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Central Maine Healthcare names new president, CEO

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Jeff Brickman will replace Peter E. Chalke as the next president and CEO of Central Maine Healthcare on Sept. 19.

This restaurateur is giving away his upscale eatery through an essay contest

Looking to get into the world of Maine's upscale restaurant business but have little capital to fall back on aside from your wit, wisdom and $150?

Oxford Networks set to be acquired by N.Y. equity firm

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The Lewiston-based fiber-optic bandwidth infrastructure services provider Oxford Networks has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by the New York-based private equity firm Oak Hill...

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...