Mercury contamination found in lobsters caught in the uppermost portion of Penobscot Bay has led to this week’s decision by state fishery officials to nearly double an area closed to lobster and crab fishing.
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June 22, 2016
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June 15, 2016
Comments Off on Indictment claims seasonal Maine resident dodged $45 million in taxes through phony transactions
Morris Zukerman, a longtime summer resident of Islesford, reportedly avoided income and sales taxes by hiding his gains in phony commercial and charitable transactions.
June 14, 2016
Comments Off on New owners ‘fell in love’ with The Lucerne Inn
“You can’t replicate 200 years,” David Silverman said of the inn’s history. “You can’t replicate this view. There’s really nothing like it in the area.”
June 6, 2016
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At the end of April, Maine had at least 472 more Airbnb listings than one year earlier, a 35 percent jump for the year.
May 26, 2016
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“The new flag is up and looks beautiful!”
May 19, 2016
Comments Off on Seafood, bioscience get boost from latest Maine tech grants
The city of Ellsworth has landed a state grant to support development of bioscience businesses in the region, as part of a series of grant awards that will also give money to support seafood industry initiatives.
May 19, 2016
Comments Off on Census: Bangor lost population again in 2015
PORTLAND, Maine — Bangor’s population continued to drop in 2015, according to newly released estimates that show growth across the largest southern Maine communities and in Waterville last year. Among the state’s 35 most populous communities — from Portland to Gray — Bangor’s population is among the fastest to decline …
May 16, 2016
Comments Off on This tiny Maine town is staking its future on Chinese foodies
Little Cranberry, an island of 70 inhabitants, and China, a nation of 1.4 billion people, increasingly find themselves connected by the shifting currents of the world economy.
May 9, 2016
Comments Off on Growing the ‘port’ in Bucksport could bring jobs
What sets Bucksport apart, along with its deep water, are two key assets: natural gas and rail.
May 6, 2016
Comments Off on Bar Harbor Bank acquires NH bank chain for $143 million
Bar Harbor Bankshares has reached a $143 million deal to buy the Newport, New Hampshire-based Lake Sunapee Bank Group, expanding its footprint throughout northern New England.