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Patriot Insurance opens new headquarters in Yarmouth


The opening of Patriot Insurance's new headquarters on U.S Route 1 is the latest in a series of recent business development in Yarmouth that includes Tyler Technologies' $28 million expansion.

MEMA assessing storm damage to see if Maine qualifies for federal relief


Maine Emergency Management Agency deployed seven teams to 14 Maine counties Thursday to begin assessing damages from the Oct. 29-30 windstorm that caused nearly 500,000 power outages throughout the...

MMG Insurance makes pledge in support of Husson’s $16M building project


MMG Insurance, a regional property and casualty insurance company headquartered in Presque Isle, has pledged $50,000 in support of the proposed new Husson College of Business building on the...

Cross Insurance acquires the Holden Agency and its benefits division


Bangor-based Cross Insurance, a subsidiary of Cross Financial Corp. and one of the largest independent insurance providers in New England, has acquired the Holden Agency and its benefits division,...

Chicago-based brokerage buys second Maine insurance agency


Chicago-based Hub International Ltd. has acquired the assets of a second Cumberland insurance agency. The 400-office brokerage bought Graffam Insurance Group, the brokerage reported Tuesday.

Blue Heron likes what it sees in STARC Systems

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STARC Systems, a Brunswick company that makes sound-deadening construction barriers for hospital work environments, secured $3.5 million in investment.

Safety pays off: MEMIC issuing record $21M dividend to employers


The MEMIC Group announced Tuesday that it will issue a record policyholder dividend this November of $21 million to approximately 18,000 Maine employers.

Tony Payne rejoins MEMIC as senior VP


Workers' compensation specialist The MEMIC Group has appointed Anthony "Tony" Payne to the post of senior vice president, external affairs.

Good Food Bus sets new records at 12 Maine bus stops


The nonprofit Good Food Bus, a mobile food market operated by St. Mary’s Nutrition Center and Cultivating Community, is setting new records its second full summer season.

FEMA woes heighten concerns about Kennebec Valley flood zone insurance

Rising flood insurance rates, pushed higher by recent storms nationwide and expiration of the National Flood Insurance Program, is already having an effect on development in the flood-prone Kennebec...