NEW BEDFORD, Mass.
East Coast fishermen are turning a wary eye toward an emerging upstart: the offshore wind industry.
PITTSFIELD (AP) — Maine-based construction company Cianbro Corp. says it’s planning to hire 300 workers next year.
The company employs 1,350 people in Maine and is looking for new people in jobs and trades needed for large projects in the state. One job is a federal contract with the U.S. Navy to make improvements at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard in Kittery, Maine.
MILLINOCKET (AP) — Police say a Millinocket man shot in his home earlier this week has died from his wounds.
The death of 59-year-old Wayne Lapierre, is now being investigated as a homicide.
Maine State Police say Lapierre died at about 10 p.m. Friday at the Eastern Maine Medical Center in Bangor.
Lapierre was shot Tuesday at his home.
PORTLAND (AP) — The biggest airport in Maine is going to start offering nonstop service to Chicago in the middle of next year.
The Portland International Jetport says American Airlines will start service to Chicago O’Hare International Airport on June 7. American Airlines is the largest carrier at the Portland airport.
PORTLAND (AP) — Forecasters say that long bouts of strong winds across northern New England amounted to blizzard conditions on Christmas Day as some communities reported up to a foot of snow.
Suzanne J.M. Krauss of Brunswick was nominated Thursday by Gov. Paul LePage to serve as director of the Maine Emergency Management Agency.
The Maine Technology Institute recently closed its Maine Technology Asset Fund 2.0 application portal and announced that it received 183 proposals from Maine companies and organizations seeking, in aggregate, $381 million in funding.
The good news for many in the Northeast and Midwest was that it has been a white Christmas. The bad news was that a blizzard swept into parts of New England and bitter cold enveloped much of the Midwest.
[img_assist|nid=1193252|title=|desc= IN THE AFTERMATH OF HURRICANE MARIA, Adriana Valentín Cardona left Puerto Rico and made a new home on Bailey Island, and has worked at Thornton Oaks Retirement Community for the past two months.
The Topsham Planning Board approved a site plan application last week for the new Mt. Ararat High School.
DAMARISCOTTA — Local artists’ work is on display at The Little Holiday Show. The art show, hosted by Kefauver Studio & Gallery, will run through Jan. 2, 2018. The gallery is located at 144 Bristol Road in Damariscotta.
The Lewiston/Auburn Community Little Theatre has announced audition times for those interested in being a part of its production of “Urinetown: The Musical,” which will take the stage in April 2018.
The Chocolate Church Arts Center is putting a Newfoundland spin on New Year's Eve — and it's getting some help from Pat Colwell & The Soul Sensation in the celebration.