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LePage and lawmakers find common ground on $85M transportation bond

James McCarthy |

Although dozens of bills enacted in the final days of the 127th Legislature's first session remain in limbo due to the veto standoff between Gov. Paul LePage and lawmakers, the governor...

Tilson awarded $270K for broadband project

Portland-based Tilson Technology Management has won a $270,335 contract to design, engineer and build a broadband network in a section of Ellsworth that includes the city's Commerce Park, an...

Pan Am to pay fine for Waterville violations

Pan Am Railways will pay $152,000 as part of an agreed-upon settlement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency over violations in Deerfield, Mass., and Waterville.

Mac Air Group begins work on $6M facility

Mac Air Group, a Portland-based, high-end aviation services company, began construction of its $6 million facility at Portland International Jetport on Thursday.

Augusta food distributor plans expansion

Performance Foodservice’s NorthCenter location in Augusta is planning to build a new 50,000-square-foot freezer, but it first needs permission to construct a new parking garage.

Northeast Air plans $2M terminal upgrade

Northeast Air, a Portland-based servicer of private aircraft and charters at Portland International Airport, is planning to invest $2 million in passenger terminal upgrades.

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...