Nonprofit lists its Bar Harbor headquarters for $6.3 million

Laurie Schreiber |

The historic La Rochelle mansion in Bar Harbor is on the market. A month after the Maine Seacoast Mission said would move out of its longtime, now-pricey headquarters, the 16-bedroom estate is listed...


Lewiston expansion boosts L.L.Bean's hiring plans

Renee Cordes |

L.L.Bean is kicking its Bean boot production into a higher gear after opening a second plant in Lewiston.

Marketing & Media

Five names make shortlist for future Portland hockey team


The Portland Puffins, Lumberjacks, Wild Blueberries, Watchmen or Mariners? Out of more than 3,800 entries submitted, those are the five finalists for the name of the future Portland hockey team,...

Health care

MMC closes on acquisition of Saint Joseph's rehab facility


Maine Medical Center completed its acquisition of Saint Joseph's Rehabilitation and Residence in Portland, a transaction with the Roman Catholic Diocese of Portland that the hospital says should...

Health care

S&P reaffirms EMHS' bond rating, but downgrades outlook


Standard & Poor Global Ratings this week reaffirmed its BBB long-term rating for Eastern Maine Healthcare Systems, but also adjusted its outlook for the system from “stable” to...


Proposed hike in cruise ship fees sparks debate in Rockland

The City of Rockland is doing some research to decide whether to raise dock fees for cruise ships.

Real Estate & Construction

Refinery module job a factor in Cianbro’s hiring plans

Pittsfield-based Cianbro Corp., the state’s largest construction company, plans to add 250 employees, largely in Maine and New England, by the end of the year.

Architecture & Design

Innovative roof — Maine's first — installed at Portland's Canal Plaza

Laurie Schreiber |

Construction of a freestanding concrete building at the Canal Plaza Complex in downtown Portland will incorporate an innovative roof system that's new to Maine.

Tourism & Recreation

Casino question lands top spot on Nov. 7 referendum ballot


The citizens’ initiative to allow slot machines or a casino in York County will appear as Question 1 on the Nov. 7 ballot.

Government & Politics

Southwest Harbor temporarily bans passenger cruises

Southwest Harbor residents have voted overwhelmingly to ban passenger cruise ships until the Mount Desert Island town figures out a traffic management strategy.

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Leverage your options

Justin Lamontagne |

Good or bad, there is no denying that in today's fast-paced, short attention span society, we have a lot of options. Options for television shows. Options for news sources. Options for...

Do a 7-step cyber health checkup

Daniel Mitchell and Michael Bosse |

Cyber security is top of mind in businesses of all sizes. As lawyers practicing in the data privacy and cyber security areas throughout Maine and New England, we thought it would be...

Develop a workforce from an early age

Katy Nicketakis |

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Maine's largest nonprofit organizations

Ranked by assets

1Bowdoin College, Brunswick$1,897,816,000
2Maine Medical Center, Portland$1,387,896,557

Source: Foundation Center and Guidestar, 501(c)(3) organizations that collect and present 990 forms for IRS-registered nonprofits

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