Real Estate & Construction

Weeks after closing, owner sells downtown Bangor restaurant

Brett Settle, who closed Giacomo’s in Bangor on Dec. 23, has sold the business.


State regulators issue advisory on drone insurance requirement


Maine regulators warned drone operators Wednesday that they are required to carry insurance.

Education & Training

UNE dental college's first graduating class takes its skills on the road


Students in the inaugural graduating class at the University of New England College of Dental Medicine have begun the final component of their program, which involves participating in the college's...

Government & Politics

Maine lawmakers back Auburn manufacturer in trade dispute with China


U.S. Sens. Susan Collins and Angus King and U.S. Rep. Bruce Poliquin, R-2nd District, testified in support of Auburn Manufacturing Inc. during a hearing Wednesday before the U.S. International Trade...

Government & Politics

Maine lobster on the menu for Trump inauguration

Donald Trump’s first meal as president will include Maine lobster.

Government & Politics

New time zone for Maine?

The Legislature’s Committee on State and Local Government is looking at a measure to shift Maine into a new time zone so that the winter sun sets an hour later.


First chapter in comeback story for rural Maine?


Maine's struggling forest products industry, which has been hit hard by the closure of six pulp and paper mills in the past three years, is getting a $1 million boost from the federal government to...

Real Estate & Construction

A small, but significant sale in Westbrook

Laurie Schreiber |

WESTBROOK—The purchase of a small building housing four apartments and a couple of commercial spaces at 212 Brown St. in Westbrook might seem a trivial event in the world of...

Government & Politics

Fisheries activist Alden retiring from PERC


Robin Alden, a long-time fisheries journalist and activist, is retiring from her position as executive director of Penobscot East Resource Center in late 2017.


Spud experts gather for northern Maine summit


Potato producers, crop specialists and farmers will meet in Caribou Jan. 18-19 for an annual spud summit on one of Maine's top crops.

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How To: Run a more effective meeting

Jim Stewart |

I read an article a while back regarding the topic of meetings. According to a study, the typical American professional attends over 60 meetings per month, approximately 50% of meeting...

Expanding a part-time business to full time

Answered by Jim Casey, Casey Communications |

Q: I have a promising part-time business, and I'd like to expand it to full time. I need to identify possible new customers and the competitors I might face in a...

How To: Create opportunities that keep employees engaged

Robert Carmichael |

Take advantage of new tax incentives for year-end equipment financing

Stephen Krolikowski |

Prepare a data center for disaster recovery

Mike Reed |
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Maine needs TIFs that would benefit communities, businesses and workers

Jennifer McKenna |

Many Maine communities use Tax Increment Financing to provide incentives to corporations and developers to attract new jobs and jumpstart major construction projects, from business parks to hotels to...


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