Creative economy

The business of being Bob Dylan

Kevin Steeves |

There's a sense of giddiness in Dennis Bailey's voice when he recalls the first time that the music of Bob Dylan resonated with him: “'Nashville Skyline:' And only because Johnny Cash was on...

Real Estate & Construction

Ranger Solar advances its 50MW solar project at Sanford airport

James McCarthy |

Sanford City Council on Tuesday approved an updated lease agreement for 390 acres of city-owned property at Sanford-Seacoast Regional Airport on which Ranger Solar of Yarmouth plans to develop a...

Real Estate & Construction

$13M Brunswick Downeaster facility expands Boston service

The Northern New England Passenger Rail Authority is set to unveil its $13 million train facility in Brunswick this weekend, which, when fully operational, will allow the Amtrak Downeaster to run a...

Real Estate & Construction

72-unit Scarborough apartment complex clears first reading

A six-building, 72-unit apartment complex that would sit at the end of Honan Road in Scarborough received unanimous approval by the Town Council during a first reading on Wednesday.


Possible layoffs delayed at Maine Military Authority

Employees at the Maine Military Authority in Limestone breathed a collective sigh of relief on Thursday when they received word from company officials that the planned layoff of two-thirds of the...

Real Estate & Construction

Maine home sales continue upward surge

Staff |

The market for existing single-family homes in the state continues to be strong, as 1,732 homes were sold in Maine during September for a 6.13% increase from the prior year, according to data...


Drought spurs USDA aid to Maine's farmers

Staff |

With the U.S. Drought Monitor reporting that nearly 70% of Maine is experiencing moderate drought conditions, the U.S. Department of Agriculture is putting the word out about federal programs to...


CourseStorm raises $760K, sees fast growth in education software

Lori Valigra |

CourseStorm Inc., an Orono-based company that provides cloud-based software to help informal educational programs like after-school learning, adult education and workforce development, has raised a...


Health Access Network employee fired over data breach

An employee has been fired from Health Access Network after she improperly accessed clinical data for less than 500 of the federally funded community health center's 17,000 patients.


Cumberland County Glass acquired by Texas firm

Staff |

Bowdoinham-based commercial glass installer Cumberland County Glass has been acquired by a Texas company that wants to expand its presence in New England.

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How To

Jim Stewart |

The Project Management Institute defines a Project Management Office as a “management structure that standardizes the project-related governance processes and facilitates the sharing of...

How To

Rob LeVine |

A while back, I caught up with a former employee. During our conversation he said, “I'm not even sure why you took so much time with me.” Caught off guard, I replied, “Because it's...

Stand out in a sea of sameness

Nancy Marshall |

Keep an aging workforce on the job

Kate Foley |

How To: Finance the physical growth of your business

Will Hatt |
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To the Editor

Thank you for your comments in the September 5 Editor's Viewpoint in Mainebiz. You very politely tiptoed around some issues that many people in Maine need to better understand and appreciate. Maine...

Businesses wrestle with higher health care costs

This issue's focus on health care and wellness touches on an issue that's at the heart of every business's expenses. What seems like a soft cost for preventative care can take an unexpected turn,...

Without mentors we’d have no leaders


Notable Maine-based construction projects

Ranked by valuation 2015

1PC Construction, PortlandBath Iron Works, facilities upgrade, $61.3 mil
2Consigli Construction Co. Inc., PortlandAugusta court facility, $45.7 mil

Source: Each firm via survey

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