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Community Health Options sues federal government for $5.7M

Community Health Options, the Lewiston-based nonprofit health insurer that is one of two insurers continuing to offer plans in Maine's Affordable Care Act individual marketplace, is suing the federal...

Judge orders LePage to release $3M in job training funds

A federal judge has ordered Gov. Paul LePage to release about $3 million in federal job training funds to Coastal Counties Workforce Inc., a nonprofit based in Brunswick that oversees workforce...

Maine and 48 other states reach $45M settlement with mortgage lender


Maine Attorney General Janet Mills joined 48 other state attorneys general, the District of Columbia and more than 45 state mortgage regulators in reaching a $45 million settlement with New...

UMaine Law students gain immigration law experience at federal detention center in Laredo


Students from the University of Maine School of Law are getting hands-on immigration law experience at a federal detention center in Laredo, Texas, where they are providing volunteer assistance to...

Botanical Gardens pursues lawsuit over rescinded $30M expansion permit


Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens says a lawsuit is one option it will pursue after failing to persuade the Boothbay Appeals Board to reconsider the Nov. 9 decision to rescind the permit for a $30...

Maine’s highest court weighs challenge to PUC rule on residential solar incentives

Maine’s Supreme Judicial Court heard arguments Wednesday in a challenge by clean energy advocates of state regulators’ efforts to reduce and eventually phase out incentives for...

Detroit man sentenced for operating unlicensed Bitcoin business in Maine

James McCarthy |

In a precedent-setting case involving an unlicensed Bitcoin business whose owner advertised and completed some transactions in Maine, a Detroit man and his company were sentenced in U.S. District...

Downeast wreath-maker sues FedEx

The parent company of Worcester Wreath Co. filed a complaint against FedEx for allegedly overbilling by more than $357,000.

Court temporarily halts MDOT's planned demolition of Wiscasset building for parking

James McCarthy |

A judge has temporarily blocked the planned demolition of the former CEI headquarters acquired by the Maine Department of Transportation to create a public parking area as part of its $5 million plan...

EMHS joins lawsuit over federal reductions in medication payments


Brewer-based Eastern Maine Healthcare Systems has joined the American Hospital Association, the Association of American Medical Colleges and America's Essential Hospitals in pursuing legal action to...