On Thursday, popular Portland pub Brian Boru Public House announced that it will be closing permanently. On its Facebook page, the business announced that at 1 a.m. on Monday, August 26, the business will close its doors for the last time.
A fishing magnate known as the Codfather will never be allowed to return to U.S. fisheries, the federal government said Monday in announcing it has settled its civil case against a man whose arrest for shirking quotas and smuggling profits overseas shocked the East Coast industry.
State Agriculture officials say they are disappointed with a U.S. Department of Agriculture decision to exclude Maine wild blueberries from a federal program designed to help growers negatively affected by retaliatory tariffs.
KITTERY, Maine - The USS Santa Fe has arrived at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard in Kittery, Maine. The Los Angeles-class attack submarine sailed into the shipyard on Thursday for planned maintenance work and system certifications.
BOSTON - Two of the state's largest health insurers are planning to merge. Harvard Pilgrim Health Care and Tufts Health Plan announced Wednesday they have signed a definitive agreement to form a single nonprofit insurer that would serve nearly 2.4 million customers in Massachusetts, Connecticut, Maine, New Hampshire and Rhode Island.
Almost four years ago, the Old Town pulp mill, north of Bangor, was shut down. Nearly 200 workers were affected. But last fall, a subsidiary of a Chinese company purchased the mill, and now it has come back to life.