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Falmouth business owner faces prostitution charge

The owner of a Falmouth acupressure therapy business has been charged with engaging in prostitution following an investigation that began seven months ago.

Canadian LNG firm seeks passage through Maine

Nova Scotia-based liquefied natural gas exporter Bear Head LNG is seeking to send fuel from central and western Canada through New England for export into foreign markets.

EMCC head may step down for Florida post

Eastern Maine Community College President Lawrence Barrett is potentially stepping down after announcing that he has tentatively accepted a job offer in Florida.

Blue Hill-based Hydro-Photon raises $3M

Lori Valigra |

Hydro-Photon Inc., a Blue Hill developer of ultraviolet technology for portable devices that can purify drinking water, has raised $3 million of a $4 million equity offering,...

Ex-Camden charity head to pay $4.6M settlement

A Rockport businessman has agreed to pay $4.6 million to the Camden charity that accused him of embezzling funds while serving as its leader.

Varney Agency seeks Canadian expansion with new stake in large Quebec sawmill operator

Dylan Martin |

The family connected to Bangor-based Varney Agency has acquired a one-third ownership stake in what it is calling one of Quebec’s largest independent sawmill operators.

Kestrel merges with New Mexico company

Wisconsin-based Kestrel Aircraft has merged with an Albuquerque, N.M., aviation company, and it’s not expected to have an immediate impact on Kestrel’s operation in...

Berwick telecom firm partners with NASCAR

APXnet, a Berwick telecom company, has designed a new gigabit fiber-optic network for more than two dozen racetracks for NASCAR as part of a five-year deal.

Rockland cafe OK’d to use veterans park

The Brass Compass Cafe in Rockland has received unanimous approval from the city council to use a part of a veterans park for outdoor seating during the summer.

Freeport to consider plastic bag ban

The Freeport Town Council is expected to make a decision on Tuesday whether or not to move forward with a proposal to ban plastic bags.