Mainebiz

Well-known economist leaving Maine

Charlie Colgan, a well-known economist who had served on the state&rsq

Portland tech co. raises funds for tax software

A Portland-based technology company has raised funds from a St. Louis-

Maine shrimp season faces second cancellation

Maine shrimp harvesting may be canceled for a second consecutive season after a draft report by marine scientists said the shrimp population continues to face unfavorable conditions because of warming ocean temperatures.

Downeaster to add Kennebunk stop

The operator of the Amtrak Downeaster is planning to add a seasonal st

South Portland business lands deal with J.Crew

A South Portland-based bag designer has landed a major order with nati

Group: Throw out First Wind-Emera venture

A Maine group is seeking to reverse state regulators’ approval o

WEX reports 16% growth in third quarter revenue

WEX Inc. (NYSE: WEX) reported strong third quarter financials today, with total revenue for the three months ended on Sept. 30 showing a 16% increase to $221.1 million from $191.5 million for the third quarter of 2013.

Group urges vote on job-creating ballot measure

A coalition of Maine businesses is urging voters to approve ballot que

Ex-CEI worker sentenced for embezzlement

A former fund accountant at Wiscasset-based CEI (Coastal Enterprises I

USM faculty cuts to have ripple effects

The University of Southern Maine’s plan to cut 50 faculty positi