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Maine Military Authority lays off 35

Approximately half of the workforce of the Maine Military Authority will be affected by 35 layoffs that were announced and effective on Wednesday, according to the organization’s executive...

These communities are offering free Election Day transportation

Election Day traffic will be somewhat alleviated in Bangor, Portland, Falmouth, Yarmouth and Freeport, as the Portland METRO and the Bangor Community Connector bus service will offer free rides to...

Ahead of recreational marijuana decision, communities seek moratorium on facilities

Several Maine communities have enacted, or are actively pursuing, moratoriums on marijuana social clubs and retail storefronts in advance of this coming election, when voters in the state will decide...

Possible layoffs delayed at Maine Military Authority

Employees at the Maine Military Authority in Limestone breathed a collective sigh of relief on Thursday when they received word from company officials that the planned layoff of two-thirds of the...

CourseStorm raises $760K, sees fast growth in education software

Lori Valigra |

CourseStorm Inc., an Orono-based company that provides cloud-based software to help informal educational programs like after-school learning, adult education and workforce development, has raised a...

Health Access Network employee fired over data breach

An employee has been fired from Health Access Network after she improperly accessed clinical data for less than 500 of the federally funded community health center's 17,000 patients.

Teens allegedly cause $217K of damage to vacant Presque Isle eatery

Kids just being kids? Not quite, as five teenagers are now facing felony charges for causing an estimated $217,000 worth of damage to the vacant Crow's Nest restaurant and events center in Presque...

Let them not eat cake: high prices shutter Bangor bakery

The reluctance by some to put down the extra cash for custom-made cakes is causing Basant Paradis to permanently close the doors of her downtown Bangor bakery.

Verizon closing Bangor call center, 218 offered out-of-state relocation

Verizon Wireless is closing a call center in Bangor and offering 218 employees jobs outside of Maine as part of a larger nationwide consolidation effort, according to Verizon spokesman Michael Murphy.

Maine flexes environmental muscles in 'Top 50 Green Colleges' list

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The College of the Atlantic in Bar Harbor topped the list of the Princeton Review's seventh-annual edition of the “Top 50 Green Colleges of 2016.”