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Hollywood Casino in Bangor

Bangor says casino’s valuation when changing hands doesn’t justify abatement request

Hollywood Casino is seeking to have the taxable value of its Bangor properties reduced to $61.38 million, a cut of $36.8 million. …
Pedestrians stroll by the line of shops and restaurants on Cottage Street in Bar Harbor in this June 2013 file photo.
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Can this summer’s Maine tourism season keep up last year’s momentum?

PORTLAND | Restaurant and lodging sales have been on a steady climb statewide, and the start of this year’s tourist season will bring one …
Atlantic cod caught as part of a research survey in this Nov. 13, 2014, file photo.

Northeast fishermen call for outside review of fish stock assessments

The battle over the validity of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration fish stock assessments that continually have led to slashed groundfish quotas has reached …
Rep. Ryan Tipping-Spitz

Maine House backs bill targeting offshore tax havens

AUGUSTA | A measure to prevent multinational corporations from evading Maine taxes by hiding profits in offshore tax havens won initial approval in the …
The app-based ride sharing service Uber plans to start operating in beach towns in Maine for at least part of the summer, starting Memorial Day weekend. The company started operating in Portland in October 2014.
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Uber to give Bar Harbor, Maine beach towns summertime test

PORTLAND | The app-based ridesharing service Uber will expand its Maine operations to the seaside towns of Bar Harbor, Old Orchard Beach, Ogunquit and …

Cape Elizabeth property owner wants to replace Something’s Fishy with pizzeria

A plan for a new brick oven pizzeria near Kettle Cove has been approved, but not without objections from other business …
A home for sale sits on the corner of Graham Avenue and Boutelle Road in Bangor in this file photo.

Maine home prices continue to climb as sales volume growth slows

PORTLAND | The median price of single-family homes in Maine continued to climb in April, up 5.3 percent from one year ago, to $178,000, …

Houlton Community Market opening Saturday

After a long winter break, vendors affiliated with the local Community Market …

Maine regulators won’t reconsider Efficiency Maine ‘and’ case

PORTLAND | State regulators won’t revisit their reading of a sentence that cut possible …

Air bag manufacturer issues largest automotive recall in US history

WASHINGTON/DETROIT — Japanese air bag manufacturer Takata Corp. is doubling a recall of potentially deadly …

Cross Insurance buys another Rhode Island insurer

Cross Insurance has purchased another Rhode Island insurance agency, expanding its reach into southern New …

‘Smart meter’ opponents take fight to Maine’s top court

PORTLAND | A citizens group is appealing a decision by the Maine Public Utilities …
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