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Fourteen Maine companies make Inc. magazine's 'fastest growing' list

The parent company of Electricity Maine and 13 other Maine businesses have been named as some of the country’s fastest-growing private companies by Inc....

Largest U.S. dollar store chain expanding to Maine

Dollar General Corp. is set to begin construction on its first-ever Maine location, just after the country’s largest dollar store chain made a counteroffer to buy competitor...

Lewiston agrees to federal settlement over loan fraud

The city of Lewiston has agreed to pay two federal agencies over fraudulent loans that were made to a developer several years ago for apartment renovations.

Lewiston-Auburn tops nation for income inequality

Lewiston-Auburn has one of the largest income gaps between the rich and poor in the country, according to a new report that focuses on the growing divide.

ReEnergy to restart Ashland biomass plant

ReEnergy Holdings LLC, the New York-based owner of four biomass plants in Maine and a construction and demolition material processing facility in Lewiston, plans to restart its shuttered...

Second attempt to merge Lewiston, Auburn underway

A proposal to merge Lewiston and Auburn into one city is back on the table after the Twin Cities formed a new citizens commission that is expected to start meeting today.

Morrison retiring from Androscoggin chamber post

Chip Morrison, who has been the president of the Androscoggin County Chamber of Commerce for 19 years, is retiring from his post in the spring of 2015.

This L-A film festival was organized in less than 3 months — and it's already starting to sell out

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The Emerge Film Festival starts in the Lewiston-Auburn area tonight, but with over 1,000 passes...

L-A's only Alpine ski hill could close

Lost Valley, Lewiston-Auburn’s only Alpine ski resort that has experienced ongoing budget issues, could close before next season unless it receives financial assistance.

Lewiston firm bought out from bank ownership

FISC Solutions, a Lewiston-based payment processing and business support firm, has been acquired by its senior management team from two regional banks.