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Small Maine farms and niche food makers must be crafty to distribute to broader markets

Lori Valigra |

Sitting at the kitchen table in his Nobleboro farmhouse, Robert Spear, a third-generation farmer, juggles conversations between his guest and a series of phone calls to and from...

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Sunrise Coast so-long: A Downeast newspaper will cease publication in November

Laurie Schreiber |

One of the key things about the Downeast Coastal Press, a weekly newspaper founded in Cutler 26 years ago, is it always operated in the black.

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On Vinalhaven, an effort to market craftspeople

Courtney Naliboff |
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‘Sunglasses on steroids’ entrepreneur raises $350K on Kickstarter

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Portland gets federal funds to boost startups

Dylan Martin |

The greater Portland area has been selected as one of eight communities in the country to receive funds from a federal program that aims to help small businesses grow and create new...

Natural gas firms seek state funds for expansion

Houston-based Spectra Energy joined a competing, out-of-state company this week in asking state regulators to consider a new electricity fee for Maine consumers that would support...

MEMIC to send out record dividend checks

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