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  • Published
    November 20, 2011

    Trying times

    Experts say the poor economy could nudge new entrepreneurs to start their own businesses.

  • Published
    November 9, 2011

    Parker and Larkins win Freeport school board seats

    That’s the unofficial result according to a candidate.

  • Published
    November 8, 2011

    Two council challengers declare victory in Freeport

    Katherine Arno and Kristina Jane Egan beat incumbents, while Richard DeGrandpre keeps his seat.

  • Published
    November 7, 2011

    Feature obituary: Nathan Spring, 22, car lover, gifted musician, giving friend

    PORTLAND – Nathan M. Spring left his girlfriend, Michaela Wood, feeling she had lived a “fairy tale.” “He made me breakfast and dinner. He’d fill up my gas tank, stand out in the cold. He wrote me love letters every time he left,” Wood said. “He did everything for me.” Spring, of Wells, died Saturday […]

  • Published
    November 6, 2011

    Mayoral candidate Mavodones hosts “telephone town hall”

    Mayoral candidate Nicholas Mavodones answered questions from a group of Portland voters during what the campaign called a “telephone town hall” conference call Sunday night. Mavodones, a city counselor who is among 15 candidates running for mayor, kicked off the call with an overview of his experience and accomplishments. He said he has helped the […]

  • Published
    November 5, 2011

    Feds: Fiscal rules to reflect interests of small firms

    An official with the Small Business Administration meets with a group of Maine mortgage brokers.

  • Published
    November 4, 2011

    Body scanners coming to jetport

    The latest version of the technology does a better job of protecting passengers’ privacy, officials say.

  • Published
    November 3, 2011

    Jetport to install cutting-edge security scanners

    The machines bounce electromagnetic waves off passengers and create images that can show potentially threatening objects.

  • Published
    November 2, 2011

    Wright Express 3Q incomejumps to $48.1M

    CEO Michael Dubyak says the results show that the company continues to grow its core fuel-purchase business despite a sluggish economy.

  • Published
    November 1, 2011

    Unum’s 3Q net income slightly below forecast

      PORTLAND — Unum Group, which employs some 3,100 people in Maine, reported net income of $205.6 million or 69 cents per diluted share during the third quarter of 2011, compared to $220.8 million or 68 cents per share in the same period last year. “While our performance was slighlty below expectations, I am generally […]