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Tyler Technologies announces $670M bid to acquire New World Systems

James McCarthy |

Tyler Technologies Inc., a Plano, Texas-based public sector software developer with 540 employees at three locations in Maine, announced Thursday it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the...

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.

Lincoln mill to continue operating through bankruptcy auction

The Lincoln paper mill that filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy Monday has lined up an initial bidder and will continue operations under a $2.3 million credit extension, the Bangor Daily News reported...

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.

Old Town pulp mill to close by end of year

The Wisconsin company that bought the Old Town Fuel and Fiber pulp mill less than a year ago during bankruptcy proceedings announced Tuesday it will close the mill by year-end.

Lincoln Paper and Tissue files for bankruptcy, expects to auction mill

Lincoln Paper and Tissue LLC filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on Monday, announcing that the mill will likely be auctioned off in 45 days, the Bangor Daily News reported.

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...

Bangor organization that provides loans to underserved populations awarded SBA grant

The U.S. Small Business Administration awarded $73,000 in grant funding to a Bangor community finance institution that provides credit and services to low-income Mainers, U.S. Sens. Susan Collins and...

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.

Potato harvest underway after heat delay

Potato farmers in Aroostook County reported that high temperatures delayed the start of the harvest for three days last week, but the initial quality and yield of the crop appear better than last...