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Survey finds growing demand for Maine manufacturing workers

Peter Van Allen |

There are more than 850 job openings at manufacturers around the state, the Manufacturers Association of Maine reports in a new survey. The survey responses were a far cry from those of December...

Tax break approved for Augusta aviation firm

The Augusta City Council has approved a tax break that will help Maine Instrument Flight build a new hangar to accommodate more space for customers.

Uber eyes coastal Maine expansion

Uber, the San Francisco-based ridesharing service, is beginning operations in Bar Harbor, Old Orchard Beach, Ogunquit and Kennebunk on Friday evening for a summertime...

Bar Harbor Chamber names new leader

The Bar Harbor Chamber of Commerce has named a former Eastern Maine Development Corp. employee as its new executive director.The...

How Sawyer Fredericks of NBC's 'The Voice' ended up with a Maine-made guitar

Dylan Martin |

When 16-year-old Sawyer Fredericks won the eighth season of NBC talent competition "The Voice" Tuesday night, most viewers probably didn’t know he was playing a...

Bangor Region Chamber CEO to step down

Bangor Region Chamber of Commerce CEO and President John Porter has announced that he plans to step down this August to take a new job.

Maine Med tops 'Common Care' rankings

Maine Medical Center in Portland is among 34 hospitals nationwide to receive the highest ranking across five categories in a new list from U.S. News & World Report.

USM names new president after first choice leaves

The University of Southern Maine has named Glenn Cummings as its new president after the university’s first choice unexpectedly dropped out.

Referendum could impact Portland project

A Portland group of residents is seeking to hold a referendum that would protect the city’s scenic views and could have a major impact on a proposed mixed-use development.

Waterboro company built tank for 'Mad Max'

Waterboro-based Howe and Howe Technologies has built a customized tank that appears in the recently released "Mad Max: Fury Road" film.