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Trans-Pacific Partnership clears key hurdle

The United States and 11 other Pacific Rim nations reached a deal on the Trans-Pacific Partnership, the largest regional trade accord in history, the New York Times reported Monday morning.

Olympic gold medalist Seth Wescott to lead custom snowboard shop at Sugarloaf

Laurie Schreiber |

Seth Wescott is one of the most accomplished riders in snowboarding history — a three-time U.S. National Champion, nine-time Winter X Games medalist, four-time...

Grassroots effort takes first steps in branding Moosehead region as 'America's Crown Jewel'

James McCarthy |

On a map of northern Maine, stick an imaginary pin in the middle of Moosehead Lake. Now draw a circle with a 25-mile radius using that point as its center.

GrandyOats' production soars under Nat Peirce and Aaron Anker

Laurie Schreiber |

Eighteen years ago, GrandyOats was a one-person operation producing small batches of granola out of a 105-year-old dairy barn in rural Brownfield.

ServiceMaster franchise relocates to Auburn, plans workforce expansion

A ServiceMaster cleaning and restoration franchise that recently relocated to Auburn from Oxford plans to add three to five employees to its workforce of 30 by winter, the company said.

USDA rural development grants to help create 184 jobs in Maine

The U.S. Department of Agriculture awarded four Maine organizations a total of $275,000 through the Rural Business Development Grant program, the Kennebec Journal reported Thursday.

MEMIC announces $18M dividend for 17,000 Maine policyholders

Workers’ compensation insurer MEMIC announced Wednesday it will issue a dividend of $18 million to more than 17,000 policyholders in Maine in November.

Maine apple crop more plentiful than last year

Maine’s apple growers are reporting a strong crop this year following a light harvest last season, the Portland Press Herald reported Wednesday.

Maine AG joins Volkswagen investigation, Verrill Dana files suit

A Portland law firm filed a class-action lawsuit Thursday against Volkswagen, while Maine's attorney general announced her office had joined other states and the federal government in an...

State of Maine issues layoff notices in response to possible federal shutdown

Fifty-five state employees whose positions are entirely or partially funded by the federal government have received layoff notices effective Sept. 30, the Bangor Daily News reported Thursday.