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Carbonite creating more tech jobs in Lewiston.

LEWISTON, Maine — Data backup company Carbonite is expanding its workforce in Lewiston. The company, which has its technical support offices in Lewiston, is hiring for 58 jobs. Carbonite is seeking to fill 28 current openings while it also creates 30 ne ...

Gowell’s Supermarket opening in Litchfield.

LITCHFIELD, Maine — Convenience, meat and grocery store Gowell’s Store is opening Gowell’s Supermarket in Litchfield. The company is investing $3 million in the new store, which will create at least 15 jobs. Though Litchfield has only about ...

Cianbro opening training center in Pittsfield.

PITTSFIELD, Maine — Construction services company Cianbro is opening an employee training center in Pittsfield. The company cited additional work and the need to replace a number of retiring workers as the impetus for the new facility. Cianbro is reno ...

Dollar General bringing savings, jobs to Lisbon.

LISBON, Maine — Discount retailer Dollar General is opening its new store in Lisbon. The store, which is scheduled to open on Nov. 14, will create between six and 10 jobs The Lisbon location is part of Dollar General’s expansion into Maine, Rh ...

U-Haul hitches up a new location in Bangor.

BANGOR, Maine — U-Haul Moving and Storage of Outer Hammond has opened in Bangor. The store, which is located at 415 Odlin Road, just off Interstate 95, is creating four jobs initially with plans to add 7 more positions as well as additional storage spa ...

New investment on track for Maine Railways Project.

MAINE — Thanks to $20 million in funding from the Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) grant program, the Maine Railways Project is moving forward to rebuild and upgrade the state’s railroad infrastructure. The grant was ...

Morris Yachts is sailing and hiring in Trenton.

TRENTON, Maine — After enduring some rough seas during the recession, business at luxury sailboat maker Morris Yachts in Trenton is sailing again. The company has streamlined its operations and added several new models as it plans to hire up to eight p ...

Fall Career Fair set for Oct. 27 in Bangor.

BANGOR, Maine — The 18th annual Fall Career Fair will be held in Bangor on Oct. 27. The fair will be from 12:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Cross Insurance Center at 515 Main St. The first hour of the career fair, from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m., will be ded ...

More holiday hiring expected this season in Maine.

MAINE — According to the Maine Department of Labor, about 3,000 Mainers will be hired for seasonal jobs during the upcoming holiday season. That holiday hiring is expected to be a slight increase over 2014. The news comes on the heels of a National R ...

Casco Bay Arena skating into Falmouth.

FALMOUTH, Maine — Casco Bay Arena, a new outdoor ice rink, is opening in Falmouth. The rink is a project of the local youth hockey organization, the Casco Bay Hockey Association, which is investing $2 million in the facility. Located adjacent to the ...

Flowfold whipping out new jobs in Peaks Island.

PEAKS ISLAND, Maine — Thanks to $200,000 in new equity financing, Peaks Island-based wallet and tote maker Flowfold is expanding its operations.  The company will use the funds to further expand its product line and add up to 10 employees by 2018. Es ...

Woodland Pulp pumping up employment in Baileyville.

BAILEYVILLE, Maine — Woodland Pulp is expanding its operations in Baileyville. The paper mill company is investing $120 million in the expansion, which has created 71 jobs so far. An affiliate of St. Croix Tissue, Woodland Pulp is expanding its product ...