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3:34 pm , 09/15/2014 Bangor Daily News

PORTLAND, Maine — A federal lawsuit alleging Cate Street Capital CEO John Halle transferred property and assets to his wife to avoid paying a roughly $2.4 million personal judgment against him has been scheduled for trial in November as a collections case moves forward through Maine District Court. U.S. District …

3:14 pm , 09/15/2014 Bangor Daily News

Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014 5:45 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Location: Owls Head Transportation Museum, 117 Museum St., Owls Head, Maine For more information: 207-594-5095; trekkers.org THOMASTON, MAINE – Trekkers’ annual “Bid Big, Laugh Loud” Auction Event will take place on Saturday, November 8th at the Owls Head Transportation Museum. This …

3:09 pm , 09/15/2014 Risk Roundup

My mother’s life was like a drop of water on a hot skillet. She never stood still – always looking for the next great adventure to engage her time, energy and creativity. When our father died unexpectedly, “Ma” was sixty years old with lots of mileage ahead of her. What she didn’t have was a solid grounding in all that our dad had assumed as his responsibility (e.g. finances, taxes, investments, insurance).

3:05 pm , 09/15/2014 Bangor Daily News

AUGUSTA, Maine — Commissioner George Gervais of the Maine Department of Economic & Community Development recently appointed three new members to the Maine Small Business and Entrepreneurship Commission. Adam Hobson, CPA of Hobson and Company in Saco, Heather Sanborn of Rising Tide Brewing in Portland, and Curtis Picard of the …

2:17 pm , 09/15/2014 Sun Journal

Maine is getting $758,947 in federal funds to improve the quality of the state's unemployment insurance program. The funding from the U.S. Labor Department is part of more than $87 million awarded to 46 states. The grants were announced on Monday. U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas...

1:56 pm , 09/15/2014 MPBN

WATERVILLE, Maine (AP) _ Two Maine airports will receive $5.8 million in grants from the federal government for construction projects.

The  Portland Press Herald reports that the Robert LaFleur Airport in Waterville will get $4.3 million to reconstruct its main 5,500-foot runway. Brunswick Executive Airport is set to receive $1.5 million to build a snow removal equipment building. The Federal Aviation Administration's Airport Improvement Program is funding both grants.

1:24 pm , 09/15/2014 Sun Journal

PORTLAND — Scientists say an explosion of invasive green crabs that threatens Maine's lucrative soft-shell clam industry appears to have tapered off, at least temporarily.

1:19 pm , 09/15/2014 Sun Journal

AUGUSTA — A doctor who held a marijuana clinic at a hotel and failed to adequately document examinations has been reprimanded by the board that licenses physicians in Maine. The board announced Monday that Dr.

1:17 pm , 09/15/2014 Bangor Daily News

WASHINGTON — General Motors Co will pay compensation for 19 deaths linked to a faulty ignition switch, according to the lawyer overseeing the compensation process, more than the 13 deaths the automaker had previously admitted were caused by the now recalled part. Outside attorney Ken Feinberg is still reviewing claims …

1:03 pm , 09/15/2014 Bangor Daily News

BANGOR, Maine — The Bangor Region Chamber of Commerce’s next Business After Hours will be held 5-7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 18, at Changing Seasons Federal Credit Union, 115 Mecaw Road, Hampden. Food, deejay and cash prizes. RSVP for an extra chance to win a prize, and you have to be present to win! …