Browse by

Former newspaper publisher donates $500,000 to Ellsworth museum

Staff |

Former Ellsworth American owner and publisher Alan Baker has donated $500,000 to the Woodlawn Museum's $8.2 million capital campaign.

Maine Preservation celebrates 13 outstanding revitalization projects

Staff |

Maine Preservation celebrated 13 revitalization projects from Augusta to Standish, as well as the Sagadahock Real Estate Association in Bath, as examples of outstanding historic preservation.

Immigrant Welcome Center launches ‘Greenhouse Program’ for entrepreneurs

Staff |

The Greater Portland Immigrant Welcome Center is offering to help aspiring entrepreneurs — five to start with in the new year — get new businesses off the ground.

Wreaths Across America will bring Maine balsam to Normandy, France

Staff |

Continuing a Maine businessman's tradition that began 26 years ago, Columbia Falls-based nonprofit Wreaths Across America will soon place 9,400 locally made balsam wreaths at the graves of military...

Camden National Bank awards $22K in Leaders & Luminaries grants to nonprofits

Staff |

Camden National Bank on Thursday announced $22,000 in grants to its six outstanding nonprofit board leaders as winners of the 2018 Leaders & Luminaries Awards.

Hannaford contributes $50,000 to combat child hunger

Staff |

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

Staff |

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

Staff |

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

Staff |

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...