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Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative marks 25th carbon auction

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The Natural Resources Council of Maine took advantage of a carbon permits auction on Wednesday to highlight how Maine’s participation in the multistate Regional Greenhouse Gas...

Southwest Airlines to offer more flights out of Portland

Portland International Jetport officials announced Tuesday that Southwest Airlines will add international service to selected destinations within two months and resume nonstop flights to...

Good Will-Hinckley's president takes job at UMaine Augusta

Glenn Cummings, president and executive director of Good Will-Hinckley and the Maine Academy of Natural Sciences since 2010, will be leaving that job to become interim president at the...

New study says Maine could add up to two more casinos

A study conducted by WhiteSand Gaming, a gaming consulting firm based in Atlantic City, N.J., concludes Maine...

Maine’s largest-to-date wind farm gets initial OK

The state has given initial approval of a $398 million, 62-turbine wind farm in Bingham that has been proposed by a subsidiary of the Massachusetts-based First Wind.

Head of Central Maine business group resigns

Darryl Sterling has stepped down as executive director of Central Maine Growth Council, an  economic development group that serves Waterville, Winslow, Fairfield and...

MaineHealth acquires Franklin health network

Franklin Community Health Network is joining the MaineHealth system as its 30th member this October after receiving approval from the state this week.

Verso Paper mill’s valuation could sink by $220M

The valuation of the Verso Paper mill in Jay could drop by more than $220 million, based on the most recent estimate by town officials as they raised property taxes by...

Police ID contractor killed in Rumford mill accident

A Newport contractor who was killed in an accident Monday at the NewPage paper mill in Rumford has been identified by local police.

Feds give $471K to boost Maine food producers

Five rural Maine food producers are receiving $471,571 in federal grants to increase production, create and retain jobs, boost marketing efforts and develop new products.