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Charles Gulesian applies finishing touches to the exterior of his as-yet unnamed fish market on Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014. He plans to open in about three weeks.

Fish market, car restoration shop opening in Lincoln

LINCOLN, Maine — The rear body of Scott Crockett’s 1969 Dodge Charger is rotted through. The car’s interior is gone, and the front subframe almost …
A lobster fisherman gets ready to empty a bucket of bait into a box aboard the boat prior to unloading the day's catch at the Beals-Jonesport Co-Op in Jonesport.

Lobster industry grateful for ‘normal’ summer

ELLSWORTH, Maine — If there is anything commercial fishermen in Maine have learned over the past several years, it is that things aren’t the way …
People relax on a hill while enjoying the 2014 American Folk Fest on Aug. 23.

Summer 2014: A tale of two tourist seasons

The summer tourist season thus far has been a story of contrasts — a slow start followed by a blazing-hot second half. Lodging businesses experienced …
“FairPoint technician and union mobilizer Jim Feeney (left) marches alongside Bob Toole on Aug. 12 during an informational picket in front of FairPoint Communications in Bangor. Feeney said Friday that FairPoint workers in Bangor were on “heightened alert” in case a strike is called after the company stepped away from bargaining early Thursday morning.

Lines drawn: Strike or lockout could be next as FairPoint contract impasse deepens

PORTLAND, Maine — Union negotiators with the ability to call a strike of about 2,000 New England employees of FairPoint Communications are mulling their next …

Maine meat firm recalls beef that may contain nerve material

GREENE, Maine — Bubier Meats of Greene is recalling about 25,192 pounds of fresh beef products because the dorsal root ganglia may not have been …
Club members take aim at targets at the Spurwink Rod & Gun Club on Sawyer Road in Cape Elizabeth in this November 2012 file photo.

Cape Elizabeth gun club struggling to make required safety improvements

CAPE ELIZABETH, Maine — The firing range committee will ask the Cape Elizabeth Town Council to give the Spurwink Rod and Gun Club an exception …
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Maine wages level off from 2013 – 2014

THE Center for Workforce Research and Information released average weekly wage data for the first quarter of this year for Maine.  Overall, wages leveled off …

Bingham wind energy project wins preliminary approval from Maine environmental regulators

PORTLAND, Maine — State regulators are prepared to give final …

Buyout deal caps feud over Market Basket supermarket chain

BOSTON — Employees of New England supermarket chain Market Basket …

Air quality problems dog Irving’s New Brunswick oil-by-rail terminal

BOSTON — Irving Oil’s oil-by-rail terminal in Saint John, New …

Committee envisions returning busy Scarborough intersection to its ‘village’ center roots

The committee will hold a forum in early September, where residents and business owners in the neighborhood can weigh in on what they want in the area's future.

Cooke Aquaculture plant in Machiasport running again, hires back 40 workers

MACHIASPORT, Maine — Cooke Aquaculture, a leading producer of farm-raised …

Union employees air contract dispute on MDI

SOUTHWEST HARBOR, Maine — Municipal employees of three Mount Desert …
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