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Rockland home to new HVAC wholesale company

A building in the Rockland industrial park that most recently had been used for boat storage will be the newest home of Winsupply, a wholesale HVAC and plumbing supply company.

From coffee roasters to biomed labs — businesses save big with energy efficiencies

Laurie Schreiber |

At Caravan Beads, owner Barry Kahn hired ReVision Energy last year to install 264 photovoltaic panels, each 260 watts, on the roof of his 22,000-square-foot retail store and warehouse. “That...

Elimination of on-street parking stirs dissent among Wiscasset businesses

Several business owners in Wiscasset are voicing their opposition to a vote by the town's board of selectmen to move ahead with a proposal from the Maine Department of Transportation that eliminates...

Maine’s first lady picks up summer waitressing job

Summer jobs, we’ve all had them. From mowing lawns to working as a sternman aboard a lobster boat, it can be an opportunity to not only make a few extra bucks, but to learn a little bit about...

Islesboro builds ‘digital bridge to the mainland’

Staff |

At their annual town meeting on Saturday, residents of Islesboro voted decisively, 145-23, to become Maine’s first gigabit island.

Despite initial setback, Dollar General eyes Thomaston

Franklin Land Associates LLC of Brentwood, Tenn., is giving it a second go and has submitted another application to town officials in Thomaston for the construction of a Dollar General store.

Mobile shower company, gluten-free pie maker among SCORE awardees

Lori Valigra |

Entrepreneur mentoring group SCORE honored 10 local companies with a Success Award in Portland Thursday at its annual luncheon.

Rockport residents pass on broadband engineering study

Residents of Rockport rejected spending $300,000 for an engineering study looking at high-speed internet expansion, despite the proposal having support from both the selectboard and town budget...

Webber steps down as CEO of Maine Health Management Coalition

James McCarthy |

Michael DeLorenzo assumed the post of interim CEO at Maine Health Management Coalition today, replacing Andrew Webber, who had resigned as the organization's president and CEO on June 8.

Bixby founder wins Tory Burch Fellowship pitch competition, $100K grant

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Kate McAleer, the owner of the Rockland-based craft candy bar company Bixby & Co., has been named the winner of the inaugural Tory Burch Fellowship Program's pitch competition, and was awarded a...