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Colby College caps cost for middle-income families at $15K

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Colby College will launch a financial aid program in 2019 that enables students from middle-income families to attend the liberal arts school in Waterville while paying no more than $15,000 a year.

Developers of Rock Row beer, food hall reach out to food and beverage vendors

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The 25,000-square-foot, two-story food and beer hall at Westbrook's planned Rock Row development won't be complete until 2021, but developers are already seeking food and beverage producers who'd...

Connecticut Water shareholders approve merger with SJW Group

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Connecticut Water Service Inc. (NASDAQ: CTWS) announced Friday that its shareholders overwhelmingly voted to approve the company’s proposed merger agreement with SJW Group (NYSE: SJW).

FAME recognizes Androscoggin Bank for its commercial lending

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The Finance Authority of Maine recognized Androscoggin Bank with its Lender at Work for Maine Award at the FAME 35th anniversary "Showcase Maine" event. The annual celebration recognizes FAME’s...

Shrimp fishery moratorium extended through 2021

The Northern Shrimp Section of the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission extended a moratorium on commercial fishing of Gulf of Maine shrimp through 2021.

UMaine System trustees draft ‘new vision’ for public education

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The University of Maine System Board of Trustees released today a draft "declaration of strategic priorities" that would commit its campuses to leading educational efforts...

Rethinking strip malls: Communities grapple with retail's shifting landscape

Maureen Milliken |

As Maine grapples with a changing retail climate that doesn't favor strip malls and box stores, the state's towns and cities must rethink how to best use that space, a group of community officials,...

Shortage of trained electricians sparks launch of ReVision Energy's own training center

Laurie Schreiber |

ReVision Energy couldn't find enough licensed electricians, so it launched its own training center. The ReVision Energy Technical Center is training 34 students in Maine and 20 in New Hampshire.

Maine trails New England in college grad rate, affordability

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Maine continues to lag behind the rest of New England in the proportion of students completing college on time, and more Maine students have difficulty affording it.

A new Maine-grown potato hits New England supermarket shelves

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The Caribou Russet potato, developed by the University of Maine, is now available in more stores throughout New England.