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Farmers' Almanac predicts cold winter (with a grain of salt)

Peter Van Allen |

The Lewiston-based Farmers' Almanac is calling for an “ice cold and snow-filled” winter in the Northeast — and stirring up a lot of weather talk nationwide.

California health care company plans to hire 200 in Maine

San Francisco's Grand Rounds, which matches doctors with patients, is coming to Lewiston to try to improve medical outcomes.

Community Health Options sues feds for $23M

Maine health insurance co-op Community Health Options of Lewiston is suing the federal government over $22.9 million it claims it is owed to offset losses it incurred in 2015.

Cooperative farm to be launched by Somali immigrants

Four Somali Bantu farmers have started New Roots Cooperative Farm in Lewiston.

Central Maine Healthcare names new president, CEO

Staff |

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...