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James McCarthy

Senior writer
207-761-8379 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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From napkin sketch to $20 million in sales: Owners of Sea Salt Lobster talk growth

In just six years, Shawn McEwen and Morey Highbarger have gone from a simple napkin sketch to being...

These UMaine students would make Deming proud

Two boats rest on the lawn outside the University of Maine's Advanced Manufacturing Center. It's a sunny May afternoon, a few days before...

Leveraging loans: SBA's 504 program helps small businesses grow, while preserving cash flow

Field Rider, president of Pine Tree State CDC, a Portland-based nonprofit certified by the U.S. Small Business Administration to provide...

Aroostook County initiative touts potential of a 'forest products cluster'

The Aroostook Partnership for Progress, a public-private organization created to spur economic development in Maine's northernmost...

FAME bills emphasize economic and workforce development

In his first legislative session as CEO of the Finance Authority of Maine, Bruce Wagner says his message to lawmakers emphasized the...

UMaine graduate 'finds his star' through the college's innovation engineering program

Matthew Hodgkin, an animal and veterinary sciences graduate, has a lot more than a new Bachelor of Science diploma to show for his four...

Transforming health care: Portland nonprofit trains doctors to be health care leaders

Jim Harnar, who's stepping down this month after serving 10 years as executive director of the Daniel Hanley Center for Health...

Collins, King split on 'fast track' vote that Obama lost in Senate

Maine’s U.S. Sens. Susan Collins and Angus King were split on a key procedural vote Tuesday on President Obama’s...

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