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12:24 pm , 01/27/2015 Sun Journal

JAY — Selectpersons gave the green light to Town Manager Shiloh LaFreniere on Monday night to develop a photo contest for the cover of the town report for the year ending June 30, 2014.

12:02 pm , 01/27/2015 Mainebiz
Maine's unemployment rate in December was 5.5%, down from 5.7% the pre

12:01 pm , 01/27/2015 Mainebiz
The 11-location Weathervane Restaurants chain has closed three Maine l

12:00 pm , 01/27/2015 Mainebiz

Despite support from some Portland elected officials, Mayor Michael Brennan's proposal to increase the minimum wage, if approved, would likely not go into effect until 2016.

The Forecaster quoted Brennan as saying at a City Council Finance Committee meeting on Jan. 22 that he doesn't "hear much sentiment" for a minimum wage increase this year.

11:59 am , 01/27/2015 Mainebiz
Elmet Technologies, a Lewiston-based manufacturer, has laid off 33 hou

11:58 am , 01/27/2015 Mainebiz
Bowdoin College has named a Harvard Business School faculty member as

11:55 am , 01/27/2015 Mainebiz
MaineToday Media, the owner of the Portland Press Herald and other Mai

11:36 am , 01/27/2015 Sun Journal

AUGUSTA — State Rep. Peggy Rotundo, D-Lewiston, says she wants the Legislature to consider the idea of creating a single board to guide the state's higher education systems. On Monday, the University of

11:25 am , 01/27/2015 Sun Journal

NORWAY — Christmas was more than a month ago,, but the spirit lingers among Norway businesses welcoming a potential competitor to Main Street.  The post-holiday months are traditionally some of the slowest at restaurants and bars, but that hasn't stopped owners from saying ...

11:17 am , 01/27/2015 Bangor Daily News

CUMBERLAND, Maine — The Town Council on Monday approved a contract zone agreement and land sale for a proposed housing development along U.S. Route 1. Developer David Chase — who has had difficulty selling the property for commercial use and now wants to carve the land into smaller pieces suitable …