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Summit completes 68-mile natural gas pipeline

Summit Natural Gas of Maine has completed its 68-mile transmission pipeline that will eventually deliver natural gas to 17 communities in central Maine.

Lawmakers approve $50M bond package

Maine lawmakers on Thursday approved approximately $50 million in bond proposals that, among other things, could provide a boost for small businesses.

Flooding closes Dexter's Main Street businesses

Downtown businesses and several roads in the central Maine town of Dexter were closed Wednesday due to flooding from the east branch of the Sebasticook River.

Bath Savings exec. appointed to MaineHousing board

Gov. Paul LePage has appointed John C. Marsh Jr., senior vice president of Bath Savings Institution, to serve on the MaineHousing board of commissioners. Marsh’s appointment was...

Bill to restrict Maine highway signs goes to governor

A bill that would relocate or remove dozens of signs advertising schools and tourist attractions from Maine highways has been approved by both the House and Senate and is heading to Gov.

State regulators probe Portland-based treasure hunter

The Maine Office of Securities is seeking information from Maine residents who have invested or been approached about investing in the treasure-hunting activities of Sea Hunters L.P., Sea...

Snafu doesn't allow restaurants in downtown Bangor

Bangor city councilors are scrambling to rectify a land use technicality in which restaurants aren’t listed among the permitted uses in the Downtown Development District under the...

Senate rejects governor’s ‘open for business zones’ bill

Gov. Paul LePage’s proposal to offer major incentives for large corporations to bring jobs to two former military bases in Maine was rejected by Senate Democrats on April 11,...

IRS places liens on Great Northern Paper

The Internal Revenue Service has filed two liens totaling $2.49 million on companies owned by Cate Street Capital that are linked to the Great Northern Paper Co., adding additional...

Cate Street pitches payment plan to town officials

Cate Street Capital, the developers planning a $140 million pellet mill in Millinocket, told town officials Thursday that they plan to secure state funding next week and pay its...