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LePage's refusal to OK $117M in bonds puts 100s of projects at risk

Gov. Paul R. LePage's refusal to approve the sale of $117 million in bonds by last Thursday's deadline puts hundreds of construction projects at risk, Maine State Treasurer Terry Hayes told the...

Optimism over Waterville's direction spurs purchase of historic Main Street block

Laurie Schreiber |

Brother and sister Tom and Tracy Nales' purchase of a historic building known as the Arnold Block on Main Street in Waterville for $430,000 was inspired by the optimism that comes from revitalization...

USM receives $100M gift — largest in its history — from Osher family

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The University of Southern Maine announced Friday that it received a private map collection from Dr. Harold Osher with a monetary value of $100 million as well as a new endowment to provide ongoing...

Feds earmark $1.2 million for Maine health care initiatives

Staff |

More than $1.2 million in federal money was allocated for affordable health care programs across Maine.

Maine Credit Union League elects 2018-19 officers

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The Maine Credit Union League's board elected new officers for 2018-19 at the organization's 80th annual meeting and convention in Portland.

'Surf' war in Camden: How many daysailers are too many?

Town officials in Camden are trying to figure out how many day-only trips to allow local windjammers to offer without negatively impacting trade by strictly daysailer operations.

Summit Natural Gas of Maine project nears the five-year finish line

Maureen Milliken |

When Summit Natural Gas of Maine in February announced it was going to lay more than 46,000 feet of pipe in Sidney, it marked a milestone of sorts for the Augusta-based company.

Maine Aqua Ventus offshore wind power project faces delays, uncertainty

Mainebiz Staff |

Maine's tumultuous relationship with wind power had a setback recently.

Maine colleges continue to tackle energy sustainability

Maureen Milliken |

In 2007, the College of the Atlantic in Bar Harbor became the first carbon neutral campus in the U.S. Since then, it's been full speed ahead for Maine colleges as they tackle energy...

Isle au Haut to build solar-powered smart energy microgrid

Renee Cordes |

Isle au Haut is moving ahead with an ambitious plan to get its electricity from a solar-powered microgrid.