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Mount Desert Island identifies affordable housing as top priority

Elected officials around Mount Desert Island have identified the need for more affordable, year-round housing as a top issue.The

Aging advocate from North Yarmouth gains international attention

Elizabeth Isele of North Yarmouth was named one of the country's “50 Top Influencers in Aging” by Next Avenue, a Public Broadcasting Service website geared toward America's older...

How to get more of what you need from others you work with

John Shorb, The Delphi Group Inc. |

Q: How can I get more of what I need from others I work with?

Carin Sychterz helps new hires and their families with their relocation needs

Laurie Schreiber |

The Bangor-based organization Maine Career Connect started in 2013 after, through surveys, the University of Maine found that 40% of faculty was considering departing due to lack of...

Top employers named as 'Best Places to Work in Maine'


For the fourth year in a row, Belfast-based Edward Jones took top honors among large companies (250 or more employees) and Patriot Subaru of Saco was the No. 1 medium employer (50 to 249 employees)...

VA awards nearly $2.1M for Preble Street in Portland


The Department of Veterans Affairs has awarded nearly $2.1 million to Preble Street, a Portland organization that serves individuals, including veterans, who face homelessness, housing issues, hunger...

Next 2017: Boots2Roots' executive director Jen Fullmer is on a mission to 'see people succeed'

Renee Cordes |

About 10 months before retiring from the U.S. Air Force, stationed in Florida, Jon Beauchamp got in touch with Boots2Roots, a Portland nonprofit that helps people separating or retiring...

Grant to support women seeking non-traditional jobs in The County


The U.S. Department of Labor awarded a $304,291 grant to the Aroostook County Action Program to support women seeking training in non-traditional jobs in northern Maine.

Coalition unveils four strategies to tackle Maine's workforce challenges

Renee Cordes |

The newly formed Maine Workforce & Education Coalition is on a mission to ensure that 60% of the state's workforce achieves a post-secondary degree or professional credential by 2025, compared to 42%...

Challenged by regulatory ‘minefield’? New Maine Law certificate program might help


A new certificate program in regulatory compliance launched by the University of Maine School of Law this fall will help non-lawyer professionals at businesses, nonprofits and government agencies...