based Grover Gundrilling Inc., her former employer.

Downeaster to add Kennebunk stop

The operator of the Amtrak Downeaster is planning to add a seasonal stop in Kennebunk, which is expected to boost the town’s tourism efforts.

C&L Aerospace continues Bangor expansion

C&L Aerospace, a global aviation services company in Bangor, recently opened its newly renovated aircraft painting facility, which will allow the company to hire 20 more...