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Maine nonprofits leader to retire

The Maine Association of Nonprofits announced Friday that Executive Director Scott Schnapp plans to retire within the next year after serving the group for 14 years.

CEI's Ron Phillips to step down in 2016

Ron Phillips, CEO and president of Coastal Enterprises Inc., is planning to retire next year, nearly 40 years after he founded the nonprofit.

Ex-Camden charity head pleads guilty in fraud case

Rockport businessman Russell "Rusty" Brace has pleaded guilty to three felony counts related to his $4.6 million embezzlement from the Midcoast charity he led for 17...

Good Shepherd breaks ground on $1M expansion

Peter Van Allen |

Good Shepherd Food Bank will break ground Wednesday on a $1 million warehouse and distribution center in Auburn.The Auburn...

Cribstone Capital Management partners with Dynasty

Lori Valigra |

Cribstone Capital Management, which on May 1 became independent and is no longer associated with Ameriprise Financial, later in the month partnered with Dynasty Financial Partners, a New...

Maine State Chamber backs tax reform plan

The Maine State Chamber of Commerce announced Tuesday that it supports some tax reform proposals being trumpeted by Gov. Paul LePage, calling them an “historic opportunity.”

Penobscot Bay chamber names new leader

The longtime executive director of Make-A-Wish’s Maine chapter has been named as the new leader of the Penobscot Bay Regional Chamber of Commerce.

Changing lives: Donna Dwyer rebuilds dilapidated teen center, teen lives

Lori Valigra |

When Donna Dwyer approached the at-risk teen center located in a former Westbrook church for a job interview, the building was so run down she says she almost turned around and never...

Maine housing projects get $1M in grants

Five affordable housing initiatives in Maine are receiving a total of more than $1 million in grants from a national nonprofit that was established by Congress.

SymQuest gives $30K to Lewiston nonprofits

SymQuest, a managed IT services company in Lewiston, has awarded a total of $30,000 in office technology to two Lewiston nonprofits as part of the company's...