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Alfond program will ease loan burden for STEM professionals who stay in Maine

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The Harold Alfond Foundation announced Tuesday a new statewide student loan repayment program called Alfond Leaders, which is designed to provide student loan debt relief for Maine residents who are...

You can get there from here with new fish-and-game apps

Recreational fishing and hunting just got smarter with the development of two mobile apps that link to state regulations and provide detailed directions to Maine’s myriad ponds and lakes and...

The Olympia Cos. to develop new hotel for Colby College

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The Olympia Cos., a Maine-based hospitality management company, announced it will develop and manage Colby College's planned 42-room boutique hotel and restaurant in downtown Waterville.

Canadian company looking at Maine sites for biorefinery

Ensyn Corp., a Canadian company that creates fuels from forestry biomass, is exploring potential sites in Maine to locate a biorefinery capable of transforming 400 tons a day of low-grade wood into...

After long downturn, seaside inns find new investors

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Migis Hotel Group's purchase of the Higgins Beach Inn in Scarboroug is part of considerable transactional activity among independently owned hotels along the coast over the past year. Sales of other...

Poland Spring plans new bottling plant in western Maine

Nestle-owned Poland Spring is seeking a new site in western Maine, close to sources of spring water, in order to build a $50 million water bottling plant.

Auburn Manufacturing wins anti-dumping claim against China

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The U.S. International Trade Commission voted unanimously in favor of Auburn Manufacturing, ruling that Chinese manufacturers have sold an unfairly subsidized heat resistant fabric in the United...

Rural Maine health centers to get more than $700,000 in federal funds

The U.S. Department of Health and Services has announced that it will award a total of $732,842 in federal funding to three Maine health centers.

Mass. firm acquires Premier Marketing Group in Manchester

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Grossman Marketing Group, a fourth-generation, print and promotional products company in Somerville, Mass., has acquired Premier Marketing Group of Manchester. Terms of the acquisition were not...

LePage plans to delay voter-approved 3% tax surcharge

Gov. Paul LePage's proposed state budget doesn't include the increased funding for schools, estimated to be as much as $157 million, that would come from the voter-approved initiative to add a 3% tax...

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