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Possible Lewiston-Auburn to Portland rail routes to be discussed

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The public information meeting March 27 is the second phase of a project to extend Amtrak Downeaster rail service to the twin cities that began in 2015.

WEX Inc. caps another record year, in strong position of growth for 2019

James McCarthy |

It was another record year for WEX, which said its fourth quarter revenue of $381.2 million represented a 15% increase from $331.6 million in 2017's fourth quarter.

Avesta South Paris senior housing, in former school, set to open

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The Portland nonprofit is collecting memories from those associated with the former Mildred Fox School, which has been converted into 12 apartment.

Northern Forest Center adds commercial real estate initiative in Millinocket

Maureen Milliken |

The success of a Millinocket housing initiative started in 2017 has prompted a similar program that will focus on redevelopment of commercial real estate in town.

Report on national tobacco use cites challenges for rural Maine

Maureen Milliken |

A report by the Maine Public Health Institute and the National Association of Chronic Disease Directors looks at the disproportionate health effect tobacco use has on rural communities.

Camden tannery cleanup to wrap up soon

Laurie Schreiber |

The end to the long-time remediation process for the three-acre former Apollo Tannery site opens redevelopment possibilities.

CMH's Maine Urgent Care in Topsham gets key accreditation

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Maine Urgent Care in Topsham has received accreditation through the Urgent Care Association, the highest level of distinction for urgent care centers nationwide. It is the only urgent care center in...

Maine Arts Commission opens nominations for 2019 awards

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The awards, held for the first time last year, recognize individuals and organizations that have contributed to the arts in Maine.

Cooke acquires California seafood distributor

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Cooke Inc., an aquaculture company based in New Brunswick that has salmon farms and hatcheries in Maine, has acquired All Seas Wholesale Inc., a California-based distributor of fresh and frozen...

Mills signs law strengthening health care coverage for all Mainers

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The measure, introduced in January by Senate President Troy Jackson, D-Allagash, and House Speaker Sara Gideon, D-Freeport, requires insurers to include basic patient protections in Maine health care...