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Maine’s highest court weighs challenge to PUC rule on residential solar incentives

Maine’s Supreme Judicial Court heard arguments Wednesday in a challenge by clean energy advocates of state regulators’ efforts to reduce and eventually phase out incentives for...

Detroit man sentenced for operating unlicensed Bitcoin business in Maine

James McCarthy |

In a precedent-setting case involving an unlicensed Bitcoin business whose owner advertised and completed some transactions in Maine, a Detroit man and his company were sentenced in U.S. District...

Downeast wreath-maker sues FedEx

The parent company of Worcester Wreath Co. filed a complaint against FedEx for allegedly overbilling by more than $357,000.

Court temporarily halts MDOT's planned demolition of Wiscasset building for parking

James McCarthy |

A judge has temporarily blocked the planned demolition of the former CEI headquarters acquired by the Maine Department of Transportation to create a public parking area as part of its $5 million plan...

EMHS joins lawsuit over federal reductions in medication payments


Brewer-based Eastern Maine Healthcare Systems has joined the American Hospital Association, the Association of American Medical Colleges and America's Essential Hospitals in pursuing legal action to...

Boothbay appeals board halts $30M Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens' expansion

The Boothbay Board of Appeals rescinded the Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens' permit for a $30 million expansion that has already begun.

Legal eagles: Young lawyers finding Maine's quality of life is a compelling reason to stay here

Maureen Milliken |

Lindsay Milne landed her dream job when she graduated from Fordham University law school in 2010, at Akin Gump in New York City.

Maine Law tackles the need for more young lawyers in state's rural communities

Renee Cordes |

Maine's rural communities could use more younger lawyers amid a looming shortage prompted by an aging out of the profession. Around the state, sole practitioners approaching retirement age are having...

Workforce development 'journeyman' program among new laws

Staff |

Several new laws that affect businesses took effect on Nov. 1. New laws approved by the 128th Legislature's first session offer additional regulations around workforce development,...

House Republicans sustain LePage's veto of bipartisan marijuana legislation


The Maine House of Representatives on Monday failed to override Gov. Paul LePage's veto of bipartisan legislation that would have implemented the recreational marijuana referendum approved by voters...