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  • Cops & Courts

    Owner of J’s Oyster in Portland gets 4 months in jail for failing to pay Maine taxes

    Cynthia Brown also must pay $1.3 million in restitution for failing to turn over most of her sales taxes to the state and for not paying her personal and corporate income tax over seven years.

  • Food

    Marginal profits mean restaurant and bar at Danforth Inn will close

    The demise of Tempo Dulu and the controversial Opium bar is unrelated to a foreclosure matter involving the inn and a sister property in Camden, the owners say.

  • Business

    Maine regulators vote to open full investigation of high CMP bills

    The Public Utilities Commission wants to take a deeper look at factors that could reveal why more than 1,000 customers of Central Maine Power received inexplicably high bills this winter.

  • Politics

    Bill to allow guns in cars on school grounds is unanimously rejected by Maine House

    The legislation, which was introduced prior to the most recent mass shooting at a school in Florida, will now move to the state Senate.

  • Business

    Maine among hardest-hit states if EU retaliates against tariffs

    That's the conclusion of a Brookings Institution report, but it isn't clear which Maine sectors would be harmed the most.

  • Business

    State reaches deal with York County oil supplier who left paying customers in the cold

    More than 300 people lost money on Nicholas Curro's prepaid plans in 2007, and likely will get back only 60 cents on the dollar.

  • Schools and Education

    Record $10 million gift will fund new UMaine engineering building

    The donation from the family of a UMaine engineering graduate who wishes to remain anonymous is the largest gift ever to the Orono campus from a living donor.

  • Business

    Maine candle company sees bright future across the Atlantic

    Village Candle is making a big push to sell its scented products overseas, becoming a brand instead of a supplier and bringing in Eimskip as its shipper through the Port of Portland.

  • Maine Voices

    Maine Voices: As middle ground on immigration, beef up border security while protecting ‘dreamers’

    It's a trade-off that would keep the country safe and improve the lives of millions of human beings.


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