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Weeks after closing, owner sells downtown Bangor restaurant

Brett Settle, who closed Giacomo’s in Bangor on Dec. 23, has sold the business.

State regulators issue advisory on drone insurance requirement


Maine regulators warned drone operators Wednesday that they are required to carry insurance.

UNE dental college's first graduating class takes its skills on the road


Students in the inaugural graduating class at the University of New England College of Dental Medicine have begun the final component of their program, which involves participating in the college's...

Maine lawmakers back Auburn manufacturer in trade dispute with China


U.S. Sens. Susan Collins and Angus King and U.S. Rep. Bruce Poliquin, R-2nd District, testified in support of Auburn Manufacturing Inc. during a hearing Wednesday before the U.S. International Trade...

Maine lobster on the menu for Trump inauguration

Donald Trump’s first meal as president will include Maine lobster.

New time zone for Maine?

The Legislature’s Committee on State and Local Government is looking at a measure to shift Maine into a new time zone so that the winter sun sets an hour later.

First chapter in comeback story for rural Maine?


Maine's struggling forest products industry, which has been hit hard by the closure of six pulp and paper mills in the past three years, is getting a $1 million boost from the federal government to...

A small, but significant sale in Westbrook

Laurie Schreiber |

WESTBROOK—The purchase of a small building housing four apartments and a couple of commercial spaces at 212 Brown St. in Westbrook might seem a trivial event in the world of...

Fisheries activist Alden retiring from PERC


Robin Alden, a long-time fisheries journalist and activist, is retiring from her position as executive director of Penobscot East Resource Center in late 2017.

Spud experts gather for northern Maine summit


Potato producers, crop specialists and farmers will meet in Caribou Jan. 18-19 for an annual spud summit on one of Maine's top crops.