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Vitamin helps prevent certain vision loss, JAX researchers find


Taking vitamin B3 in water may slow or prevent the slow vision loss from glaucoma, an eye disease that eventually leads to blindness and has no cure currently, researchers at Jackson Laboratory found.

Gorham manufacturer adding jobs to keep pace with record sales


MEGA Industries, a Gorham manufacturer of high-power microwave components, reported record revenues of $12 million, a 32% gain from a year earlier. The workforce increased by 20% last year, to 60...

Norway Savings beefs up cybersecurity

Renee Cordes |

Norway Savings Bank has switched to a new domain name designed to boost online security and guard against cybercrime.

Bill would address dwindling broadband subsidy for schools, libraries

With revenues dwindling that support more than 900 schools and libraries across the state to pay for high-speed broadband connections, state Rep. Marty Grohman, D-Biddeford, has proposed legislation...

WEX tops $1B in revenue for 2016

James McCarthy |

WEX Inc. (NYSE:WEX) is now a $1 billion company, joining an elite group of Maine companies that that have reached that milestone, including L.L.Bean, IDEXX and Hannaford.

Engineering News-Record names Dagher a 'Top 25 Newsmaker'


Habib Dagher, executive director of the University of Maine’s Advanced Structures and Composites Center, has been named one of 2016’s Top 25 Newsmakers by Engineering News-Record.

Grant provides support for Mainers seeking digital careers


The University of New England Academy of Digital Sciences has been chosen as a learning provider by Coastal Counties Workforce Inc., which together with Educate Maine, received a $4 million U.S.

Federal GSA awards five-year IT contract to WEX

WEX Inc. (NYSE: WEX), a South Portland provider of corporate payment solutions, has been awarded a five-year IT Schedule 70 contract with the U.S. General Services Administration, the procurement arm...

HistoryIT hires Emily Cain as chief strategy officer


HistoryIT, a digital history pioneer based in Portland, announced today it has hired Emily Cain as its first chief strategy officer.

South Portland software firm acquired by ARCOM

James McCarthy |

InterSpec, a South Portland-based company that creates software solutions for the building industry, announced Monday it has been acquired by ARCOM, headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah. The...