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MeHAF grants support innovations in rural health systems


The Maine Health Access Foundation awarded $240,000 to five organizations to develop collaborative approaches to improve health and health care access in Maine's rural communities.

Alfond grant will help fund program to train nurses


Saint Joseph’s College in Standish received a $1.5 million challenge grant to address critical shortages in Maine’s nursing workforce.

Farm Credit awards $44,250 to support farm and forest products programs


Farm Credit Northeast AgEnhancement Program recently awarded $44,250 to 20 organizations in the Northeast to promote agriculture, support young and beginning farmer initiatives and fund agricultural...

Conservation collaborative connects the dots between people and the environment

James McCarthy |

Jessica Burton has been the executive director of the Southern Maine Conservation Collaborative since its founding in 2012. From her office on Portland's Commercial...

Top Gun, African style: A chat with Don Gooding

Lori Valigra |

Don Gooding has been anything but idle since he left the helm of the Maine Center for Entrepreneurial Development last March. One of his latest ventures will use elements of MCED's Top Gun...

MEMIC issues advisory for injured workers affected by Maine's new opioid law

James McCarthy |

Workers' compensation specialist The MEMIC Group is notifying injured workers in Maine who have been taking certain medications that they should contact their prescribing physician since they might...

Executive director of Bigelow Lab dies at 58

Graham Shimmield, executive director of Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences, dies at 58 after a battle with cancer.

Portland Rotary names new president


Laura Young will take over as president of the Portland Rotary Club, replacing Bowen Depke.

Oldest Bath-built wooden vessel acquired by MMM


Maine Maritime Museum in Bath acquired what is believed to be oldest Bath-built wooden vessel still afloat.

More Mainers on insurance marketplace

Despite political controversy around the Affordable Care Act, increasing numbers of Mainers continue to enroll in the ACA’s marketplace insurance plans.