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The Lobster Pound Restaurant in Lincolnville is closed for good.

Lobster Pound shutters, ending long run for midcoast ‘icon’

An iconic midcoast eatery in Lincolnville that served up seafood and ocean views to tourists and locals for nearly a century has called it quits.

Despite higher prices, electricity resellers retain Maine customers

Companies selling electricity directly to consumers have retained more than one in six Maine households as customers this year, despite charging generally higher prices.
The interior of the Mason Station power plant in February. Joseph Cotter of Mason Station LLC recently proposed transforming the old power plant into a marijuana dispensary and production facility.

Shuttered Maine power plant could become pot tourism mecca

The proposal would include “a major investment” to turn Mason Station “into a destination marijuana greenhouse, dispensary and a production facility for various byproducts,” Joseph Cotter said.
An Emera Maine crew works in the distance to remove a tree from power lines along a lonely stretch of U.S. 1 in Whiting in a 2014 file photo.

Emera faces slashing of proposed power rate increase

“It appears Emera Maine put aside the interests of the vast majority of its customers in efforts to satisfy the concerns of a small group of its customers in Bar Harbor.”

Presque Isle welding company merges with Auburn firm

The Auburn-based gas and welding supply company Maine Oxy has merged with the Lynox Welding Supply of Presque Isle.
A male yearling moose walks along the shore of a pond in the Moosehead Lake Region in this June 2016 file photo.

Moosehead Brewery tells NH beer maker Mooselick Brewing to change name

Moosehead Brewery has several registered U.S. trademarks, including the word “moose” in alcoholic beverages and any moose image pertaining to the alcoholic beverage industry.
The former Lincoln Paper and Tissue LLC mill.

Asbestos removal from former Lincoln mill site will cost $16 million

Town officials hope to begin site remediation or marketing next year, with the aim to attract a new business to the site.

Electricity prices to drop in Greater Bangor, rise in southern Maine

Most power customers in Emera Maine’s Bangor Hydro district will see the unit price of electricity drop next year, while Central Maine Power customers will pay more.

16,000 Maine workers miss out on overtime pay hike

About 16,000 Mainers who expected pay hikes this week will miss out on the extra wages.

Granola lovers beware: Oat costs jump as Canada output drops

Granola and oatmeal lovers in the U.S. may need to prepare for some sticker shock.

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