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Vote on Maine Water Co.'s parent firm's merger set for Nov. 16

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Connecticut Water Service Inc. (NASDAQ: CTWS) announced Monday that the independent proxy advisory firm Institutional Shareholder Services Inc.recommends that Connecticut Water shareholders vote...

Harbor dredging in Kennebunkport to begin next year

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The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will work next year with a private contractor to dredge sand and silt from Cape Porpoise Harbor, improving marine navigation off the eastern shore of Kennebunkport.

Expanded Downeaster rail service chugs into Freeport, Brunswick

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Amtrak Downeaster passengers will get new choices for travel north of Portland next week, as the rail service adds two weekday round trips serving Freeport and Brunswick and one on weekends.

Aland Realty opens Kittery office

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A York County real estate brokerage has expanded into Kittery.

Duluth Trading Co. store opens in South Portland as part of aggressive expansion

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The first Duluth Trading Co. store in Maine is open in South Portland, the latest in an aggressive bricks-and-mortar expansion by the Wisconsin-based apparel and accessories retailer.

IDEXX revenues up 11% in Q3 earnings report

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IDEXX Laboratories Inc., the Westbrook-based maker of veterinary diagnostic products, today announced revenues for the year's third quarter of $545 million, an increase of 11% compared to the prior...

SaviLinx will expand in Mississippi with bricks-and-mortar call center

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SaviLinx, a call-service company that is based at Brunswick Landing, plans to open a bricks-and-mortar call center in Mississippi for several hundred employees.

Biddeford wins $150,000 grant to restore historic City Hall Clock Tower

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Biddeford will use a $150,000 historic preservation grant unveiled on Monday to restore its City Hall Clock Tower. The chimes once used to summon mill workers to their shifts.

Tariff ruling protects 130 jobs and future growth of Sanford rug manufacturer

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Maine's congressional delegation announced Tuesday that Flemish Master Weavers, with 130 employees working at its 210,000-square-foot plant in Sanford, prevailed in its application for an exemption...

USM to launch North Atlantic partnership with goal of growing state's economy

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The University of Southern Maine will announce Thursday its intent to form the Maine North Atlantic Institute, a comprehensive economic and educational collaboration working with Maine businesses,...