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MDI Bio Lab president stepping down in 2018

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Kevin Strange, president of the Bar Harbor-based MDI Biological Laboratory, has announced that he will leave his post in July 2018, the end of his current term.

Mercy Hospital offers early retirement buyouts

As part of an effort to cut expenses as it plans to consolidate operations at its Portland-based Fore River location, Mercy Hospital has offered early retirement buyouts to 99 employees.

Most of this downtown Bangor block could be yours

The majority of a block in the downtown Bangor could be yours for $1.95 million.

Uber competitor Lyft launches in Portland

The ride-sharing service Lyft is looking to draft drivers in Portland following its launch in Maine's most populated city on Friday.

East Boothbay-built Comanche yacht breaks transatlantic sailing record

Kevin Steeves |

Comanche, the 100-foot supermaxi yacht built at the East Boothbay-based Hodgdon Yachts, is celebrating another victory, shattering the west-to-east transatlantic monohull sailing record Thursday...

Brunswick startup lauded for work in hospital construction zone

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The Brunswick-based STARC Systems played a key role in keeping patients safe during the Central Maine Medical Center’s recent renovation of its emergency department.

Former police barracks in Orono will get a new life as car lot

The Bangor-based car dealership Van Syckle Inc. has been granted the go-ahead for its plans to convert the former Maine State Police barracks on Main Street in Orono into a 10-vehicle used car lot.

Enfield will get Maine’s next Dollar General

Construction is underway for Maine’s sixth Dollar General Store, at a still-in-the-works, 9,100-square-foot building in the Penobscot County town of Enfield. It is expected to open in early...

So long, and thanks for the memories, Larry the lobster

It wasn’t smooth sailing for Larry, the 15-pound lobster that was spared a Florida boil pot for the sweet life of luxury at the Maine State Aquarium. The headline-grabbing lobster was found DOA...

WEX tracking to become $1B company by year's end

James McCarthy |

WEX Inc. reported total revenue for the second quarter increased 9.5% to $233.9 million, which is $20.2 million more than the $213.7 million reported for the second quarter in 2015.