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Health care

WEX signs agreement to acquire Discovery Benefits for $425M

WEX Inc. announced today it has signed an agreement to acquire Discovery Benefits Inc., a high-growth employee benefits administrator based in Fargo, N.D., for $425 million.

Three long-time food-and-beverage purveyors retool store lineups

Coffee By Design, Rosemont Market & Bakery and Mainely Wraps have all closed individual locations for a range of reasons.
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Real Estate & Construction

Supermarket competition heats up with Hannaford's plans to add new store in Brunswick

Hannaford Supermarkets announced Wednesday it will locate a store in the former Bookland and adjacent Staples space at the Cook’s Corner Mall in Brunswick — a project providing a...
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Government & Politics

King supports bill to ensure low-wage contract workers get paid during shutdown

U.S. Sen. Angus King, I-Maine, joined a group of his colleagues Wednesday to introduce legislation that would secure back pay for federal contract workers who continue to go without pay during the...
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Creative economy

Nonprofits pump $12B a year into Maine’s economy, report says

Nonprofit organizations in Maine contribute around $12 billion a year to the state’s economy and employ more than 98,000 people, says a report by the Maine Association of Nonprofits.