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Breweries, pubs and contractors recognized at Family Business Awards

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On Tuesday night, the 20 finalists of the 17th Annual Maine Family Business Awards gala gathered in Portland at the Holiday Inn By The Bay to recognize the seven family-owned companies that were...

Harvard Pilgrim foundation awards $37K to four Maine food initiatives

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Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Foundation announced Wednesday it has awarded almost $37,000 in new “Healthy Food for Every Age” grants to four nonprofit food initiatives in Maine.

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...

Business lauded by L-A city officials finds new home

Downtown Handmade & Vintage has found a new home at 277 Lisbon St. in downtown Lewiston, where it will be joined by the art collective, The Hive, and a new art gallery.

Transportation providers expand routes following CTI closure

A pair of transportation companies in Belfast and Lewiston-Auburn will assume control of public transportation services in Maine's midcoast region following the announced closure of Coastal Trans...

Recent sales heat up Lewiston-Auburn retail market

Laurie Schreiber |

675 Main Street LLC, bought two shopping centers — the 32,000-square-foot Marketplace Mall located at 675 Main St. in Lewiston for $2 million, and the 12,000-square-foot Taylor Brook Mall, at...

State, feds at odds over how to address Community Health Options' financial woes

James McCarthy |

The federal government has rebuffed a proposal submitted by Eric Cioppa, superintendent of Maine's Bureau of Insurance, to seek a court order to temporarily take control of Lewiston-based Community...

Uber officially rolls out service in Bangor and Lewiston

Travelers in Bangor and Lewiston now have one more way to get around, as the online transportation company Uber has officially launched in both Maine communities Wednesday.

Burger King reclaims kingdom in $2.2M Maine Turnpike conversions

Burger King is the king of the Maine Turnpike — at least between Portland and Lewiston — prompting the Maine Turnpike Authority to foot part of the bill for a $2.2 million conversion from...

Chamber leader: Funding cuts would threaten L/A business climate

Matt Leonard, who has led the Lewiston Auburn Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce less than a year, is wasting no time getting involved in local politics.