BUCKSPORT, Maine — The company planning to build an Atlantic salmon farm at the former Verso Paper site announced on Tuesday plans to construct a fish processing facility across town that would employ 40 to 50 workers.
The staff of Maine’s utilities regulatory commission said on Tuesday that customer complaints of high bills are not the result of a systemic error in Central Maine Power Co.’s metering or billing system but were caused by high energy usage.
KITTERY, Maine - Maine and New Hampshire are expected to pay $5 million to a contractor to settle the firm's claim that design deficiencies led to increased costs and delays over the Sarah Mildred Long Bridge.
The July unemployment rate in the Portland-South Portland metro area dipped nearly half a percentage point, to 1.9%, the lowest jobless rate in years in any of Maine's three metro areas. That's according to preliminary figures from the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics, which also found low unemployment rates in the state's two other urban areas.
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.