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Startup & Create Week hitting the road with national event series

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Maine Startup & Create Week, the annual celebration of all things entrepreneurial, will be taking its show on the road with a series of events across the country.

Duo including MaineToday owner purchasing Vermont newspapers

Reade Brower, the principal owner of MaineToday Media, and Chip Harris, co-founder of the North Haverhill, N.H.-based Upper Valley Press Inc., have entered into an agreement to purchase a pair of...

Historic theater in Ogunquit has new development director

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Dan Breen, a key fundraiser at the Boston Symphony Orchestra and Middlebury College, is the new director of development for The Ogunquit Playhouse.

IDEXX founder's donation will let Portland Museum of Art realize sculpture park

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A year-round, free outdoor sculpture garden is coming to the Portland Museum of Art in 2017.

Mainebiz Women to Watch alumni: Checking in on past winners

Lori Valigra |

Mainebiz's annual Women to Watch has become a who's who of female business leaders across the state. We've decided to take a look back at some of our previous honorees to see where they are today.

Maine tourism office awards $57K in grants

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The Maine Office of Tourism awarded grants totaling $57,675 to seven groups in the most recent round of the Tourism Enterprise Marketing Grant program.

Changes afoot in Portland's art scene

Art lovers will notice big changes in Portland's art galleries as one is sold, another is closed and a third will close next month.

Moosehead Marine Museum reaps $10,000 grant

The Moosehead Marine Museum, which draws 7,500 visitors to the region annually, has nabbed a $10,000 grant for database upgrades.

Pop-Up art gallery highlights downtown Augusta

Peter Precourt, a professor of art at the University of Maine at Augusta, is using a vacant storefront at 265 Water St. in the state's capital as a pop-up art gallery.

Mainebiz picks up silver award in business publication contest

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Mainebiz picked up a silver award for its 2015 “Fact Book: Doing Business in Maine” in The Alliance of Area Business Publishers annual competition for newspaper and magazine business...