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New spud that's no dud to be featured during high school hoops week

James McCarthy |

The Maine Potato Board is partnering with two Bangor restaurants during the high school basketball tournament week to market the Caribou Russet, a new potato variety developed at the University of...

Maine Lobster Marketing Collaborative executive director to step down

Staff |

Matt Jacobson, who has led the Maine Lobster Marketing Collaborative since its inception in 2013, is stepping down as executive director on Feb. 25.

Diversified Communications promotes Larkin to lead its U.S. division

Staff |

Mary Larkin, who has been part of the three-person leadership team for Diversified Communications' U.S. operations, has been promoted to president.

Cold weather doesn't keep Portland from making 'Top 10 of best places to retire' list

Staff |

Portland is among the 10 "best of the best" places for retiring baby boomers, according to the just-released Topretirements' 2019 list.

Dream Local Digital raises $725K of early stage venture capital

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Dream Local Digital, a fast-growing digital marketing company based in Rockland, completed a $725,000 Series A round of financing in an oversubscribed round co-led by CEI Ventures with Maine Venture...

Inspired by mom's tea room, entrepreneur brews up 'tea-commerce' startup

Renee Cordes |

When Jacqueline Soley closed Jacqueline's Tea Room in downtown Freeport last July to retire, she symbolically passed the baton to her daughter, Barbara Soley.

Live + Work in Maine steps up effort to promote state’s employment brand

Staff |

Live + Work in Maine, a private-sector initiative, is poised to accelerate its efforts to promote the Maine employment brand to the national talent market.

Brower launches Masthead Maine network linking his media companies

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Media companies owned by Reade Brower announced today the launch of Masthead Maine, a network that enables media buying across its news and lifestyle products.

Maine music therapists launch website to promote the niche profession

Renee Cordes |

Music therapists in Maine have launched a website to promote the profession and act as a one-stop-shop resource and information hub for the public.

A Look Back: 25 years of Mainebiz

Mainebiz Staff |

The very first issue of Mainebiz, in December 1994, featured a story about another company that launched in 1994, Shipyard Brewing Co. in Portland.