Eggs of invasive insect that targets maple syrup found in Maine Egg masses of the spotted lanternfly have been found on trees in at least four communities. by The Associated Press 5 hours ago5 hours ago Maine could lose 2/3 of hotels without new federal stimulus, survey finds by Lori Valigra 7 hours ago7 hours ago Under pressure for plastic use, Poland Spring to work with UMaine on sustainable packaging by Lori Valigra 11 hours ago10 hours ago After nearly 3 years of scrutiny, the fate of a Belfast fish farm could come down to a judge by Abigail Curtis September 29, 2020September 29, 2020 Maine’s new recreational marijuana market could boost tourism, but it will take time by Lori Valigra As climate change threatens Maine fisheries, it’s not all bad news for oysters by Bill Trotter Maine lobster business salvaged its summer despite pandemic by The Associated Press In lawsuit, students say UMaine owes them tuition refund for remote semester by Eesha Pendharkar Coronavirus’ impact on Maine’s economy READ the latest on UNEMPLOYMENT New jobless claims slide as Maine’s economy continues to recover by Christopher Burns September 17, 2020September 17, 2020 Maine’s new jobless claims rose slightly last week, state says by Nick Sambides Jr. September 24, 2020September 24, 2020 Home sale prices in Maine jump 17 percent in August as low supply persists by Lori Valigra September 22, 2020September 22, 2020 Maine blueberry industry reels from drought, late frost, pandemic by The Associated Press September 20, 2020September 20, 2020 More jobless Mainers must meet work-search requirement to receive benefits Maine gains more than 6,000 jobs in August as pandemic recovery continues Why Maine’s economy has rebounded faster than other states during the pandemic NATIONAL BUSINESS Pfizer urged to wait for November to seek vaccine authorization September 26, 2020September 26, 2020 Americans load up on candy, trick or treat or not, with the pandemic September 23, 2020September 23, 2020 Walmart to change store jobs and raise wages, including a $15 minimum in bakery and deli September 18, 2020September 18, 2020 US banning use of TikTok, WeChat for national security September 18, 2020September 18, 2020 Federal Reserve sees rates near zero at least through 2023 September 16, 2020September 16, 2020 US unemployment rate falls to 8.4 percent even as hiring slows September 4, 2020September 4, 2020 Hack of Texas vendor forces delay in Bangor court’s online records expansion Texas-based Tyler Technologies landed a 10-year, $17 million contract to design Maine’s electronic court system in 2016. Jay paper mill to lay off another 51 workers after April explosion The news comes five months after a digester exploded and stopped pulp manufacturing and two months after 59 employees were laid off in July. Poland Spring to build one of Maine’s largest solar arrays for Hollis bottling plant The 47-acre array is expected to supply up to 25 percent of the current energy requirement at the plant. Former worker at state senator’s Portland brewery says he was fired for pro-union stance The former production worker at Rising Tide Brewing alleges he was fired because he was pro-union. Spectrum allegedly owes more than $140,000 to southern Maine towns Spectrum owes $142,000 in franchise fees to Cape Elizabeth, Casco, Cumberland, Gray, Harrison, Naples, New Gloucester, Windham and Yarmouth, according to an audit. A cottage industry is growing to support Maine’s new recreational marijuana market “The cannabis industry is not only about cannabis,” Jacques Santucci, the founder of Portland-based cannabis business consulting firm Nucleus One, said. Maine waste company is sending interns to inspect people’s recycling bins It’s part of an expanded effort to reduce contamination in the recycling stream. Owner of Maine’s last professional camera and darkroom shop has died Peter Doe, 65, the quirky owner of the state’s last independent professional photography and darkroom store, Photo Market, has died. Nordic acquiring 2 Danish kingfish companies amid plans for massive Maine salmon farm The deal will secure the companies as fully owned subsidiaries of Nordic Aquaculture and give them a lock on the market. Feds allow Canadian loggers to threaten Maine jobs, Senate president says in complaint Illegal Canadian competition “has left many Maine loggers and truckers struggling to find work and earn decent wages,” Troy Jackson, D-Allagash, said in the complaint. 3 longtime voices on Maine Public retire early amid financial pressure The move comes as the network faces added financial pressure amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Versant Power warns customers of phone scams Scammers are targeting customers and threatening to disconnect their service if they don’t make a payment within 30 minutes. Maine regulators end emergency moratorium on utilities disconnections Utilities can recommence normal disconnections beginning Nov. 1. Northern Light Health patient data potentially exposed in cyberattack Northern Light Health said that “limited” patient data may have been stolen in a cyberattack earlier this year. Maine to hold a lottery for entry into scallop harvest The scallops have been worth more than $10 per pound at the docks every year for the past eight years. Load more posts Loading… Something went wrong. Please refresh the page and/or try again.