Marketing & Media

Mainebiz wins three awards in national business publication competition


Mainebiz won three industry awards, including silver in the “Best Newspaper: Small Publication” category, in the annual Alliance of Area Business Publishers' annual competition for...

Tourism & Recreation

New tour boat association helps promote Camden waterfront

Owners of seven Penobscot Bay tour boat operations formed the new Camden Day Sailers Association to share knowledge and collectively promote their businesses.

Energy & Utilities

Bingham Wind owner names $1M conservation grant recipients

Renee Cordes |

Maine's largest wind-farm owner will give a combined $1 million to 13 beneficiaries for land and resource conservation projects.

Government & Politics

Gov. LePage signs tip credit restoration bill into law

Gov. Paul LePage signed into law a bill allowing employers to pay tipped employees half the state’s minimum wage.

Government & Politics

Collins tweets: 'I will vote no' on GOP's ACA replacement bill


With three tweets on Twitter Monday night, U.S. Sen. Susan Collins said that she would not support the current effort in the U.S. Senate to repeal the Affordable Care Act.

Energy & Utilities

Good news for July 4 travelers: Gas prices are lowest since '05

Maine motorists taking to the road for the July 4 holiday weekend will be benefitting from the lowest Independence Day gas prices since 2005.

Real Estate & Construction

MMC's $10.75M purchase in Westbrook puts eight offices under one roof

Laurie Schreiber |

Maine Medical Center's purchase of Westbrook's largest office building — six stories and 130,726 square feet — allows the health care provider to consolidate information services and...

Real Estate & Construction

Charges of arson in Sanford mill fire

Arson is suspected in Friday's fire at the former Goodall textile mill in Sanford, with the Portland Press Herald reporting today that three boys have been charged with arson.


Three airports land $2.3 million in grants for safety projects

The Federal Aviation Administration awarded $2.3 million in federal grants for safety improvement projects at three Maine airports.


FairPoint reaches settlement over performance shortfalls

The Maine Public Utilities Commission and FairPoint Communications reached a $175,000 settlement over the company’s failure to meet performance benchmarks from 2014 to 2016

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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 |

How do I write a proposal?


How do you stop workers from bickering?

Answered by Susan deGrandpre, Collaboration Consulting |
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Retraining your way into a new line of work

In the business world, life often imitates art. "Life" is a story in the Washington Post that says that interns at Facebook make $8,000 a month. How many of you had unpaid...

New challenges for HR professional

As if Maine businesses didn't already have their hands full trying to find employees, along come some new challenges.


Largest Finance Authority of Maine loans

Ranked by FAME loan amount, 2016

RankRecipientLoan amount
1Electronic Services Corp., Winthrop$2,800,000
2Toddle Inn Day Care Inc., Scarborough$2,638,661*

Source: Finance Authority of Maine; * Multiple loans in total to borrower

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