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MaineCanDo conducts statewide survey of sexual harassment and workplace cultures

Renee Cordes |

MaineCanDo, a professional network formed to prevent future #MeToo incidents in Maine workplaces, is extending its mission with a survey of sexual harassment and workplace culture.

Maine Maritime Museum launches $3.3M ‘first impressions’ upgrade

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Maine Maritime Museum broke ground this week on what it says will be a “transformative” $3.3 million renovation of its Bath grounds.

Gulf of Maine Research Institute receives $790K grant to study impact of warming ocean on key species

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The National Science Foundation awarded the Gulf of Maine Research Institute a $789,659 grant to examine the impact of a warming climate on growth and population patterns in cod and lobster in the...

Rockland-based domestic violence agency hires new executive director

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New Hope for Women, a Rockland-based nonprofit organization that provides services to victims of domestic violence, has appointed a new executive director.

Kennebec Land Trust cabins featured on TV are now available to rent

Maureen Milliken |

The renovation project was featured on "Maine Cabin Masters," and the trust hopes rent money from the eco-cabins will help maintain and improve the Wakefield Wildlife Santuary in West Gardiner.

Creative Portland's 'Hear Here' concert showcases Maine artists

Renee Cordes |

Creative Portland produced its first-ever concert on Sunday, the show “Hear Here,” to reinforce the city’s status as an arts hub and raise money to plan an arts and culture summit...

Maine credit unions raise over $792K to end hunger

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Credit unions from across Maine gathered in Freeport on Tuesday to celebrate the conclusion of the Maine Credit Union League’s 2018 Campaign for Ending Hunger. The initiative, backed by all of...

Five Maine ‘healthy food’ nonprofits receive $125K from Harvard Pilgrim

Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Foundation has awarded $125,000 to five Maine community food programs, part of the nearly $625,000 in new Healthy Food Fund grants awarded to 25 nonprofits in Connecticut,...

Tenants of future Waterville arts center building find new homes

Maureen Milliken |

Businesses, organizations and even the City Council Chamber have found new space in the region as plans by Waterville Creates! and Colby College for an arts center at 93 Main St. move forward.

Thanks to 'Gardens Aglow,' Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens' numbers continue to grow

Laurie Schreiber |

Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens in Boothbay continues to break visitation records, which results in economic impact to the region, but has also prompted management reviews.