<b>Colby Horne</b>, owner of the <b>Colburn Shoe Store</b> at 79 Main St. The Belfast he grew up in was blue-collar, “a little tougher.” Today, he says, “Belfast has really put itself on the map.”

Belfast is now hip. That brings new challenges.

Laurie Schreiber |

Belfast's new desirability has resulted in new challenges, chief among them lack of affordable housing. That's resulted in ongoing conversation as city officials and the wider community grapple with...


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, director of Maine Career Connect, helps new hires and their families with their relocation needs.

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...

<b>MDOT</b> plans call for adding traffic signals, loading areas, landscaping and amenities, at the town's expense. Both views are from a vantage point just downhill of <b>Red's Eats.</b>

With MDOT's $5M proposal, Wiscasset's downtown is at a crossroads

Renee Cordes | 2

It's an impasse in all senses of the word: Wiscasset business owners worried about losing storefront downtown parking are growing more...

Divided over development: Damariscotta's move to find balance leaves developer in tough spot

Maureen Milliken |

On the far north end of Main Street in Damariscotta, the sound of construction fills the air as a Dollar General and Sherwin Williams...

<b>Jack Moore</b>

How to: Key tenets that will enable nonprofits to successfully manage an endowment

BY John P. (Jack) Moore

For some not-for-profit institutions, an endowment can serve as a rainy day fund. For others, it might be their life blood for survival.

Blue Heron likes what it sees in STARC Systems

BY mainebiz staff

STARC Systems, a Brunswick company that makes sound-deadening construction barriers for hospital work environments, secured $3.5 million...


Maine's largest colleges & universities

Ranked by full-time undergraduate enrollment, fall 2018

1University of Maine, Orono8,158
2Husson University, Bangor*2,408

Source: Each school via survey *University of Southern Maine did not provide fall 2018 figures

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