East Boothbay-built Comanche yacht breaks transatlantic sailing record

Comanche, the 100-foot supermaxi yacht built at the East Boothbay-based Hodgdon Yachts, is celebrating another victory, shattering the west-to-east transatlantic monohull sailing record Thursday morning.

Maine's economy comes out swinging in first quarter

There's good news for Maine from the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis, which looked at the gross domestic product of the country: The state made it into the top 10 in economic performance for the first quarter of 2016.

Brunswick startup lauded for work in hospital construction zone

The Brunswick-based STARC Systems played a key role in keeping patients safe during the Central Maine Medical Center’s recent renovation of its emergency department.

Former police barracks in Orono will get a new life as car lot

The Bangor-based car dealership Van Syckle Inc. has been granted the go-ahead for its plans to convert the former Maine State Police barracks on Main Street in Orono into a 10-vehicle used car lot.

Enfield will get Maine’s next Dollar General

Construction is underway for Maine’s sixth Dollar General Store, at a still-in-the-works, 9,100-square-foot building in the Penobscot County town of Enfield. It is expected to open in early September.