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'Alexa, check my account balance' now possible with Town & Country FCU

Renee Cordes |

“Alexa, check my account balance at Town & Country Federal Credit Union" is now possible at the Scarborough-based credit union.

Statler Mill redevelopment faces opposition over low-income housing


Eight years after Augusta acquired the 32-acre former Statler Mill property on the east side of the Kennebec River, and 16 years after the mill closed, the city is still struggling with developing...

MeHAF grants target social, cultural barriers to ‘health equity’


The Maine Health Access Foundation has announced a new grant program aimed at gaining health equity in traditionally under-served communities.

St. George residents oppose Monhegan wind project cable

An organization calling itself “Preserve Our Remarkable Town” has collected more than 300 signatures from residents of St. George for a petition opposing the Maine Aqua Ventus pilot...

Lewiston buildings nominated for National Register of Historic Places

Lewiston’s Downtown Commercial Historic District and the 19th-century Le Messager building on Lisbon Street have been nominated by the Maine Historic Preservation Commission for listing on the...

Aging advocate from North Yarmouth gains international attention

Elizabeth Isele of North Yarmouth was named one of the country's “50 Top Influencers in Aging” by Next Avenue, a Public Broadcasting Service website geared toward America's older...

Country's No. 20 scaffolding business finds new home for its growing business in Portland

Laurie Schreiber |

Seacoast Scaffold & Equipment — one of the nation's top scaffolding firms — found larger offices, warehouses and land to accommodate its growing business when it purchased 600 Riverside...

New study highlights wild blueberry's benefits on children's brain function


The Maine wild blueberry industry is hailing a new study that shows consuming a flavonoid-rich wild blueberry beverage may help a part of the brain that manages time and attention work more...

Solifor buys Somerset County timberlands

Solifor of Quebec City has purchased the 62,000-acre Ste-Aurelie Timberlands in Somerset County for $30 million.

UNE lands $1.3M grant to develop new technologies for seaweed production


The United States Department of Energy awarded the University of New England a three-year, nationally competitive research grant for $1.32 million to develop technologies that will enable the United...