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CashStar co-founder starts digital platform for local foods

Lori Valigra |

David Stone's sixth startup, Forager, aims to bring farmers and local grocers into the digital age by tracking everything from procurement to payment online, adding efficiency to a person-to-person...

Wicked success: Bob and Carmen Garver build their organic coffee business into a commercial hit

Renee Cordes |

Bob and Carmen Garver, the husband-and-wife team behind Wicked Joe Coffee and Bard Coffee in Portland, are the 2017 Mainebiz Business Leaders of the Year in the small-business category.

Bayside Bowl completes multimillion-dollar expansion

Bayside Bowl has completed its 10-month, multimillion-dollar expansion in Portland that includes new amenities and a rooftop solar system.

Portland restaurant chefs, brewer named James Beard finalists


Two Portland chefs who also are co-owners of the Eventide Oyster Co. restaurant in Portland are finalists in the James Beard Foundation's 2017 “best chef in the Northeast” award. The...

Oakhurst drivers to proceed with class-action overtime suit

Renee Cordes |

A federal appeals court has ruled in favor of five Maine truck drivers seeking to bring a class-action suit against Oakhurst Dairy over alleged unpaid overtime.

Winter's not done yet: Nor'easter causes delays, headaches


Winter Storm Stella roared into Maine Tuesday morning, causing flight delays, business cancellations and warnings from the power companies.

Mainebiz publisher takes on expanded role with parent company

Laurie Schreiber |

Mainebiz Publisher Donna Brassard is taking on an expanded role in Mainebiz's parent company, New England Business Media, which also owns the Hartford Business Journal and the Worcester Business...

PMA attendance up as 'reimagining' bears fruit

Renee Cordes |

The Portland Museum of Art's recent $2.7 million revamp and rebranding is already paying off as reflected in February attendance figures.

METRO Breez commuter bus expands to Brunswick

Brunswick's town council approved a two-year pilot project extending the Greater Portland Transit District's METRO Breez commuter service from Portland to Brunswick.

D.L. Geary Brewing being sold to Freeport businessman

D.L. Geary Brewing Co., a pioneer in the microbrewery industry when it was incorporated in 1983 by David and Karen Geary, is being sold to a Freeport businessman.