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Diverse group of organizations land Maine Community Foundation broadband grants

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Organizations from York to Penobscot County will share $130,000 in grants awarded by the Maine Community Foundation to 11 communities to increase broadband access across Maine.

Franklin Memorial Hospital completes expansion to house new MRI

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Franklin Memorial Hospital, in Farmington, has completed its eight-month $2.7 million project to expand its facility to house a new magnetic resonance imaging scanner.

Mills' inaugural party will feature food, drink from all 16 counties

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Food and drink from across Maine — with all of the state's 16 counties represented — will be featured at Gov.-elect Janet Mills' inaugural celebration Friday night.

Maine unemployment rate unchanged at 3.4% in November

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Maine's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate held steady at 3.4% in November, unchanged from October and up from 3.1% a year earlier, according to preliminary data released on Dec.21.

Origins Labs to add 25 jobs with new Wilton plant

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Origins USA and Origins Labs is expanding, adding a new site for its nutritional supplements arm, and 25 or more jobs in the coming year, owner and President Pete Roberts said.

Maine median home price up by 9.5% in November, outpacing national trend

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The median price for houses sold in Maine jumped by 9.5% to $219,000 in November from $200,000 a year ago, according to data released Thursday by the Maine Association of Realtors.

No resting on its laurels as Green Thumb Farms seeks new markets for its potatoes

Maureen Milliken |

Mike Hart, director of sales and marketing at Green Thumb Farms in Fryeburg, has helped develop innovative products for both wholesale and retail markets. The Cold River Gold potato, for example, is...

Feds pump $73M into Maine for infrastructure projects

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Maine will be receiving almost $73 million from the federal government for transportation and water infrastructure projects across the state.

Maine Law's Rural Law Fellowship project delivers on its promise in Skowhegan

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Third-year law student Ryan Rutledge has accepted a position as an associate attorney with Mills, Shay, Lexier & Talbot in Skowhegan. Rutledge is a two-time recipient of the Maine Law Rural Law...

Coalition receives $200,000 grant to address Franklin County’s opioid crisis

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Healthy Community Coalition has received a one-year $200,000 grant to examine the opioid crisis in Franklin County and develop a strategic action plan to address it through prevention, expanding...

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