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Gaps in high-speed internet coverage is hurting rural Maine

Maureen Milliken |

Nearly 100 Franklin County residents gathered in Farmington on a recent cold night, some from more than 50 miles away, to hear the results of a study about how the county can increase...

Maine Public CEO Mark Vogelzang charts a new course for the public broadcaster

Renee Cordes |

On a Saturday morning in January, it's Falmouth High School in blue versus St. Dominic in black, in a high-stakes brain-power competition. They're duking it out on "High School Quiz...

Commercial drone use is taking off, as more Maine companies use them on the job

Laurie Schreiber |

The "bomb cyclone" that hit the Northeast last October resulted in tens of thousands of power outages.

CEO outlines Kennebec Valley Chamber of Commerce's 2018 goals

Maureen Milliken |

Katie Doherty, 29, a Waterville native, became program director for the Kennebec Valley Chamber of Commerce in 2015 and was named president and CEO in February 2017,...

Make IT investments that improve your business

John Sterling |

IT strategy is becoming increasingly important, and the new year is a good time to revisit the key components of your strategy. Your technology should make your business better, whether...

Tips to keep employees from missing their deadlines

Jim Milliken of Jim Milliken Consulting |

Q: Two of the people on my staff routinely miss their deliverable dates, unless I remind them repeatedly. This is a waste of my time, and it's damaging to the...

With strong 2017 behind it, IDEXX raises guidance for this year

Renee Cordes |

IDEXX Laboratories Inc. (NASDAQ: IDXX), Maine's largest publicly traded company, raised revenue and earnings projections for 2018 after reporting fourth-quarter results that beat market...

Building Business: A statewide roundup of construction-related news

Mainebiz Staff |

Warren Construction, Freeport, is building the Roux Center for the Environment at Bowdoin College, a 29,000-square-foot building at the corner of Harpswell Road and...

Second BBQ joint leverages neighborhood vibe in Portland's Deering Center

Laurie Schreiber |

The purchase of a long-time family-owned pizzeria at 476 Stevens Ave. in Portland is expected to leverage the community’s neighborly feel when the new owners open a barbecue restaurant there...

Monhegan Island home and studio built by Rockwell Kent joins historic network


The Monhegan Island home and studio built by painter Rockwell Kent is among four sites that have been admitted into the National Trust for Historic Preservation’s Historic Artists’ Homes...