CMP ratepayers group wants full investigation of billing complaints

A group that says it represents about 3,500 Central Maine Power customers has issued a letter to state officials demanding a more thorough investigation...

Airlines get support for restricting support animals on plans

Regulators are making it easier for U.S. airlines to limit the growing number of dogs and other animals being brought onto flights by passengers...

More Maine restaurants have reached for the last straw (plastic)

Mark Hibbard wasn’t even thinking about the environment when he decided he’d had enough of plastic straws and cocktail stirrers. The bar manager at Bramhall...

Kassbohrer’s new $1.4 million regional headquarters underway in Auburn

AUBURN — Standing in front of what will be Kassbohrer All Terrain Vehicles' new local headquarters, Regional Manager Jim Bear said Wednesday the larger...

Why open plan offices are like a nudist beach

In the #MeToo era, an open-office environment might seem like the perfect solution for fixing the sexual harassment that can take place behind closed...

Argo sold; Auburn Mayor Jason Levesque plans new venture

LEWISTON — Fifteen years after starting the company from a laptop on his couch, Auburn Mayor Jason Levesque announced Tuesday that he has sold...

Trump offers U.S. aid to penalized Chinese telecom company

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a surprising overture to China, President Donald Trump says he would help a Chinese telecommunications company get "back into business,"...

State pushes to loosen teen work rules, but labor advocates have...

Morgan Jackson started earning a paycheck when she was 12, picking strawberries on a neighbor’s farm in Scarborough.  These days she scoops at Beal’s Ice...

Showing off the state at Maine Tourism Association conference

LEWISTON — On the DIY Network's "Maine Cabin Masters," the crew does double duty bringing old camps back to life and giving a glimpse...

Auburn Citizen of the Year: Allyson Casares

Allyson Casares, center, is surprised by a waiting crowd at Martindale Country Club as she walks into the banquet room Thursday night where she...

Giving back

Portrait donated to Phillips Historical Society

Jane Stinchfield of the Phillips Historical Society and Jon Pound of Fox Carlton Pond Sporting Camps show a canvas portrait of Cornelia "Fly Rod" Crosby...

Norway Savings Bank supports Alan Day Community Garden

NORWAY — Norway Savings Bank recently made a $15,000 commitment to the Alan Day Community Garden for its Youth Leadership Program. The bank will...

Sabattus Regional Credit Union donates to local food pantries

Sabattus Regional Credit Union recently distributed checks to local food pantries and school programs. The credit union placed 15th in total funds raised in...

Oxford FCU donates material to Cancer Resource Center

Susan Graves, branch service manager of the Oxford Federal Credit Union, presented 80 yards of fleece material, a value of $286, to the Cancer Resource...

School gets $2,500 grant for outdoor classroom

The Agnes Gray Elementary School in West Paris recently received a $2,500 grant from Berlin City Auto Group's Drive for Education program. The money...
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Noteworthy

Jackson joins Fontaine Family

AUBURN — Fontaine Family — The Real Estate Leader announces the addition of Doreen Jackson to its team in Auburn. Jackson holds an associate broker...

Woodlands Senior Living gains award

WATERVILLE — Woodlands Senior Living, a Maine-based, family-owned organization committed to providing the highest-quality residential care for Maine seniors, was named the Renys Large Business...

MTA inducts Robbins to Hall of Fame

HALLOWELL — The Maine Tourism Association announces this year’s inductee into the Association’s Hall of Fame is Cyndi Robbins of Poland Spring Resort in...

LA Metro Marketplace on June 7

LEWISTON — The Lewiston Auburn Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce will host the LA Metro Marketplace on Thursday, June 7, at the Bates Mill. The event...

Rinck wins service award

PORTLAND — Companies from across the state were honored recently at the 19th annual Maine Family Business Awards gala. Presented by the Institute for Family-Owned...