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Orono Brewing to open downtown Bangor location

Another brewery is on its way to downtown Bangor, as Orono Brewing Co. co-owners Abe and Heather Furth and Mark Horton unveiled their plans for a tasting room and small-batch test brewery at 26 State...

Acadia park adds $248M to local economy in 2015

Acadia National Park's approximately 2.81 million visits contributed $248 million in direct visitor spending to the local economy in 2015, according to park officials.

120 without work following closure of Keiser Homes

The Oxford-based modular home manufacturer Keiser Homes has closed, leaving approximately 120 people without work as part of the reported bankruptcy filing of its parent company, the Mechanicsburg,...

Rockland represents Maine in national Main Streets celebration

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The city of Rockland is representing the state of Maine in National Life Group's 2016 Main Streets Across America celebration.

New flower show coming to Portland in 2017

The breweries, distilleries, outdoor concert space and ice rink of Portland's Thompson's Point will be joined by the inaugural Maine Flower Show next March, following an announcement by the Maine...

Craft brewers soak up locally sourced and processed grains

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Rising Tide Brewing Co. said it plans to use some Maine-grown and processed grains in every batch of beer it brews. Buying from local growers and processors is a new trend in Maine as malthouses and...

Portland Pirates jump ship to Massachusetts

After approximately 23 years of calling the Cross Insurance Arena home, the American Hockey League's Portland Pirates are reportedly leaving Portland for Springfield, Mass.

Landry/French joins the growing ranks of Maine ESOP businesses

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When Landry/French Construction Co. Vice President Kevin French started plotting out a succession plan for the Scarborough-based construction company with President Denis Landry a year-and-a-half...

Olympic team to sport shoes handcrafted in Lewiston

The U.S. Olympic team will be sporting red, white and blue leather boat shoes handcrafted by the Lewiston-based shoemaker Rancourt & Co. during the opening and closing ceremonies at the 2016 Olympics...

UMaine and Kepware unveil new undergraduate lab

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The University of Maine and the Portland-based Kepware Technologies unveiled the Kepware Digital Systems and Robotics Laboratory in Barrows Hall on Tuesday during a ribbon-cutting ceremony.