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MTI awards $1M to innovative technology projects


The Maine Technology Institute approved more than $1 million in awards supporting innovative technology projects in 10 of Maine’s 16 counties.

Maine unemployment rate continues to fall


The Maine Department of Labor reported Friday the state's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate continues to fall, with February's 3.2% rate being down from 3.5% in January. February's rate also is...

Investment group agrees to buy Scarborough Downs

A group of investors led by a Massachusetts developer has signed an agreement to purchase Scarborough Downs.

Former Bowdoin president has challenge of rebuilding UMass Boston

Barry Mills, who led Bowdoin College for 14 years, has the task of stabilizing the struggling University of Massachusetts campus in Boston.

Maine blueberry growers struggling with plummeting prices

Maine's wild blueberry growers are facing market challenges stemming from declining prices and increased competition from cultivated blueberries.

LePage floats idea of merging MDOT and Maine Turnpike Authority

Gov. Paul LePage speaking at a town hall meeting in Gorham Wednesday night floated the idea of merging the Maine Turnpike Authority with the Maine Department of Transportation, suggesting that it...

Dawn of a new 'Aura' for music and mixers in Portland


With a little more than a month to go until the unveiling of Portland's newest music and entertainment venue, business is already booming at Aura.

Tilson lands $4.23 million contract with NHDOT


Portland-based Tilson Technology Management and Massachusetts-based MobilityTech were awarded a design-build contract by the New Hampshire Department of Transportation for a project along the F. E.

Oxford Casino yields bonanza for town, county

A “cascade of revenue” distribution system from the Oxford Casino yielded $1.6 million for the town of Oxford and just over $800,000 for Oxford County in 2016.

Unum's charitable giving exceeds $3.7M in Maine


Unum and its employees contributed more than $3.7 million last year to nonprofit organizations throughout Maine, part of more than $12.4 million in total charitable support from the company in the...