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King seeks oversight details of FairPoint's broadband expansion

U.S. Sen. Angus King has asked the federal regulators how they will ensure FairPoint Communications appropriately uses millions in federal subsidies to expand broadband Internet access in rural Maine.

Federal funding will support distance learning, telemedicine programs

U.S. Sens. Susan Collins and Angus King said Monday that more than $2 million in federal funding will go to six entities throughout the state to support distance learning and telemedicine programs.

Maine Preservation honors historic rehab and preservation projects

The Maine Preservation honored 16 historic preservation projects throughout the state at its annual awards ceremony last week, including the Press Hotel in Portland and the Mill at Dover-Foxcroft.

Maine health systems to use $673,000 in grants to improve care for uninsured

Three Maine health systems are receiving $672,887 to expand access to health care for people who are uninsured.

Startups in UMaine and MTI accelerator to pitch investors after completing program

The four Maine startups in a pilot accelerator program launched in September by the University of Maine and the Maine Technology Institute will pitch their ideas at a showcase event next month in...

Sales of homes in Maine drop in October

Maine home sales declined in October compared to the year prior, while the median price increased by 6.5%, according to the latest housing market report from RE/MAX Integra of New England.

Saddleback ski resort still silent on whether it will open this winter

The future of Saddleback Maine ski resort is still uncertain after its owners announced in October that they were in negotiations with a prospective buyer.

U.S. trade officials back tariffs on Canadian paper producers

Paper mills in Madison and Jay succeeded in their push for the U.S. Department of Commerce to continue imposing duties on some supercalendered paper imported from Canada.

Maine pulp and paper summit identifies public policy issues

A summit held Tuesday by the Maine Pulp & Paper Association identified top priorities for preserving Maine's forest products industry and provided direction to legislative leaders for potential...

Sappi appoints new leaders at Somerset Mill

Sappi North America, the Boston-based subsidiary of global pulp and paper group Sappi Ltd., has named new leaders at its mill in Skowhegan.