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Community Concepts mum on CEO's departure

Community Concepts Inc., a Lewiston-based social services agency that provides small business loans, is not saying why CEO Mike Burke stepped down on Wednesday after serving the...

Mercy back in the black, credits EMHS merger

Mercy Hospital in Portland ended the year with a net financial gain after two years of losses, crediting its merger with Eastern Maine Healthcare Systems for the...

New restaurant could be one of Portland's largest

Two veteran restaurateurs plan to open a new seafood restaurant on Portland’s waterfront.The

Bangor Savings' new leader to take post soon

Bangor Savings Bank announced on Wednesday that Bob Montgomery-Rice will take his post as president in January and as the bank’s CEO and director in April.

Bucksport pop-up shops to boost businesses

The town of Bucksport has funded the creation of four "pop-up" retail stores as a way to support local businesses and look beyond Bucksport’s identity as a mill...

Low-income housing fund raises $25.75M

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Northern New England Housing Investment Fund, a Portland-based tax credit syndicator that helps to create affordable housing in Maine and New Hampshire, expects to close its 17th...

Proposed Portland venue moves forward

A 400-seat performance center proposed for Portland’s Munjoy Hill is moving forward after the City Council approved a conditional zoning agreement on Monday.

Union sues to block Verso mill sale

Verso Paper’s planned sale of its Bucksport mill to a scrap metal company is facing a legal challenge from a local union chapter citing an antitrust violation.

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...

Defense bill would boost Maine businesses

The 2015 Department of Defense budget passed by the U.S. Congress last week is expected to benefit Bath Iron Works, Pratt & Whitney and other Maine-based military...