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Woodard & Curran launches new 'design-build' division

Staff |

Woodard & Curran, a Portland-based engineering firm specializing in water and environmental projects, has launched a new business unit focused on delivering successful projects through design-build...

Camden Snow Bowl to contract with ski-bike retail business

The Camden Select Board last week decided to pursue negotiations with Sidecountry Sports LLC to set up shop at the municipally owned Camden Snow Bowl.

Stephen and Tabitha King Foundation donates $50K to Maine AllCare

Staff |

The Stephen and Tabitha King Foundation has awarded a $50,000 grant to Maine AllCare, a nonprofit advocating for universal health care in Maine, to hire an operations manager and to fund financial...

Greenlight Maine taking applications for Season 4 and its $100K prize

Staff |

Greenlight Maine, an entrepreneurial pitch contest offering a $100,000 prize, has announced a casting call for its fourth season, which will be videotaped July 16-24 at the Gracie Theater at Husson...

Residential construction is up, but will rising prices put a damper on demand?

Laurie Schreiber |

Dino Spugnardi, owner of Cottage Home Construction, can be found lately at a Yarmouth single-family subdivision called Village Run, building his fourth house there.

Surge in Passive House construction driven by real savings in energy costs

Maureen Milliken |

Cornerspring Montessori School in Belfast could pass for any modern school; so could the Friends School of Portland in Cumberland.

Reinventing workspaces: Employers finding new ways to engage staff and attract new hires

Renee Cordes |

If the organization you work for was an animal, what would it be and why? That's one question Lisa Whited puts to employees as she helps businesses clarify their strategic vision and design an office...

One entrepreneur's solution to womankind's 'three-bag-schlep' frustration

Renee Cordes |

Dianna Pozdniakov is a Lewiston-based entrepreneur on a mission to end womankind's "three-bag-schlep" with one functional yet stylish accessory.

Hardypond Construction rebuilding former Foundation for Blood Research site

Peter Van Allen |

The former site of the Foundation for Blood Research in Scarborough is undergoing a major overhaul, adding office space and labs.

Five essential steps that result in effective meetings

John Shorb, The Delphi Group Inc. |

Q: Why are meetings not resulting in decisions and follow-through actions despite having clear agendas?