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Taking vitamin B3 in water may slow or prevent the slow vision loss from glaucoma, an eye disease that eventually leads to blindness and has no cure currently, researchers at Jackson Laboratory found.
Diversified Communications in Portland announced Thursday the planned divestiture of its television stations WABI in Bangor and WCJB in Gainesville, Fla., to Gray Television Inc. pending FCC approval.
Government & Politics
Four Wiscasset Village businesses have filed a complaint and a motion for preliminary injunction in the Lincoln County Superior Court, seeking to stop a Maine Department of Transportation project on...
MEGA Industries, a Gorham manufacturer of high-power microwave components, reported record revenues of $12 million, a 32% gain from a year earlier. The workforce increased by 20% last year, to 60...
A leak of toxic chlorine dioxide at the Woodland Pulp mill in Baileyville affected 16 contractors and two employees, sending several to the hospital.
Nestle-owned Poland Spring is seeking a new site in western Maine, close to sources of spring water, in order to build a $50 million water bottling plant.
Real Estate & Construction
The RAM Cos., a Scarborough-based acquisition, development and management firm, closed this week on a $10.1 million purchase of two properties in the Boston suburbs.
Banking & Finance
Renee Cordes |
Norway Savings Bank has switched to a new domain name designed to boost online security and guard against cybercrime.
Tourism & Recreation
L.L.Bean has signed as the title sponsor for a Professional Bowlers Association tournament that will be hosted at Bayside Bowl in Portland this spring.
Jim Bouchard |
There's a lot of talk about courage and compassion in leadership today. That's terrific, these are two essential qualities for effective leaders. I'd add wisdom, too.
Jordan Payne Hay |
Many business and service providers operate for years without considering whether they should trademark elements of their business. The most common way people think of (and see)...
Answered by Jim Casey, Casey Communications |
The January 9th issue was exciting, as it presented many of the commercial projects happening here in Maine. Very exciting! I'm very surprised, however, and disappointed at how none of...
We continue to hear about lengths companies go to find qualified employees.
Maine's largest private employers
Ranked by average monthly employment range, 2016
|Rank||Company||Employment range in Maine|
|1||Maine Medical Center, Portland||8,001 to 8,500|
|2||Hannaford Bros. Co., Scarborough||7,501 to 8,000|
Source: Maine Department of Labor, Center for Workforce Research and Information