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Real Estate & Construction

Maine Maritime Academy acquiring land at former Verso mill site in Bucksport

Maine Maritime Academy in Castine has signed a purchase-and-sale agreement to acquire a six-acre parcel of land at the former Verso paper mill site in Bucksport to locate the college’s new...
Legal

Ex-lawmaker and securities agent convicted of bilking two widows out of $3M

A former Maine lawmaker and securities agent was convicted by a jury on Nov. 7 in Penobscot County Superior Court of 15 criminal counts involving theft, securities fraud, intentional evasion of Maine...
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Government & Politics

2018 Hire-A-Vet Campaign going strong at halfway point

More than 175 employers have joined 2018's Maine Hire-A-Vet Campaign through the halfway point, with 62 reported hires by the end of October. The campaign's goal is for at least 100 employers to hire...
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Real Estate & Construction

Saco considers ConvenientMD clinic proposal

The city of Saco is considering plans for construction of a ConvenientMD urgent-care health center at 506 Main St., currently the site of Rosa Linda’s Family Restaurant.
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Government & Politics

Lobster industry chief expects bait crunch

An expected cutback of the Atlantic herring catch quota is causing concern among lobster fishing interests, which largely rely on herring as bait.