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Lewiston insurer gets lion's share of ACA signups

For a second year in a row, Maine Community Health Options has signed up the majority of Mainers seeking health insurance through the Affordable Care Act’s federal...

Lewiston insurer stands out among co-ops

Lewiston-based Maine Community Health Options is the only health insurance co-op out of 23 nationwide to report a net income and favorable underwriting through last year’s...

Businesses give mixed report on snow

The heaps of snow that have buried Maine in the past week are receiving a mixed report from businesses. For some, it’s a boon; for others, a curse.

Lewiston insurer partners with pharmacy

Lewiston-based Maine Community Health Options has partnered with a locally owned community pharmacy group to eliminate the cost of generic medications for members.

Investor group buys Lewiston manufacturer

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A group of investors led by a Windham-based private equity firm announced that it has purchased Lewiston manufacturer Elmet Technologies, just after 33 layoffs were...

Lewiston manufacturer lays off 33 people

Elmet Technologies, a Lewiston-based manufacturer, has laid off 33 hourly and salaried workers, but the company has so far declined to release any details.

SymQuest gives $30K to Lewiston nonprofits

SymQuest, a managed IT services company in Lewiston, has awarded a total of $30,000 in office technology to two Lewiston nonprofits as part of the company's...

Customers of closed Bath business still in the dark

After Gediman’s Appliance abruptly closed four months ago, many customers are still wondering if the Bath business will give them the products they paid for, or at least a...

Lewiston, Bangor beauty schools abruptly close

Mr. Bernard’s School of Hair Fashion’s campuses in Lewiston and Bangor abruptly closed on Monday, leaving students wondering how they will complete their...

Lewiston insurer continues rapid growth

Lewiston-based Maine Community Health Options is continuing to grow after exceeding membership goals in its first year and capturing the majority of the market in the state’s...