Portland’s Winxnet acquires local cyber-security firm

The acquisition strengthens Winxnet’s portfolio of IT services offered to organizations throughout New England and the Southeast.

Avesta wants to raze one building, then raise another

The Portland nonprofit proposes replacing a modest single-family home with a complex of 18 units to help alleviate a ‘crisis’ in affordable rents.

AT&T joins crowded field with online video plans

It aims to attract customers of Netflix, Hulu, YouTube and other services, as well as people who’ve stopped paying for traditional broadcast, cable or satellite TV.

Job market for college grads better but still weak

Female graduates fared better than men: 9 percent were unemployed as of October last year, compared with 13.7 percent of men.

Loan program aims to help York, Oxford county firms

New and growing businesses can apply for $50,000 to $200,000 in a nontraditional program.

Grieving borrowers told to repay student loan

A parent or grandparent, who co-sign a note, are finding that they must immediately pay the student’s loan in full if the relative dies.

Revoking a liquor license a tall order in Maine

As the city of Portland pursues its efforts to shut down Sangillo’s, Westbrook’s experience with a bar may provide a cautionary tale.

Greener Apple? Company’s environmental efforts grow

An initiative to recycle used products and to use more renewable energy is timed to coincide with Earth Day.

Nation’s gas prices rise to 13-month high

‘Extremely robust’ demand plays a part in the 8.5-cent increase over the past two weeks.

Infrastructure constraints in New England keeps costs high

The U.S. secretary of energy says the region doesn’t share in today’s energy abundance.

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