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Craft brewers soak up locally sourced and processed grains

Lori Valigra |

Rising Tide Brewing Co. said it plans to use some Maine-grown and processed grains in every batch of beer it brews. Buying from local growers and processors is a new trend in Maine as malthouses and...

UMaine and Kepware unveil new undergraduate lab

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The University of Maine and the Portland-based Kepware Technologies unveiled the Kepware Digital Systems and Robotics Laboratory in Barrows Hall on Tuesday during a ribbon-cutting ceremony.

Knox County, Lincoln regional airports land $639K in grants

U.S. Sens. Angus King and Susan Collins have announced that the U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded $639,841 in grant funding to two airports in Maine.

Smooth sailing for proposed Dollar General in Eddington

A little over two months after the town of Thomaston turned down a proposed Dollar General store on the town’s Main Street, the discount retailer received a preliminary green light for...

Legislation looks to lift regulations on Cuba-bound flights

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On Wednesday, Maine's U.S. Reps. Bruce Poliquin and Chellie Pingree introduced legislation in Washington that would update regulations that have restricted European charter flights bound for Cuba...

Restart efforts for Lincoln mill come to a close

John McMahon, the former sales director of Lincoln Paper and Tissue and representative of a group of former mill workers with hopes of restarting production the Lincoln mill, said that the...

Four communities receive $15.1M for wastewater infrastructure upgrades

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As part of the Friday's Earth Day festivities, the U.S. Department of Agriculture announced that four Maine communities will receive $15.1 million for upgrades to their wastewater infrastructure,...

‘Legacy’ Brewer brick maker closes

After 110 years in business, the Brewer-based Brooks Brick Co. called it a day on Friday — as competition from brick suppliers out of state, lack of demand from homeowners, budget cutbacks for...

Lincoln mill owners squabble over financing claim from former employee

John McMahon, the former sales director of Lincoln Paper and Tissue and a representative of a group of former mill workers hoping to restart the Lincoln mill, is calling foul on the decision by the...

Orono apartment complex gets new owner

An Orono apartment complex is now under new ownership, as the Chicago, Ill.-based investment firm Harrison Street Real Estate Capital LLC has acquired the complex’s previous owner, Campus Crest...