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How Maine could be affected if Trump cuts funds for climate research

President-elect Donald Trump's vow to scale back research funding for some NASA programs could adversely impact some key Maine institutions, including the University of Maine, the Gulf of Maine...

Report details Island Institute's 2016 impact on islands and coast

James McCarthy |

The Rockland-based nonprofit reported operating revenue of $5.47 million and almost $5.4 million in operating expenses, which included $883,179 being spent on community development and $1 million on...

Portland: New office seeks to connect immigrants with employers

The City of Portland is considering opening a new office aimed at helping immigrants, minorities and other economically hard-pressed residents connect with businesses and service providers.

Portland nonprofit Spurwink lands $20M education grant

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Spurwink, a Portland-based nonprofit that provides behavioral health and educational services for children, adults and families, has won a five-year, $20 million U.S. Department of Education grant...

Good Shepherd Food Bank gets $3M to buy food locally

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The Good Shepherd Food Bank was awarded $3 million by the Finance Authority of Maine to purchase locally sourced produce and seafood to be distributed to hunger relief programs across the state...

Haines named new president, CEO of Waterville Creates!

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Waterville Creates! — a collaborate nonprofit that works hand-in-hand with area artists, cultural institutions and supporters of the arts to make the Kennebec County city an arts and culture...

Greenlight Maine picks 26 semifinalists for Season 2

Lori Valigra |

Greenlight Maine, an entrepreneurial pitch contest with a $200,000 purse, wasted no time in whittling down its Season 2 entrants to 26 semifinalists this past Saturday at Husson University's...