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Fourth Millinocket Marathon this weekend features lots of local events

Maureen Milliken |

Some 2,600 runners have signed up for the fourth Millinocket Marathon and Half Marathon on Saturday — more than twice the number who ran last year and considerably more than 52 runners in 2015...

Report highlights Maine's 'hidden talent pool'

Staff |

The hidden talents and skills of Maine's foreign trained professionals are highlighted in a new report by the New Mainers Resource Center that includes recommendations for tweaking licensing...

Brunswick lawyer disbarred over misuse of funds totaling $287K

Staff |

Maine Board of Overseers of the Bar announced Wednesday that Brunswick lawyer James Whittemore will not be allowed to practice law for 10 years, citing serious professional and ethical violations...

Maine Arts Commission announces 2019 fellowship awards, apprenticeships

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The Maine Arts Commission on Monday named seven artists as recipients of its $5,000 Maine Artist Fellowship Awards in 2019. The annual awards are designed to recognize artistic excellence and to...

Hannaford gives $50K to Bangor Area Homeless Shelter

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It's the second year in a row Hannaford has donated $50,000 to the shelter and the cumulative $100,000 gift makes Hannaford the largest corporate donor in the history of the Bangor Area Homeless...

Aroostook County sets workforce development as key goal

New Aroostook Partnership President and CEO Paul Towle has identified workforce development as a major goal in 2019.

It's Giving Tuesday ... Mainers rank among the most generous in the U.S.

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Today is Giving Tuesday and dozens of Maine nonprofits are making their appeal for donations. With one-third of all annual giving taking place in December, those appeals represent a make-or-break...

Children's Museum & Theatre of Maine receives Bank of America's 'largest ever' Maine grant

Laurie Schreiber |

The Children's Museum & Theatre of Maine in Portland received a $250,000 grant from Bank of America Foundation for the planned construction of a new 30,000-square-foot facility on Thompson's Point.

Fork Food Lab gears up for Small Business Saturday, '12 Days of Christmas' events

Renee Cordes |

Portland's Fork Food Lab is planning several holiday-themed events to get the word out about the shared commercial kitchen and food startup business incubator while helping in the effort to end child...

Land acquisitions set stage for expansion of disabilities services nonprofit

Laurie Schreiber |

Demand continues to grow for the services of the Morrison Center, a nonprofit whose mission is to help people of all ages with disabilities. That need prompted the purchase of 151 acres in New...