Maine's GDP up 3.4 percent in second quarter

Maine’s economy grew by 3.4 percent in the second quarter of the year, a performance that ranks 36th nationally. The federal Bureau of Economic Analysis...

Cowbell Grill & Tap opening in former Fuel in downtown Lewiston

LEWISTON — The city is getting more Cowbell. One of the owners of the popular Cowbell Burger Bar in Biddeford is opening Cowbell Grill &...

Amazon’s empire stretches from Audible to Whole Foods

NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon is hard to escape. Whether you've bought shoes at Zappos, picked up milk at Whole Foods or listened to an...

Auburn Kmart to stay open despite another round of store closings

Sears Holdings is closing the Kmart in Waterville as part of its Chapter 11 bankruptcy plan. The Kmart on Center Street in Auburn is not...

Christy Gardner, double amputee, encourages others to 'go for it'

LEWISTON — Last week, Christy Gardner flew home from a track competition in Italy and filmed an episode dedicated to veterans for the "Rachael...

Signaling a better bottom line, L.L. Bean to award holiday bonuses

L.L. Bean will award holiday checks to employees this year, an indication that the Freeport retailer is emerging from a tough financial year. The company...

Minor fire closes Auburn Krispy Kreme for two weeks

This week The Buzz is calming nerves and celebrating new windows. First, Krispy Kreme has closed. But only for two weeks. Cort Mendez, president and CEO of...

Amazon considers New York, Virginia amid reports of HQ split

NEW YORK (AP) — After a yearlong search for a second home, Amazon is now reportedly looking to build offices in two cities instead...

Lewiston-Auburn D'Angelos survive bankruptcy closings; Papa Gino's doesn't

DEDHAM, Mass. (AP) — The company that owns the Papa Gino’s pizza parlor and D’Angelo sandwich shop chains has confirmed it has closed about...

Marijuana storefronts: Coming to a corner near you?

AUBURN — John Morrison opened Port City Relief in a former gun shop in April, two doors down from the Rollodrome. The interior is sleek...

Giving back

OTIS FCU donates to historical society

OTIS Federal Credit Union donated $1,320 to the Livermore-Livermore Falls Historical Society to buy a new computer tower, a monitor, a backup external drive,...

Community Credit donates to MCI

Community Credit Union recently presented Maine Community Integration with a check for $250. Maine Community Integration promotes cultural understanding and equal opportunities for asylum-seekers...

Community Credit donates to Turner Food Pantry

Community Credit Union presents the Turner Food Pantry with a $750 donation. The pantry is in the Boofy Quimby Memorial Center in North Turner...

Poland Spring Water awards grant to USM Foundation

Poland Spring Natural Spring Water has awarded a $25,000 Good Neighbor Grant to the University of Southern Maine Foundation. The grant will fund an...

CCU donates to New Beginnings

Andrea Wessling, left, and Ashley Ward, right, of Community Credit Union present a $250 donation to Amber Kruk, second from left, and Rachel Spencer-Reed...
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Noteworthy

Nouria concept store opens in Lewiston

LEWISTON — Nouria Energy Corp. has launched a new retail brand — nouria. The introduction was celebrated with a grand opening at its new concept...

Mulhus new executive director at RVHCC

RUMFORD — The board of the River Valley Healthy Communities Coalition announces Tavia Melhus as its new, full-time executive director. She is taking over from...

Albert elected to national board

LEWISTON — Ken Albert, Androscoggin Home Healthcare + Hospice president and CEO, has been elected by the membership of the National Association for Home...

SCORE Oxford Hills business workshop

SOUTH PARIS — SCORE Oxford Hills will hold a free workshop from 9 a.m. to noon Monday, Dec. 3, in room 201 at the Oxford...

Nofsinger makes Super Lawyers listing

LEWISTON — New England Super Lawyers has selected Berman & Simmons attorney Jodi Nofsinger in its Top 100: 2018 New England Super Lawyers List...