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James McCarthy

Senior Writer
761-8379 ext.323
James McCarthy, Mainebiz’s senior writer, has been a journalist for 30 years. Most of his career took place at The Times Record in Brunswick, where he worked for 26 and years, including 10 years as managing editor. As Mainebiz’s senior writer, he has reported on business topics ranging from the Affordable Care Act to workplace safety, in locales extending from Presque Isle to Biddeford. In his spare time, he enjoys hiking, photography, gardening and paddling the rivers that flow into Merrymeeting Bay. He and his wife live in Brunswick.

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UMaine consortium lands $3 million R&D grant to continue offshore wind project

CASTINE — With a brisk ocean breeze twirling the blades of the University of Maine’s 65-foot VolturnUS floating wind...

Forest products industry puts $8 billion into Maine's economy

At quick glance, the aerial view of Maine's forest products industry looks pretty much the same now as it did 20 years ago.

Groundfishing aground? The rise and fall of Maine's offshore fishing industry

Inside the Portland Fish Exchange's cavernous warehouse on a hot summer's morning it's unseasonably cold, 38 degrees Fahrenheit according...

Decades of tide changes: Investments help Bath Iron Works maintain its shipbuilding prowess

Shipbuilders at Bath Iron Works began the new year of 1994 with 12 reasons for optimism. That's the number of Arleigh Burke-class...

Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative marks 25th carbon auction

The Natural Resources Council of Maine took advantage of a carbon permits auction on Wednesday to highlight how Maine’s...

Pineland Farms Inc. tops $100 million with William Haggett at the helm

William E. Haggett could have rested on his laurels when he retired from shipbuilding in 1997, and no one would have thought the worse of...

Women to watch: Ellen Belknap, SMRT Architects and Engineers

Ellen Belknap didn't think of herself as a pioneer when she started working at SMRT Architects and Engineers in Portland after getting...

GWI's CEO releases plan to improve Maine's broadband standing

Fletcher Kittredge, founder and CEO of the Biddeford-based telecommunications company GWI, has released a 10-point plan to improve the...

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