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.


MOO Milk farmers disband, will seek individual contracts

Maine's Own Organic Milk, the company better known as MOO Milk that was founded in 2009 after 12 organic dairy farms lost their...

Stonyfield awards $1.69M grant to Wolfe's Neck Farm

Stonyfield, an organic yogurt maker located in Londonderry, N.H., is partnering with Wolfe’s Neck Farm in Freeport to launch...

Maine No. 3 in maple syrup production

Maine fell 1,000 gallons short of nudging New York state out of the No. 2 spot among the nation’s largest producers of maple...

Front Street Shipyard creates a buzz about Belfast

Sailing vessels and yachts cruising from Camden to Castine now have good reason to take a left turn at Belfast.

Worker co-op buys three Stonington businesses, saves 62 jobs

Three stores in Stonington will be taken over by a cooperative started by employees.

WEX to buy health care payment company for $532.5M

WEX Inc., an international fleet card and corporate payment services company based in South Portland, has entered into an agreement...

Three industries take ownership of their worker training needs

Bath Iron Works is looking to hire up to 500 pipefitters, electricians, outside machinists, welders and tinsmiths to keep pace with five...

Ruling puts BIW back on track in $12B Coast Guard competition

Bath Iron Works’ bid to land a contract to build up to 25 ships in the U.S. Coast Guard’s Offshore Patrol Cutter...