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Eaton Peabody law firm on the move in Portland


The law firm of Eaton Peabody is moving into larger space at 100 Middle St. in Portland during the first quarter of 2017, a move prompted by the growth of its Portland office.

PUC sets standard electricity rates, for most customers it's good news


The standard offer price of electricity for small commercial customers in Emera Maine’s Bangor Hydro district will go down slightly in 2017, while small commercial customers in...

Two tribal communities in northern Maine will share $220,000 in grants


Aroostook Band of Micmacs will receive $122,953 and the Houlton Band of Maliseet Indians will receive $99,500 from a U.S. Department of Agriculture economic development grant.

How Maine could be affected if Trump cuts funds for climate research

President-elect Donald Trump's vow to scale back research funding for some NASA programs could adversely impact some key Maine institutions, including the University of Maine, the Gulf of Maine...

UMaine at Presque Isle students map with drones

Drone technology for practical application is getting a boost at the University of Maine at Presque Isle, where students and professors in the geographic information systems program deployed two DJI...

Maine Huts & Trails hires state's tourism director


Carolann Ouellette, who has served as director of the Maine Office of Tourism since 2011, has been hired to take over as executive director of Maine Huts & Trails in January.

AMC taps Moosehead region contractors to build new Medawisla Lodge

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The Appalachian Mountain Club's Medawisla Lodge and Cabins project is boosting the Piscataquis County economy, with 50 local workers and a dozen Maine contractors being employed in the construction...

Eastern Maine Economic Development lands $500K grant

U.S. Economic Development Administration has awarded a $500,000 Economic Recovery Assistance grant to Eastern Maine Development Corp., which will use the funding to establish a plan to support...

Picking up Pickering: Bangor square revitalization on tap

Revitalization of downtown Bangor and the city's waterfront continues, with city officials considering redevelopment of Pickering Square, a block from the waterfront, a key parcel for the ongoing...

Report: Maine infrastructure needs solutions and investment

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Maine's infrastructure grade remained unchanged from four years ago, the American Society of Civil Engineers reported Monday.