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Hannaford contributes $50,000 to combat child hunger

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Hannaford Supermarkets announced on Wednesday its $50,000 contribution to Full Plates Full Potential to support the nonprofit's work in addressing child hunger.

Two central Maine nonprofits merge, creating one of region's largest employers

Laurie Schreiber |

The Charlotte White Center, headquartered in Dover-Foxcroft, will be merged with Penquis, Maine's largest community action agency, under the Penquis name. The merger will be finalized Jan. 1, 2019,...

Maine Cancer Foundation awards nearly $500K to three organizations

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Maine Cancer Foundation on Monday announced grants totalling $489,557 to three organizations that will create “patient navigator positions” to identify and eliminate barriers preventing...

Boots2Roots will hold benefit auction

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Boots2Roots, a Maine nonprofit that helps veterans make the transition to the civilian workforce, will hold a benefit auction and reception on Thursday.

Opponents and advocates make their final arguments on CMP's New England Clean Energy Connect

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Maine Public Utilities Commission held its final public witness hearing Wednesday on Central Maine Power Co.'s $950 million New England Clean Energy Connect project, at which opponents outnumbered...

Snow Pond Learning & Innovation Center finishes with a flourish

Maureen Milliken |

A clock tower tops the original design for the Snow Pond Center for the Arts Learning & Innovation Center in Sidney, thanks to a $1.8 million USDA Community Facilities Loan the center received in May.

Alfond Foundation, FAME award debt relief to 23 STEM professionals

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The Harold Alfond Foundation and the Finance Authority of Maine announced 23 newest Alfond Leader award recipients, who've collectively qualified to receive about $670,000 in student loan debt relief.

L.L.Bean pledges $1M to The Trust for Public Land to create more parks

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L.L.Bean is putting some serious philanthropic cash in support of its “Be An Outsider” branding initiative by pledging to give $1 million to The Trust for Public Land to create more...

Bar Harbor Historical Society faces tight deadline to buy Seacoast Mission building

The Bar Harbor Historical Society announced it has signed a purchase-and-sale agreement with the Maine Seacoast Mission to buy its headquarters.

Sanford-based Patco helps out with playground

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Waban, a Sanford community organization that supports adults and children with special needs, got a hand from Patco Construction with design and installation of a new playground at its Fraser-Ford...