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Stantec to expand Maine footprint with new acquisition

Dylan Martin |

Engineering and architecture firm Stantec plans to expand its footprint in the state, once again, with an acquisition of a company that has employees in southern Maine.

Bangor officials OK wage hike resolve

The Bangor City Council voted 6-1 on Monday in favor of a resolution supporting a citizen’s petition drive to increase the state’s minimum wage.

Millinocket group forms to boost local economy

A new Millinocket economic group has been formed by a private-public partnership between current and former town officials and two representatives of Maine's forest products industry.

Agency gives $40K to 5 Maine credit unions

The National Credit Union Administration, an independent federal agency, is giving nearly $40,000 to five credit unions across Maine as part of a competitive grant process.

Medway marketing firm wins Katahdin business contest

Medway graphic design and marketing firm DesignLab is receiving $3,500 in professional services as part of winning first place in the Katahdin Business Plan Challenge.

13 Maine businesses net federal energy funds

Wilbur's of Maine Chocolate Confections of Freeport and 12 other Maine businesses are receiving a total of nearly $120,000 in federal funds for renewable energy and energy efficiency projects.

Nautical chic makes its mark in Maine

A burgeoning marine-chic industry is hitting the cobblestone streets of the Old Port in Portland, with bait bags with nautical themes to sunglasses made from lobster traps adding to the typical...

Banner year for Portland’s street food purveyors

Portland has seen an explosion in food carts and food trucks this year, with the city handing out 10 food cart licenses, more than double the number three years ago.

At least 35 jobs to be cut at Charleston prison

The change of Mountain View Youth Development Center in Charleston from a youth to an adult prison will result in at least 35 positions being cut, according to the Maine State Employees Association.

Judge slaps T-Mobile facility over confidentiality rule

Wireless provider T-Mobile was wrong to require its workers not to talk about ongoing internal investigations to anyone but investigators, an administrative law judge for the National Labor Relations...