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Tech program links students to business

A new education trend based on combining classroom instruction in science, technology, engineering and math benefits with hands-on challenges requiring real-world solutions is paying off for a...

Five on the Future

Peter Van Allen |

Every year Mainebiz surveys five experts on what's ahead for the coming year. We've seen major changes in Washington, with President-elect Donald Trump taking office later this month. But...

L/A growth council names Holden’s interim successor


Nearly two months after the resignation of John Holden, the Lewiston Auburn Economic Growth Council has named an interim leader.

Casco Bay Vending buys two rival companies


Lewiston-based Casco Bay Vending has acquired two of its competitors: Pine State Vending, a division of Pine State Trading Co., and Canteen of Maine.

Augusta has two new businesses

A yoga studio and a tax-services office have opened in Augusta, the Kennebec Valley Chamber of Commerce said Wednesday.

Records Management Center buys Waterville shredding company


Records Management Center, a Bangor-based provider of data storage, document scanning and confidential shredding throughout Maine and New Hampshire, along with ShredSafe LLC, have acquired Shredding...

Mainely Tubs joins the growing roster of Maine ESOPs

Peter Van Allen |

Mainely Tubs in Scarborough became the latest Maine company to convert ownership to an Employee Stock Ownership Plan and is now 100% owned by its 39 employees.

Antique shop opens in downtown Gardiner

A business selling antiques, vintage items and an exclusive line of Tatuaje cigars is a new addition to the mercantile community of Gardiner's historic downtown.

VIP buys Auburn office building

Laurie Schreiber |

VIP Inc. has purchased a 15,351-square-foot office building at 24 Harriman Drive in Auburn for $1.375 million to accommodate the company's need for a larger headquarters and support center.

Ramblers Way set to open two N.H. stores

Ramblers Way, an upscale natural clothing maker based in Kennebunk and founded by Tom's of Maine founder Tom Chappell, will open two stores in New Hampshire this month.