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Husson raising funds for business school building, financial aid

Husson University in Bangor announced Saturday the launch of the public portion of a capital campaign to raise $30 million to increase scholarships, grow the university's endowment and construct a...

Thomas College President Laurie Lachance tackles student debt

Douglas Rooks |

When Laurie Lachance, who grew up in a working class family in Dover-Foxcroft, arrived at Bowdoin College, she realized she'd enrolled "for all the wrong reasons. I didn't know...

PenBay Media to double employees under FAA training contract

Lori Valigra |

Penobscot Bay Media LLC of Rockland said it will double its number of employees to 46 as the result of a new Federal Aviation Administration contract for training air traffic controllers.

Startups announced for AOL's Steve Case pitch competition in Portland

AOL founder Steve Case's investment company, Revolution, announced on Tuesday the eight Maine startups that will compete for a $100,000 investment during the company's upcoming pitch competition tour.

Orono issues warning to apartment complex developer

The town of Orono told the developer of Orono's largest student housing complex Monday that it must fix construction problems before getting an occupancy permit, the Bangor Daily News reported...

New circus school to replace Circus Conservatory at Thompson's Point

Another circus school will replace the Circus Conservatory of America at Thompson's Point in Portland after the conservatory announced Sept. 16 it would be leaving its leased space at the waterfront...

Organic farming, up 36%, to benefit from $1M USDA grant to UMaine

The number of organic farms in Maine has increased by 36% over the last seven years, the USDA said, while also awarding a $999K research grant to UMaine.

USM helps working adults advance their learning

Tina Howe, an enrollment counselor in the office of admissions at the University of Southern Maine, has been working with area businesses to help their employees explore opportunities in higher...

Investigation finds Gov. LePage threatened Good Will-Hinckley funding

The Legislature's Government Oversight Committee released a 27-page report Tuesday detailing its investigation into whether Gov. Paul LePage and the Maine Department of Education interfered in an...

Maine's largest colleges and universities

RankCollege, locationUndergraduate enrollment: Full-time/Total...