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Report: TPP would lower tariffs for Maine exporters

A report issued Thursday by the U.S. Department of Commerce said the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement would boost Maine exports to other countries in the agreement by removing...

Text of landmark trade agreement revealed

The text of the Trans-Pacific Partnership, the largest regional trade accord in history, was released Thursday, but the impact for Maine is uncertain.

For northern Maine businesses, transportation infrastructure is key

Peter Van Allen |

Business that have operations north of Bangor or outside the I-95 corridor are well acquainted with the frustrations of arranging shipping.

Maine freight railway upgrade project receives $20M federal grant

Maine will receive $20 million in federal funding to pay for more than half of freight railway upgrade project that's expected to remove bottlenecks and create faster and more reliable service.

Maine lobstermen report high prices for catch

Even with a strong year for lobster landings, Maine fishermen are reportedly receiving the highest prices for their haul since 2007.

Trans-Pacific Partnership clears key hurdle

The United States and 11 other Pacific Rim nations reached a deal on the Trans-Pacific Partnership, the largest regional trade accord in history, the New York Times reported Monday morning.

Eastport Port Authority's Chris Gardner is looking forward in Eastport

Peter Van Allen |

Chris Gardner might be forgiven if he thought the sun rises with his job.

Volk Packaging Corp. co-owner Derek Volk focuses on community

Laurie Schreiber |

Whether it comes to giving back to the community or innovating for his company, Derek Volk always seems to be thinking, "What's next?"

Maine liquor sales exceed expectations

Higher-than-expected liquor sales in Maine during the first year under a new state contract will provide taxpayers with a $46 million operating profit.

Maine exports to Canada are down 24%

Exports from Maine to Canada are down 23.7% so far this year, due in part to an 11-year low in the Canadian dollar's value in relation to the U.S. dollar.