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Maine Food Insider: USDA is showing the love by making nutrition info easier to digest

Maureen Milliken |

U.S. Department of Agriculture's food availability lists, which in the past were just that — lists — have been updated to add color, as well as providing programs with information about...

Portland Media Center: New brand broadens traditional community TV mission

Renee Cordes |

Portland’s Community Television Network has been rebranded as the Portland Media Center, to reflect a widening range of activities.

Augusta Downtown Alliance director boosts city in print

Maureen Milliken |

Michael Hall, executive director of the Augusta Downtown Alliance, wanted to do something a little different in the recently published Arcadia Publishing book touting Augusta. He made “the...

Lobster emoji gets the green light

Renee Cordes |

Move over, crab and shrimp, a lobster emoji is on the way. The official green light came Wednesday from the Unicode Consortium, the nonprofit group based in Mountain View, Calif., that's also home to...

Mark Murrell of ready to expand beyond crustaceans

Laurie Schreiber |

Mark Murrell founded in 2009, but plans to expand well beyond crustaceans to grass-fed beef and exotic game. Through a network of suppliers and...

Tselikis becomes full-time director of Maine Lobster Dealers' Assoc.


Annie Tselikis, who has served the past two years as marketing manager of York-based live lobster wholesaler Maine Coast, left that post on Tuesday to take on a full-time role as executive director...

Diversified Communications acquires U.K. company


Portland-based Diversified Communications has acquired Tent Exhibitions Limited, a London-based company that owns London Design Fair and two co-located events, Tent London and Super Brands London.

Rockland toy company No. 1 in Google search results

Rockland wooden toy company Bella Luna Toys is the No. 1 search result on Google for "Wooden Toys" — ranking above bigger companies like Toys 'R' Us.

Maine Food Insider: It's January in Maine, and everyone's talking pie

Maureen Milliken |

With Rockland's annual Pies on Parade Tour, National Pie Day and the Maine Grain Alliance sponsoring The Perfect Pie, a session with Tara Jensen, a North Carolina baker, Mainers are having lots of...

Maine Public Relations Council names 'best of 2017'


The Maine Public Relations Council announced its 2017 Professional Achievement Awards and Golden Arrow Awards during an event in Brunswick.