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Lincoln files legal objection over cleanup plans for bankrupt mill

In court documents filed with the U.S. Bankruptcy Court District of Maine, the town of Lincoln is objecting to the scope of a cleanup agreement between the bankrupt Lincoln Paper and Tissue LLC and...

Brooklin Boat Yard's former finance manager pleads guilty to embezzlement

Former Brooklin Boat Yard CFO Steven Nygren pleaded guilty on Tuesday in U.S. District Court in Bangor to charges of bank fraud, credit card fraud and tax evasion.

Lawmakers pass 'equal pay' bill as step toward removing pay gap for women


The Maine Senate and Maine House have passed a bill sponsored by Sen. Cathy Breen, D-Falmouth, to fight the gender wage gap by requiring employers to pay fair, market-based wages regardless of their...

Do a 7-step cyber health checkup

Daniel Mitchell and Michael Bosse |

Cyber security is top of mind in businesses of all sizes. As lawyers practicing in the data privacy and cyber security areas throughout Maine and New England, we thought it would be...

Maine's highest court sides with Pingree inn over neighbor's complaint

A historic inn on North Haven owned by U.S. Rep. Chellie Pingree, D-1st District, has prevailed in a legal dispute regarding its expansion, the Bangor Daily News reported.

UMaine Law aims to help non-lawyers navigate the regulatory landscape

Renee Cordes |

Starting this July, the University of Maine School of Law aims to help entry- to mid-career professionals in business, nonprofits and government navigate the regulatory environment through a new...

Oxford’s Hampton Inn contractor hit with liens

The Hampton Inn that opened in December across from the Oxford Casino on Route 26 is mired in a spate of liens filed against the general contractor and other entities involved in the inn’s...

Suing Maine companies for patent infringement just got harder

Renee Cordes |

Monday's U.S. Supreme Court ruling that sets strict limits on where patent infringement lawsuits can be brought could mean fewer lawsuits against Maine companies.

Prosecutors seek jail time for entrepreneur Michael Liberty in elections case

Federal prosecutors are recommending that prominent developer and entrepreneur Michael Liberty serve six months in jail or under home arrest for making illegal contributions to the 2012 presidential...

Lawsuit faults weather forecasting company in El Faro’s sinking

A weather forecasting services and support company called StormGeo is the target of a lawsuit that says a version of StormGeo’s forecasting software is to blame for the sinking of El Faro.