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Shuttered Howland contractor faces abuse claims

The Howland man who abruptly closed his contracting business last week, leaving dozens of customers without services they had paid for, had a protection of abuse order against him...

KeyBank gives $200K to Maine Medical Center

KeyBank has donated $200,000 to Maine Medical Center in Portland to construct a new waiting room that aims to provide an "aesthetically healing" environment for families.

Smitty's Cinema to open fourth Maine location

Smitty’s Cinema, a small "cinema pub" chain that has locations in Biddeford, Sanford and Windham, will open its fourth location in Maine by early summer next...

Nonstop Portland-Orlando flights to begin early

Southwest Airlines will begin its nonstop flights from Portland to Orlando, Fla. on Feb. 21, two weeks earlier than anticipated.The...

Ohio company to close Falmouth office

The Smithers Group, an Ohio-based provider of market, technical and business information, is closing its Falmouth office and offering to relocate its 11 employees to Akron,...

Summit takes heat for marketing contractor

Summit Natural Gas of Maine is taking heat from Cumberland officials and residents who are wondering why the utility promoted a Howland contractor that abruptly closed last...

Owner to sell 106-year-old, family-run Bangor business to employees

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Ron Dennis, president of Bangor-based Dennis Paper and Food Service, wanted to keep his 106-year-old family business locally owned and independent. He had some other options come up...

Attorney: Portland's wage hike proposal is risky

The city of Portland’s top attorney said that while a proposed minimum wage is constitutional, it could be difficult to enforce.

DEP gives $16K fine to North Yarmouth business

The Maine Department of Environmental Protection has fined a North Yarmouth-based furniture restoration business $16,000 for violating hazardous waste rules.

Howland natural gas contractor abruptly closes

The abrupt closure of a Portland-based contractor has some wondering what will happen to approximately 165 customers who paid in advance for natural gas home heating...