With the Mother's Day weekend on the way, the latest record is likely to be surpassed quickly.
Administration officials say the emergency support was urgently needed because nearly 7 million Americans reported being behind in their rent payments in late April.
Proponents said the ban would save lives and protect children from tobacco manufacturers' marketing efforts, but others said a ban would simply drive consumers into New Hampshire to buy products.
What started as an amicable exchange of messages between State Farm insurance agent Michael Lee and Wendy's has spread mirth throughout the region.
The fair is scheduled for Sept. 24-26 at the Common Ground Country Fairgrounds in Unity.
Employers added just 266,000 jobs in April, sharply lower than in March and far fewer than economists had expected.
The industry sued to stop the rules during the Obama administration but lost.
The Dow hits another all-time high.
Sales of upscale properties, once slow, soared 230 percent in the first quarter of 2021.
With the help of an anonymous gift and federal stimulus money, the community-owned cooperative seeks to rebuild toward long-term sustainability.
With more workers receiving COVID-19 vaccinations, the shipyard is reversing a policy that previously required employees to quarantine at home until they tested negative for the disease.
Businesses are reopening and need help, especially with the summer tourism season approaching, the state's labor commissioner says.
He’s proposing to pay for it by undoing the 2017 Trump tax cuts and raising the corporate tax rate from 21 percent to 28 percent.
Bangor Savings Bank ranked No. 2 and Camden National Bank ranked No. 7 on the list.
A federal judge has temporarily stayed an order that found the CDC exceeded its authority when it imposed a federal eviction moratorium to help stop the spread of the coronavirus.
New post-Brexit rules require them to submit their past fishing activities in order to receive a license to continue operating in the island of Jersey's waters.
Restrictions on businesses have been lifted as vaccinations have been more widely administered, boosting hiring.
He embezzled the money from a nearly 140-year-old company by writing checks to himself from company bank accounts and transferring funds from company accounts to his personal accounts and to anot...
The president visits a restaurant in Washington to highlight his administration’s $28.6 billion program to help eateries that lost business because of the pandemic.
But opponents – especially from industry – say a waiver would be no panacea and insist that production of coronavirus vaccines is complex.
The Trump-era rule would have made it easier to classify workers as independent contractors.
The 70 drivers and mechanics represented by the Teamsters went on strike on Monday; negotiations are set to resume Thursday.
The company says it will offer full refunds for the Peloton Tread+ treadmills, which cost more than $4,200.
The oversight panel gives the company six months to specify how long the suspension of the former president's accounts will last.
Camden pop-up serves smoked eel dirty rice, Portland restaurants reopen, and a second helping of Maine recipes.
There are differences over how to relate to countries such as China and Russia that will have to be smoothed out.
The company, along with its German partner BioNTech, anticipates strong revenue from the vaccine and booster shots for the next three years.
Though visits and spending plunged, the decline wasn't as bad as many feared, and relaxed travel and business rules bode well for the industry this summer.
A key concern has been the recovery in the employment market.
The sites now opposed by commercial fishing interests were selected following a lengthy public input process.
A Republican-backed bill to prohibit all future offshore wind development in the state faces an uphill battle, with Democrats in control.
In February, a federal appeals court sided with the cable companies, which had argued that Maine's law was unconstitutional.
Justices appear to agree that city voters have the authority to set a higher wage, but say ordinance language on the effective date for a hazard pay provision is confusing.
Engine failure and fire problems at Hyundai and affiliated Korean automaker Kia have plagued the companies for more than five years, affecting the owners of more than 8 million vehicles.
Pixelle Specialty Solutions and related companies claim that on April 15, 2020 a digester ruptured at the Androscoggin Mill as a result of failed welds, holding Trico Mechanical Contractors, Inc....
Co-owner Wyatt Shorey said the Augusta Road restaurant, which opened in 2015, is closed for now — but maybe for good — after a fire early Saturday damaged the bar and dining areas.
The store generated almost $17 million in the first three months of this year alone.
Starting Monday, food and beverage businesses that have suffered losses could apply for grants from a $28.6 billion fund included in the American Rescue Plan.
The Microsoft co-founder and his wife said they would continue to work together at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
The Federal Reserve chairman says the disparities weigh on the country's productive capacity.
A workforce shortage and low wages have created a crisis for those who need help from direct care workers. On Monday, some workers made their case for a pay hike to the Legislature's Health and H...
America’s patchwork of environmental and conservation groups have disparate opinions about large-scale renewable energy projects that could rise during President Biden's tenure.
Restaurants, museums, theaters, retail stores and other businesses will be allowed to reopen at full capacity, as long as 6 feet of social distancing space is maintained.
A grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture will help restore some of Maine’s highest-value aquatic networks from fragmentation and degradation.
A new U.S. Mint program will honor innovation and innovators by issuing $1 coins for each of the 50 states.
Thousands of restaurants and bars decimated by COVID-19 have a better chance at survival as the government begins handing out $28.6 billion in grants.
The number was still 35% below the number of airport travelers reported on the comparable Sunday in 2019.
The union representing truck drivers and mechanics at Shaw's supermarkets in Maine says the company has ceased negotiations. The company says it will return to the bargaining table this week.
Meanwhile, the Legislature weighs competing bills on the practice, including one that would levy fees on such rentals and another that would would bar cities and towns from passing rules prohibit...
Owner Jon Bard says he cannot operate the business for physical reasons or sell it because it does not meet the state's revised licensing standards.