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Boothbay Harbor restaurateur buys Bartley's Dockside Restaurant in Kennebunk

Dylan Martin |

A Boothbay Harbor restaurant owner and New York City chef have purchased the former Bartley’s Dockside Restaurant, a central spot in Kennebunk that was known for having...

Elevation Burger to open third Maine store

Elevation Burger is planning to open a new franchise store in Augusta, making it the national organic restaurant chain’s third location in Maine.

Maine AFL-CIO praises Wal-Mart wage hike

The Maine AFL-CIO is praising Wal-Mart’s announcement that it will increase the pay of 500,000 workers to above minimum wage.

Feds investigate Auburn Mall roof accident

Federal workplace safety regulators are investigating an accident at the Auburn Mall, where a contractor fell through a roof skylight and sustained critical injuries.

Five Guys among new Waterville developments

A franchise owner of the Five Guys Burgers and Fries national chain is planning to open its fifth location in Maine, this time in Waterville.

Report: LePage meddled with discrimination case against Moody's Diner

A new report from the Maine Center for Public Interest Reporting has found that Gov. Paul LePage has inserted himself into a religious discrimination case against Moody’s...

Poll: L.L.Bean among most reputable companies

A leading market research firm has named Freeport-based retailer L.L.Bean as one of the top 10 U.S. companies with the highest corporate reputation in a recent poll.

Memo: LePage inserted himself in religious discrimination case against Moody's Diner

John Christie and Naomi Schalit, Maine Center for Public Interest Reporting |

Gov. Paul LePage inserted himself into a state law enforcement proceeding about a religious discrimination case and threatened to go to court if the legal process was not postponed, according to an...

Home Depot to hire 450 in Maine

National home improvement retailer Home Depot has announced that it plans to hire 450 employees across its 11 stores in Maine. The...

Radio Shack closing 13 Maine stores

Radio Shack is set to close 13 Maine stores after filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy last week.The stores in Portland, Bangor,...