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University of Southern Maine ponders changing its name

In a letter sent to alumni on Wednesday, University of Southern Maine President Glenn Cummings floated the idea of changing the university's name.

Maine's 10 Inc. 5000's companies rise to top of 'job creators' list

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Ten Maine companies put the state at top of the 2018 Inc. 5000's 'job creators' list, based on the largest percentage increase in employees over the past three years.

Farewell to a journalist with integrity and heart: Chris Cousins

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Maine lost an incredibly talented and dedicated journalist when Christopher Cousins died Wednesday morning of a heart attack. He was just 42 and leaves behind his beloved wife, Jen, and their two...

Drifters Wife: From small wine shop to Bon Appetit's 2018 'Hot 10' List

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Orenda and Peter Hale have made it to Bon Appétit's “Hot 10” list as one of the best new restaurants in the United States. Their Drifters Wife restaurant, located at 59 Washington Ave. in...

Beacon the Puffin unveiled as Maine Mariners' official mascot

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Beacon the Puffin, a herring-loving avian whose favorite song is “Free as a Bird” by the Beatles and hails from Machias Seal Island in the Gulf of Maine, has been named the official...

Thos. Moser hires former L.L. Bean executive to increase sales

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Thos. Moser, which makes handmade American furniture in Auburn, has hired a former senior vice president at L.L.Bean as its chief revenue officer.

What’s in a name? Ad Club advertises its new brand

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The Ad Club of Maine, a networking and professional development group, unveiled its new logotype and name, Maine Ad + Design, at Space Gallery in Portland Monday night.

Midcoast AM radio station now airs on FM, too

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WCME, an AM radio station in Brunswick that first aired in 1955 and relaunched six years ago, is now also broadcasting an FM signal.

Portland-based WPXT-TV to be acquired by Hearst

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Media conglomerate Hearst is acquiring WPXT-TV, a Portland-licensed television station affiliated with the CW Television Network and potentially the second Hearst-owned station in Maine.

Reade Brower to buy The Ellsworth American, Mount Desert Islander

Reade Brower of Rockland plans to add two highly respected Maine weekly newspapers to his growing chain of Maine newspapers, with the purchase announced today of The Ellsworth American and its sister...