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Home sales and prices are rising statewide


Maine Association of Realtors reported 1,414 homes were sold statewide in November, up 17.74% compared to the same period a year ago. Median sales price for those homes reached $191,863, is up 6.59%...

Maine's largest solar farm prepares to power up

Ohio-based ISG Energy expects its 5-megawatt solar energy farm in Madison to be online by the end of this week or early in the new year.

Maine’s economic growth still lags in rural areas

Maine’s gross domestic product surpassed 2007 for the first time since the recession, but challenges remain.

U.S.-made footwear provision now the law

President Obama signed the 2017 National Defense Authorization Act, which ushers into law a provision that requires the Department of Defense to provide American-made athletic footwear to new...

Cianbro lands $27M contract at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard

The U.S. Navy awarded Cianbro Corp. of Pittsfield a $27 million contract for construction and dock repairs at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard in Kittery, U.S. Sens. Susan Collins and Angus King announced...

MTI awards $1.2M to boost Maine's 'high-potential' clusters


The Maine Technology Institute has issued four new awards from its Cluster Initiative Program totaling $1.2 million for collaborative projects that boost Maine's high-potential, technology-enabled...

Maine Health Access Foundation awards $2 million to 11 communities


The Maine Health Access Foundation has selected 11 Maine communities to receive a total of more than $2 million over three years to implement projects under the foundation's “Healthy...

Central Maine Healthcare finances under review

Central Maine Healthcare has hired Illinois-based consulting firm Kaufman Hall to develop a plan for the hospital system’s future in the face of a significant budgetary shortfall over the past...

Conservation grants provide $2.2M boost

The Maine Natural Resource Conservation Program has awarded nearly $2.2 million for projects to help 10 communities.

'Made in USA' provision touted at New Balance

U.S. Sens. Susan Collins and Angus King and U.S. Rep. Bruce Poliquin traveled today to the New Balance factory in Skowhegan to celebrate the "Made-in-the-USA" footwear provision written into the 2017...