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A lobster is seen at Barney Cove Lobster Co.  in this July 2009 file photo.

Lobster keeps Maine fishing ports among top nationwide

ELLSWORTH | The volume of national lobster landings and exports dropped slightly last year, but the strength of the fishery kept several Maine communities …
Representatives of bankruptcy creditors of Great Northern Paper meet Wednesday at the old Penobscot County Courthouse Bangor. The trustee appointed to take the mill through the bankruptcy process, Augusta-based attorney Pasquale &quotPat" J. Perrino Jr., and others questioned former mill officials.

Trustee of bankrupt GNP, creditors owed money meet with former mill officials

BANGOR | A few of the more than 1,100 creditors owed more than $65 million by the owner of the East Millinocket paper mill …

Residents decry effort to open adult novelty store in Rockland

Several people turned out Wednesday night to demand the City Council take quick action to prevent an adult novelty store from coming …

Tribe leaders say Pembroke tidal power project could negatively affect elver fishery

Critics of a proposed hydropower project at the mouth of the Pennamaquan River in Pembroke have sent reams of concerns to federal regulators about what …
FMC Plant Manager Joseph Hamlin (fifth from the left) and Rockland Mayor Larry Pritchett (sixth from the left) turn a valve for the ceremonial start of the use of natural gas by the Rockland plant during a ceremony held Wednesday morning in Rockland.

Rockland, FMC celebrate plant’s conversion to natural gas

Mayor Larry Pritchett said that Rockland is known for its lobsters, its art galleries and its Main Street, but companies such as …
FairPoint Communications workers on strike in Portland in this October 2014 file photo.

Striking unions call FairPoint’s vandalism allegations ‘bogus’

PORTLAND | Unions representing striking FairPoint workers said Tuesday that they are documenting cases of “replacement workers engaged in unsafe practices that endanger themselves …
Brian Beal, director of research at the Downeast Institute in Beals, looks at algae cultures being grown at the institute in 2012.

Down East aquaculture research institute gets $2 million grant

BEALS | The nonprofit Downeast Institute for Applied Marine Research and Education has received a $2 million grant that will be used to expand …

First Wind’s investment from Emera appealed again to top court

PORTLAND | Houlton Water Co. and a group representing large power consumers wants Maine’s …

Adult business could open in Rockland; council mulls new regulations

The City Council will discuss Wednesday whether to consider regulations to control …

York-based specialty food store adds private equity investment, new CEO

The York-based specialty food store Stonewall Kitchen has attracted new investment from the private equity …

Subprime auto probe widens as GM gets subpoenas

NEW YORK — Investigations of the subprime auto finance business are spreading as General Motors …

Emera proposal would increase power reliability in Aroostook

FORT KENT | Emera Maine is looking to increase the availability of reliable power …

US senators demand nationwide recall over Takata air bags

WASHINGTON — Two U.S. senators demanded Thursday that safety regulators issue a nationwide recall of …

Pen Bay Healthcare reviewing capital campaign finances in wake of allegations against Camden charity ex-president

ROCKPORT | Pen Bay Healthcare is reviewing the finances of its recent capital fundraising …

MaineHealth names new board members

PORTLAND | MaineHealth, the parent corporation of hospitals and other health care operations across …

Nestle deal to tap Fryeburg source for bottled water approved by substitute PUC members

Maine regulators will allow Fryeburg Water Co. to enter a controversial 25-year contract to supply …
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