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New Brunswick looks to dethrone Maine from top seed in blueberries

New Brunswick has thrown down the gauntlet, challenging the state of Maine for global blueberry dominance, as officials have announced the opening up of 4,000 acres of public land for wild blueberry...

Move over Doogie Howser — Maine has its own whiz kid

The business ventures of 14-year-old entrepreneurs have come a long way from newspaper delivery routes and lawn mowing rackets, as Jack Cardin of Saco has shown with Kinney Shores Trading Co.
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IDEXX founder to receive honorary degree from MECA

The Maine College of Art has announced its commencement speaker and honorary degree recipients for its graduation ceremony at the State Theatre in Portland — and IDEXX and Black Point Group LLC...
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Jobs reportedly cut as Putney deal closes

Early Thursday morning, the $200 million acquisition of the Portland-based veterinary product company Putney Inc. officially came to a close and with it came the news that the company's new owner,...
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Retail & Food service

Pine State Trading sells its c-store division

Pine State Trading Co., a Gardiner-based family-owned company with customers throughout New England and parts of New York state, said Monday it will sell its convenience store division to Core-Mark...