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MaineHealth's specialists use technology to expand their reach

James McCarthy |

The intersection of technology and modern medicine is where Corey Fravert, director of neuroscience services at Maine Medical Center, spends much of his waking hours. He can go into the...

Organic farming, up 36%, to benefit from $1M USDA grant to UMaine

The number of organic farms in Maine has increased by 36% over the last seven years, the USDA said, while also awarding a $999K research grant to UMaine.

Increased airport use signals improved economy

Passenger counts are up at Maine’s two largest airports, a sign of better economic times.

GrandyOats aims to be first 'net-zero' food producer in New England

James McCarthy |

After 15 years based in a historic dairy barn in Brownfield, GrandyOats is getting ready to move into an abandoned elementary school 12 miles away in Hiram.

Mt. Abram ski area plans expansion

The Mt. Abram ski area in western Maine plans to add six trails and create a dedicated ski racing area in its largest expansion project since the late 1970s.

Assistance sought for displaced Verso workers

U.S. Sens. Susan Collins and Angus King and Rep. Bruce Poliquin have sent a letter to Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez seeking quick approval of a petition for Trade Adjustment Assistance for the 300...

Maine Medical Center Research Institute gets $15M

Two researchers at the Maine Medical Center Research Institute in Scarborough have received a total of $15 million in research grants from the National Institutes of Health.

State to assist 22 laid-off Lincoln millworkers

A Maine Department of Labor "Rapid Response" team is heading today to Lincoln to assist 22 Lincoln Paper and Tissue LLC workers laid off last week in conjunction with the...

Investigation finds Gov. LePage threatened Good Will-Hinckley funding

The Legislature's Government Oversight Committee released a 27-page report Tuesday detailing its investigation into whether Gov. Paul LePage and the Maine Department of Education interfered in an...

Western Maine Community Action lands $521K grant

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has awarded $521,000 to Western Maine Community Action to help Mainers navigate and enroll in health coverage options offered through the federally...