Business News

9:20 pm , 04/23/2014 Sun Journal

AUGUSTA — An independent review of the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention found, among other things, that the agency makes it difficult for staff members in different departments to work together, that it needs to better train its workers to deal with diverse groups of people a...

9:20 pm , 04/23/2014 Sun Journal

AUGUSTA — An independent review of the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention found, among other things, that the agency makes it difficult for staff members in different departments to work together, that it needs to better train its workers to deal with diverse groups of people a...

9:20 pm , 04/23/2014 Sun Journal

AUGUSTA — An independent review of the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention found, among other things, that the agency makes it difficult for staff members in different departments to work together, that it needs to better train its workers to deal with diverse groups of people a...

8:47 pm , 04/23/2014 Bangor Daily News

AUGUSTA, Maine — A bill framed by supporters as an effort to protect cable, cellphone and land-line ratepayers from a proposed $67 million fee hike was vetoed Wednesday by Gov. Paul LePage, who said the bill does nothing to address the underlying problem. FairPoint Communications has a pending case before …

6:40 pm , 04/23/2014 Bangor Daily News

BOWDOINHAM — The number of baby lobsters in the Gulf of Maine has dropped by half since 2007, a phenomenon that has puzzled scientists as the population of adult lobsters remains near a record high, contributing to robust catches. Scientists note that baby lobsters take eight years to reach harvestable …

6:12 pm , 04/23/2014 Bangor Daily News

For the past several years, there has been a simmering dispute — sometimes boiling — between Maine state officials and the Passamaquoddy Tribe over the elver fishery. The state, citing concerns about the number of American eels, has sought to limit the tribe’s ability to issue licenses to its members …

5:59 pm , 04/23/2014 Bangor Daily News

On Earth day, we launched a big multimedia project at the Bangor Daily News covering the impact of the back-to-the-land movement, an influx of young, educated people who moved to Maine in the 70s in order to pursue a simpler way of living.

5:47 pm , 04/23/2014 Bangor Daily News

BANGOR, Maine — Construction crews are setting up shop downtown for the summer, causing business owners in the area to worry their customers will head elsewhere for the season. City officials hope to alleviate some of that concern by promoting and marketing businesses near the heart of downtown that will …

5:41 pm , 04/23/2014 Bangor Daily News

West Market Square construction set to begin in Bangor.

5:04 pm , 04/23/2014 Bangor Daily News

LINCOLN, Maine — Lincoln Paper and Tissue LLC’s plan to improve its energy efficiency by spending $7.8 million to retrofit its tissue production line will also result in some layoffs, a company official said Wednesday. Coming in response to an explosion last November that destroyed the mill’s ability to manufacture …