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Maine large-scale manufacturers eligible for energy rebates

Energy-intensive manufacturers in Maine, as defined by the U.S. Energy Information Administration, will receive a total of $2.5 million in rebates this year through the Regional Greenhouse Gas...

Maine Food Insider: New England's lone liquor barrel maker adds flavor to whiskey and beer

Lori Valigra |

The unique taste in bourbon, Scotch, rum and other hard liquors is in the barrel, the tannins and sugars that caramelize as the white oak staves are aged, heated and charred and then formed into the...

Brooklin Boat Yard launches high-tech sloop for international sailing

Brooklin Boat Yard recently launched a high-tech, 74-foot lifting keel sloop for Spanish naval architecture firm Botin Partners, who founding partner, Marcelino Botin, has been a designer for two...

Portsmouth Naval Shipyard's enviable challenge: It's flooded with applications

Renee Cordes |

Like the nuclear-powered submarines it services for Uncle Sam, Maine's Portsmouth Naval Shipyard is a force to be reckoned with.

On the record: Mousam Valley Millwork trims too-fast growth

Lori Valigra |

Lisa Girard, owner of architectural woodworking company Mousam Valley Millwork of Springvale, found herself in a jam most companies would envy: too many orders, which had her staff working overtime...

Maine Food Insider: B&M beanery celebrates 150th anniversary

Lori Valigra |

The Burnham & Morrill Co., which is celebrating its 150th anniversary, produces 15.5 million cans of baked beans annually in a 225,000-square-foot, five-floor factory it's been in since 1913, just...

Yachting Solutions and Yarmouth Boat Yard join forces

A new partnership between Yachting Solutions, a yacht services provider in Rockport, and Yarmouth Boat Yard/Moose Landing Marina is expected to expand exposure and leverage products and services for...

Yale Cordage stretches rope to the limit

Lori Valigra |

Bill Putnam, president of Saco-based rope maker Yale Cordage, points to a large reel spinning what looks like dental floss. All rope, no matter how thick it ends up,...

Brooklin Boat Yard's former finance manager pleads guilty to embezzlement

Former Brooklin Boat Yard CFO Steven Nygren pleaded guilty on Tuesday in U.S. District Court in Bangor to charges of bank fraud, credit card fraud and tax evasion.

Flowfold teams with nonprofit to support training of immigrant women


Flowfold, an expanding outdoor brand focused on minimalist gear for everyday adventures, partnered with Women United Around The World to sell one-of-a-kind handbags to raise awareness and money for...