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Current Edition | Economic Development

Michael Kors joins upscale newcomers to Portland

Michael Kors, designer fashions. Microsoft Store, software and games. Hyatt Place and Courtyard Marriott, hotels. Munjoy Heights and 118 on Munjoy Hill, upscale condominiums. Maine...
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Current Edition | Transportation

Smooth Ride: Brunswick construction company's investment paves the way for new business

In years past, Brunswick-based Ray Labbe & Sons had to leave the state to find asphalt that his paving and construction company could use to patch holes deep into the winter. That's...
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Current Edition | Agriculture

Farm Credit East merger seen as beneficial to Maine farmers, loggers, commercial fishermen

Daniel Corey planted his first crop of potatoes on a 52-acre farm in Aroostook County in 1986. He was a first-generation farmer, eager to make his living off the land and about to be...
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Current Edition | Fisheries & Marine

Fins and Furs Adventures in Skowhegan rides on experiential travel trend, a growing industry that provides Thoreau-like experiences and more

First-time travelers to Carroll Ware's Fins and Furs Adventures in Skowhegan often remark how great it is that he can fish and hunt all the time. "But I tell them,...
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Current Edition | Banking & Finance

FAME's new CEO Bruce Wagner sees room for more financing programs in improving economy

Four weeks in as the Finance Authority of Maine's new CEO, Bruce Wagner says conversations are starting about how the state education and business financing agency will adapt to a...