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The longtime leader of the Center of Grieving Children, Anne Lynch Heros, will be handing the reigns to Gretchen Johnson to lead the nonprofit starting on March 4.
Goodwill Northern New England has promoted Trendy Stanchfield to serve as senior vice president of mission services.
The facility, at 863 Main St., will provide services including 24/7 crisis response for up to 750 children and families.
At full capacity, it’s estimate the food incubator could generate an annual economic impact of 166 jobs, $6.3 million in wages and $14.8 million in sales
Food grown on the site will be used at the Washington County jail and donated to local food pantries, while inmates will help out as volunteer gardeners.
Federal money will go to 15 organizations and state agencies to support housing assistance for vulnerable populations.
The hospital, part of the Northern Light Health system, is launching a psychiatric residency which will be only the second such program in Maine.
Leaders should create a positive, open and respectful environment, writes guest columnist Jayne Van Bramer, president and CEO of Sweetser. That means offering public praise but private criticism, unplugging on your vacation, not sending emails on
During the pandemic, it became apparent there weren’t enough rentals for asylum seekers who rely on general assistance funds until they can legally work in the U.S.
Carbon storage, long-term forest health, wildlife habitat, and sustainable timber production are part of the mission for a new “climate-smart” timber investment fund.
Some older Mainers are choosing to return to the workforce after retirement, aiming to stay active, earn an income and stay socially engaged.
House in the Woods offers therapeutic, recreational and educational retreats to U.S. armed forces members and their families.
Plans include creating well-equipped instructional areas for construction and culinary programs, for hands-on learning to boost student capacity for future employment.
The nonprofit developer of affordable housing will use the funds to expand staffing and ensure residents have access to health care, meals, and educational and employment opportunities.
The three-year challenge grant "marks a pivotal moment for FocusMaine," the organization said in Thursday's announcement.
Grant recipients include Amran Osman, the founder and executive director of Generational Noor, a Lewiston-based organization that works to educate the immigrant community on substance use disorder and mental health.
As Mainebiz reported first, 74,000 of the state's residents may have had personal data stolen in a cyberattack against mortgage lender LoanDepot. Nationwide, the attack has threatened nearly 17 million people.
The FBI has warned that the ransomware gang allegedly behind the attack already compromised data of over 1,000 businesses and government entities and received nearly $300 million in extorted payments.
Last April, an unrelated ransomware attack against Harvard Pilgrim Health Care jeopardized the personal information of its 1.1 million insurance plan members, including roughly 75,000 Mainers.
For consumers who have been affected by the data breaches, LoanDepot, Harvard Pilgrim and other businesses have offered free credit monitoring and identity protection services.