By Darren Fishell on Oct. 09, 2015, at 6:31 p.m.
A late offer Friday from a competing distressed asset investor pushed up the starting bid on the machinery of the bankrupt Lincoln Paper and Tissue Co., which will go up for auction Nov. 10.
By Johanna S. Billings on Oct. 09, 2015, at 6:24 p.m.
BAILEYVILLE | While the start-up of two new tissue paper machines has been put off by three months due to construction delays, the St. Croix Tissue Mill already has hired more than 70 new employees to run them, according to the company. Woodland Pulp, an affiliate of St. Croix …
By Reuters on Oct. 09, 2015, at 4:59 p.m.
BOSTON — People who want to see New England’s colorful fall foliage no longer need to travel for the experience. A Boston-area man is offering to ship bundles of the dried up, multi-colored vegetation straight to your door for $19.99. Kyle Waring, of Somerville, Massachusetts, set up the website shipfoliage.com …
By Moneytips.com, on Oct. 09, 2015, at 4:59 p.m.
If you are still struggling to make ends meet and are waiting for the economic recovery to show up in your paycheck, the recent data released by the U.S. Census Bureau will come as no surprise to you. The median income of Americans after adjustment for inflation fell from $54,462 …
By Odysseas Papadimitriou on Oct. 09, 2015, at 4:56 p.m.
The good news is that Maine is already home to some of the country’s best budgeters.
By Samantha Masunaga, The Los Angeles Times on Oct. 09, 2015, at 4:01 p.m.
LOS ANGELES — Shares of SeaWorld Entertainment Inc. dropped a day after a state agency approved an expansion plan for the San Diego park’s killer whale tanks but with conditions that would bar captive orca breeding and limit the transfer of whales in and out of the park. On Friday, …
on Oct. 09, 2015, at 3:30 p.m.
AUGUSTA, Maine — The Maine State Chamber of Commerce 2015 annual dinner will be held 5-9 p.m. Friday, Oct. 30, at Augusta Civic Center. U.S. Sen. Susan M. Collins will be honored for her years of distinguished work. There will be a Taste of Maine reception, a dinner, the tribute …
By Josh Noel, Chicago Tribune on Oct. 09, 2015, at 2:25 p.m.
CHICAGO — Not long after Jeff Middleton opened his bar and restaurant, Middleton’s On Main, along the cozy downtown strip of northwest suburban Wauconda in 2012, one of the owners from the brewery up the street — called Small Town Brewery, appropriately enough — walked in with an odd idea: …
By Broadreach Public Relations on Oct. 09, 2015, at 12:10 p.m.
Saco and Biddeford Savings (SBSI) will be holding a free estate planning seminar on Thursday, October 22 from 6:00-7:30pm. The event is free and open to the public and will be he held at the Scarborough Public Library. Ed Saxby, of South Portland Elder Law, will bring 25 years of …
By Andrea Irwin on Oct. 09, 2015, at 10:22 a.m.
BANGOR, Maine – Mabel Wadsworth Women’s Health Center recently announced that Andrea LaFlamme of Bangor has become the new President of the Board of Directors. Andrea has been affiliated with the Center since 2007 when she began a year-long work study position as a Student Clinic Assistant. Andrea continued to …
By Darren Fishell on Oct. 09, 2015, at 10:05 a.m.
Victims of the massive oil train crash that killed 48 people in Lac-Megantic should see their portion of a $445 million (Canadian) settlement by the end of this year.
By Darren Fishell on Oct. 09, 2015, at 8:42 a.m.
The bankrupt estate of the Montreal, Maine and Atlantic Railway has cleared the way for a final settlement.
By Christopher Burns on Oct. 09, 2015, at 6:29 a.m.
“This is organized criminal activity,” Jane Carpenter, founder of Maine Identity Services, said. “This information has value.”
By Reuters on Oct. 09, 2015, at 6:27 a.m.
Amazon.com Inc.’s cloud business, Amazon Web Services, has launched a service to help customers build applications to connect devices through the cloud, the so-called “Internet of Things.”
By Darren Fishell on Oct. 08, 2015, at 7:23 p.m.
The California distressed asset investor Reich Brothers has agreed to place a $5 million starting bid on the machinery and equipment of the bankrupt Lincoln Paper and Tissue mill, a price that does not include the mill’s land and buildings.
on Oct. 08, 2015, at 5:50 p.m.
By Dave Neilson, State Farm Agency ROCKLAND, Maine — As the negative national rhetoric against police officers is now resulting in unprovoked attacks on police across the country, two local businesses have had enough and are taking steps to support the police and show their appreciation to every police officer in Knox County. …
By Nok-Noi Ricker on Oct. 08, 2015, at 4:44 p.m.
Additional capacity will be needed at the Emera Maine substation on Fields Pond Road when the state’s largest wind project begins to operate next year, so work is under way to expand, officials say.
By Abigail Curtis on Oct. 08, 2015, at 4:25 p.m.
Citing concerns with a Belfast potato-processing company’s safety measures and emergency planning regarding its use of ammonia, the U.S. EPA last week issued a complaint against it that seeks as much as $320,000 in penalties.
By Reuters on Oct. 08, 2015, at 4:23 p.m.
WASHINGTON — Safety 1st is recalling about 35,000 Wood Decor highchairs after reports of falls by children that caused chipped teeth and bruises, the Consumer Product Safety Commission said on Thursday. The company is recalling its Casablanca, Gentle Lace and Black Lace models. Safety 1st has received 68 reports of …
By Alex Acquisto on Oct. 08, 2015, at 2:54 p.m.
The name is also a reference to “the city’s seafaring history and the many salty conversations between sailors on the waterfront.”