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As Luke's Lobster grows, its owner keeps an eye on sustainability

Laurie Schreiber |

Luke's Lobster, which became a certified B Corporation earlier this year, has initiatives underway that company founder Luke Holden said are aimed at furthering the sustainability of the lobster...

Rockland man pleads guilty to health care fraud, embezzlement

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U.S. Attorney Halsey B. Frank announced Tuesday that Michael A. Morrison, 42, of Rockland, pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court for the District of Maine to health care fraud and embezzlement from a...

BIW launches final Zumwalt-class destroyer

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Bath Iron Works on Dec. 9 floated the U.S. Navy's third and final Zumwalt-class destroyer, to be christened Lyndon B. Johnson, in preparation for the next phase of construction.

Lafayette Hotels purchases fifth Boothbay Harbor property

Lafayette Hotels, a family-owned and -operated group of Maine and New Hampshire hotels, has purchased a fifth property in Boothbay Harbor.

Feds pump $73M into Maine for infrastructure projects

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Maine will be receiving almost $73 million from the federal government for transportation and water infrastructure projects across the state.

New sailmaker sets up shop in Boothbay

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The Boothbay region, a mecca of boatbuilding, now has a new sailmaking business.

East Boothbay boatbuilder builds toys for Toys for Tots

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Hodgdon Yachts of East Boothbay has constructed nearly 150 toys to donate to Toys for Tots.

DEP announces Governor's Environmental Excellence Awards for 2018

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Gov. Paul R. LePage and the Maine Department of Environmental Protection announced Thursday the 2018 Governor's Award for Environmental Excellence will be presented to three recipients.

Preservationists sound alarm over Boothbay Harbor demolitions

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Sixteen buildings have been demolished in Boothbay Harbor in the last two years, prompting Maine Preservation to ask the town to take a closer look at how it’s managing historic and cultural...

Leveraging niche market, Hodgdon splashes two tenders for European megayacht

Laurie Schreiber |

The launch of two new tenders for a superyacht under construction in Germany signals a thriving niche market — although one facing increasing competition — for the Damariscotta superyacht...