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Mayo Regional Hospital’s proposed merger with Northern Light Health hits speed bump

The proposed merger of Mayo Regional Hospital in Dover-Foxcroft and Brewer-based Northern Light Health (formerly known as Eastern Maine Healthcare Systems) is on hold, following a Piscataquis County...

National environmental law expert to speak at Maine Law

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John Cruden, one of the nation’s most highly regarded environmental lawyers, will present the 26th annual Judge Frank M. Coffin Lecture on Law and Public Service on Nov. 1 in Portland. He will...

Brunswick to allow marijuana facilities in its ‘growth industrial’ zone

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Brunswick Town Council passed zoning amendments that will allow marijuana cultivation, product manufacturing and testing facilities, as well as stores in the town’s “Growth...

Lobster wholesaler’s $1.5M embezzlement lawsuit adds new defendants

A lawsuit by Saco-based lobster wholesaler Sea Salt, alleging that one of the business partners embezzled more than $1.5 million by shipping lobsters to a sham account and then reselling them, has...

Homeland Security: Maine licenses now acceptable for federal ID purposes

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The Department of Homeland Security has issued Maine its final waiver for REAL ID Act compliance, which will allow federal agencies to continue to accept regular driver's licenses and identification...

Scarborough woman sentenced to jail for embezzlement at two former employers

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A 46-year-old Scarborough woman was sentenced Friday in federal court to two years in prison and three years of supervised release for embezzling from two health care providers and for using the...

Vets First Choice, co-defendants, granted more time to respond to IDEXX lawsuit

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Direct Vet Marketing Inc. (DBA Vets First Choice) and the two co-defendants named in a federal lawsuit filed by IDEXX Laboratories earlier this month have asked for more time to respond to...

Portland Pipe Line Corp. weighs appeal of ‘Clear Skies’ ruling

A federal judge at U.S. District Court in Portland ruled Friday that South Portland’s 2014 “Clear Skies” ordinance banning on bulk crude oil imports into the city did not violate...

Bernstein Shur gives $50K to Maine Law in honor of retiring shareholder

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The Portland-based law firm Bernstein Shur has committed to a $50,000 gift to the University of Maine School of Law in honor of its retiring shareholder Pat Peard. The gift is intended to support the...

Court rules Ocean State Job Lot can stay in Falmouth Shopping Center

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Discount goods retailer Ocean State Job Lot can stay in Falmouth Shopping Center, the Maine Business and Consumer Court ruled this week, negating an eviction notice the owners of the center on U.S.