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Herring shed set adrift by storm sparks social media border skirmish

A historic Lubec smoked herring shed that broke away from the waterfront during the Jan. 4 blizzard and eventually beached on Canada’s Campobello Island has become the object of a heated...

Community Health Options sues federal government for $5.7M

Community Health Options, the Lewiston-based nonprofit health insurer that is one of two insurers continuing to offer plans in Maine's Affordable Care Act individual marketplace, is suing the federal...

King, Collins support bipartisan ban on New England offshore drilling


U.S Sens. Susan Collins, R-Maine, and Angus King, I-Maine, have joined their New England colleagues in introducing a measure that would prohibit offshore drilling along the region’s coast.

Venture Hall lands $475K grant to boost business startup development

James McCarthy |

Venture Hall, a Portland-based startup accelerator, announced today it is one of six recipients nationwide to receive funding from the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation in a new initiative...

Rhode Island company buys Boothbay Harbor Shipyard

Laurie Schreiber |

Rhode Island-based Bristol Marine has acquired the Boothbay Harbor Shipyard. Located at the head of Boothbay Harbor, the shipyard joins Bristol Marine's other locations in Bristol, R.I., and...

Grants for heating system upgrades will aid low-income families in two counties


A statewide heating improvement program for low-income households got a boost in Androscoggin and Oxford counties with a $500,000 grant from the Maine State Housing Authority.

Camden National employees benefit from tax reform


Recent tax reform will benefit Camden National and its employees, with each full-time employee earning a $1,000 cash bonus and part-timers $750.

Forest Society of Maine completes 100-Mile Wilderness conservation project

Renee Cordes |

A milestone conservation project completed by the Forest Society of Maine and its partners near Gulf Hagas and the 100-Mile Wilderness permanently conserves thousands of acres of productive...

Camden fires up first municipal solar array

Camden’s first municipal solar array, which was switched on Jan. 3, is expected to offset 7% of the town's energy use.

STARC doubles manufacturing space at Brunswick Landing

STARC Systems moved out of TechPlace at Brunswick Landing and into a 16,000-square-foot building down the street adjacent to Brunswick Executive Airport. The building at 166 Orion St., which...