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The former Rockland Walmart is shown in this May 2013 photo. Ocean State Job Lot bought the Walmart property on Route 1 in Rockland in December 2013.

Wal-Mart pursues tax rebate from Rockland

ROCKLAND, Maine — Wal-Mart is continuing its efforts to get a $100,000 tax rebate from the city, saying that its former Route 1 store was …
A town worker mows the Main Street median in front of the shuttered East Millinocket paper mill Sept. 16, 2011.

What is the GNP mill worth? Depends on liens, value and who’s buying

EAST MILLINOCKET, Maine — Potential buyers of the Great Northern Paper Co. mill would likely assume significant legal and monetary obligations accrued by the current …
The former Cumberland County Civic Center, know known as the Cross Insurance Arena, in Portland.

Firm that runs Cross Center in Bangor picked to manage Portland arena

PORTLAND, Maine — Trustees for the newly named Cross Insurance Arena have decided to outsource management of the former Cumberland County Civic Center to Global …
A closeup of an electronic payment station is shown at a Home Depot store in Daly City, California, in this February 21, 2012 file photo.

Home Depot: 56 million cards possibly at risk from data breach

Home Depot announced Thursday that a breach at its U.S. and Canadian stores over a six-month period this year may have put an estimated 56 …
Lincoln Paper and Tissue LLC Pres. and CEO Keith Van Scotter

Lincoln tissue mill to restart production on Monday after 10-day shutdown, owner says

LINCOLN, Maine — The Lincoln Paper and Tissue LLC mill will resume production on Monday after what co-owner Keith Van Scotter described Friday as a …
Higgins Beach is seen in this 2008 photo.

Plan to expand retirement community onto conserved land near Scarborough beach meets strong opposition

SCARBOROUGH, Maine — A plan to expand the Piper Shores retirement community met strong opposition from Scarborough officials Wednesday night. In a joint workshop with …
More than 200 workers at Lincoln Paper and Tissue LLC listen as state Department of Labor and union officials brief them on unemployment benefits during a meeting at Mattamawcook Academy of Lincoln on Dec. 19, 2013.

Maine’s preliminary jobless rate ticks up for first time in a year

PORTLAND, Maine — Maine’s unemployment rate rose slightly in August to 5.6 percent, up from 5.5 percent one month earlier. It’s the first rise in …

Maine regulators asked to decide whether to charge electricity ratepayers for natural gas expansion

PORTLAND, Maine — The Tennessee Gas Pipeline Co. has asked …

South Portland, GWI team up for new high-speed Internet system in city

PORTLAND, Maine — The city of South Portland is scheduled …

Cianbro lands $13.8 million bridge repair deal in Kittery

PORTLAND, Maine — The Pittsfield-based Cianbro Corp. has won a …

Burnham-based company to make iconic Lincoln Logs

BANGOR, Maine — Gov. Paul LePage announced Wednesday that Burnham-based …

PepsiCo to close warehouses in Portland, Augusta

PORTLAND, Maine — PepsiCo on Wednesday announced plans to close …

Ellsworth to get $250,000 grant to boost availability of high-speed Internet access

ELLSWORTH, Maine — The city is expected to receive a …

Passamaquoddy Tribe gets $250,000 grant for syrup plant in Jackman

PRINCETON, Maine — The Passamaquoddy Tribe at Indian Township will …

Spectra, Northeast Utilities partner on $3 billion project to bring more natural gas to New England

PORTLAND, Maine — The Houston-based Spectra Energy announced Tuesday that …
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