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Tribal leader sued for revealing secret fishing spot on social media

Two lawsuits around the tribal elver fishery were recently filed by members of the Passamaquoddy tribe, including one alleging that posting a harvester's landing reports on social media deprived that...

Court decision privatizes rockweed harvest in intertidal zone

Harvesting of rockweed just got trickier, at least in Washington County, following a ruling by Maine Superior Court Judge Harold Stewart II that rockweed in the intertidal zone belongs to the owner...

York wavers on federal grant help for Maine Coast after owner's OUI arrest

Following the arrest last weekend of York-based Maine Coast owner Tom Adams on an OUI charge, the town of York may reconsider its involvement in helping the lobster wholesaler secure a federal grant...

Sunday River Golf Club sells at auction

Newry Holdings of Portland purchased the Sunday River Golf Club at auction Wednesday for $700,000.

Oakhurst drivers to proceed with class-action overtime suit

Renee Cordes |

A federal appeals court has ruled in favor of five Maine truck drivers seeking to bring a class-action suit against Oakhurst Dairy over alleged unpaid overtime.

Acting U.S. attorney named for District of Maine

The U.S. Attorney's Office in Portland said Monday it has named an interim U.S. attorney.

Pipeline company seeks $18M reduction in S. Portland valuation

Portland Pipe Line Corp., which is suing South Portland to overturn a 2014 ordinance prohibiting bulk loading of crude oil onto tankers, is seeking a $320,000 reduction in taxes for the fiscal year...

High court rules against Shaw's in age discrimination suit

James McCarthy |

Maine's highest court ruled Tuesday against Shaw's Supermarkets in an age-discrimination case that could have implications for other employers in the state.

Diamond's Real ID bill picks up support in Augusta

James McCarthy |

Legislation by state Sen. Bill Diamond, D-Windham, that would bring Maine into compliance with federal REAL ID standards received support from AAA Northern New England, Associated Building...

Husson, Maine Law sign agreement to expedite student admissions


Husson University's College of Business has signed a 3+3 articulation agreement with the University of Maine School of Law that would enable its students who study for three years at Husson to apply...