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Contaminated soil hauled from HoltraChem site

About 6,000 tons of mercury-contaminated soil was hauled away from the former HoltraChem Manufacturing Co. site in Orrington in December as part of an approximately $130 million environmental...

The saga continues of a restaurant rail car project in Old Town

The Milford restaurateur who hopes to move a railroad car that was once part of the now-closed Captain Nick's eatery onto Edging & Drift Island has already passed one of the first hurdles.

First of four renewable energy projects to go online this year

The state's largest solar project to date is expected to come online later this year, according to The Maine Public Utilities Commission.

L.L.Bean shuttering Bangor call center

L.L.Bean will be leaving its call center location in Bangor a month earlier than expected to make way for an as-yet-unnamed tenant in the 30,000-square-foot-space.

CMP, Emera unveil ambitious transmission project for northern Maine

James McCarthy |

Central Maine Power and Emera Maine announced Thursday a joint proposal to deliver enough clean energy to power at least 250,000 homes in Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island by connecting...

Looking to start your own paper mill? We've got a deal for you

Instead of the hopeful reopening of a once prosperous economic driving force for Penobscot County, the story of the Lincoln Paper and Tissue mill closing is ending with an auction.

New brewery under construction in Brewer

Mason’s Brewing, which will be in a former public works garage at 15 Hardy St., is expected to open at the end of April. It is being opened by homebrewer Christopher Morley, who is a mortgage...

Massachusetts business owner purchases Mount Jefferson Ski Area

The Mount Jefferson Ski Area is under new ownership, as a Massachusetts ticket broker has purchased the 51-year-old family business.

York casino referendum circulators claiming nonpayment for work

Circulators hired to gather signatures for a petition to allow up to 1,500 slot machines or a casino in York County have finished their work, but accusations about how those signatures were obtained...

Governor to submit bill to conform with federal tax code

James McCarthy |

Gov. Paul LePage is crafting legislation to make sure Maine's income tax policies conform to federal tax law, which underwent significant changes last month when Congress passed the $1.8...