Retail & Food service

Allagash Brewing: Sixteen Counties pays tribute to Maine suppliers


Sixteen Counties, Allagash Brewing Co.'s pale ale made with 100% Maine-grown and processed grains, will soon be available in 12-ounce bottles, the company announced Friday.

Government & Politics

MEMA assessing storm damage to see if Maine qualifies for federal relief


Maine Emergency Management Agency deployed seven teams to 14 Maine counties Thursday to begin assessing damages from the Oct. 29-30 windstorm that caused nearly 500,000 power outages throughout the...

Tourism & Recreation

Sugarloaf, Sunday River ranked among top ski resorts in U.S.


Two Maine ski resorts made it into the top 30 destinations in TurnKey Vacation Rentals’ ranking of more than 260 ski resorts in the United States.

Banking & Finance

Androscoggin Bank awards $25K to Lewiston nutrition program


St. Mary’s Nutrition Center in Lewiston was awarded the Androscoggin Bank Main Street Foundation’s $25K for Kids grant. It’s the fifth year the bank has awarded the grant, which is...

Forest products

Arrest made in arson fire at former Lincoln mill, DEP worried about contaminants

Environmental investigators plan to tour the former Lincoln Paper and Tissue Mill today in preparation for testing on Saturday to determine possible health threats from smoldering rubble around two...


BIW: Renewal of tax credit program essential to 'our future'

Bath Iron Works is asking Maine lawmakers to renew a tax break due to expire at the end of 2018, stating that the yearly tax credit of up to $3.5 million it's been receiving since the late 1990s is...

Energy & Utilities

CMP President and CEO Sara Burns to retire by year's end


Central Maine Power Co., an indirect subsidiary of AVANGRID Inc. (NYSE: AGR), announced today that President and CEO Sara J. Burns will retire at the end of 2017.

Creative economy

Children's Museum's move to Thompson's Point gets city's OK

The Children's Museum and Theatre of Maine has set its sights on moving into a yet-to-be-built three-story building at Portland's Thompson's Point by the spring of 2019.


Committee recommends that Bar Harbor buy ferry terminal

Bar Harbor’s Ferry Terminal Property Advisory Committee recommended that the town buy the former ferry terminal for $3.5 million in order to split cruise ship traffic between the downtown wharf...


BIW bidding on $19B Navy contract involving new class of frigates

Bath Iron Works is one of six companies to bid on a multi-billion-dollar contract to build Navy frigates.

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How to: Attract great candidates and commit to 'customer-like' communication

Leslie Rothman |

Drawing on data gathered from greater Portland job seekers and clients of Career & Workplace Directions, we've concluded that there is plenty of room for improvement when it comes to...

How to: Boost and manage your career

Barbara Babkirk |

Do you cringe at the thought of changing jobs or transitioning to a different career? If so, then you're probably not managing your career or recognizing your professional value.

How to: Get prepared for an I-9 compliance audit

Russell Ford |
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Worker shortage and lack of affordable housing go hand in hand

Peter Van Allen |

Mainebiz's "On the Road" events are a great way for the staff here to get a feel for what's going on around the state.

Maine health care's daunting challenge

Peter Van Allen |

Maine's rural areas face a number of challenges, ranging from a shrinking (and aging) workforce to a lack of reliable internet.


Maine's largest law firms

Ranked by total Maine attorneys as of September 2017

RankFirmNo. of Maine attorneys
1Bernstein Shur, Portland93
2Verrill Dana LLP, Portland86

Source: Each firm via survey

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