March 6, 2013 RSS feed / Business

Women’s Network gathers March 13 at Auburn Hilton

AUBURN — On Wednesday, March 13, at the Hilton Garden Inn in Auburn, the Androscoggin Chapter of the Maine Women’s Network (MWN) invites members, guests and the general public to its next meeting. More...

Bowdoin College’s Kinstler earns Google Fellowship

BRUNSWICK — Linda Kinstler, a Bowdoin College senior and editor of The Bowdoin Orient, is one of eight students from around the world selected for a Google Journalism Fellowship. More...

Maine Institute to host Liswood talk

FREEPORT — Laura Liswood, a global leader of women’s initiatives, will speak about “Embracing Diversity in Business Today” on March 15 in Freeport. More...

Rockland attracts sweet business

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A 25-year-old entrepreneur from New York recently selected Rockland as a location in which to expand her chocolate business. Kate McAleer hopes to have Bixby & Co. open in downtown Rockland by spring. More...

E2Tech conducting forum at USM Portland campus

PORTLAND — The Environmental and Energy Technology Council of Maine (E2Tech), on Thursday, Feb. More...

Maine sustainability group hosting annual conference

PORTLAND — Maine Businesses for Sustainability (MBS) will be hosting its annual conference and workshop on Wednesday, April 3, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the University of Southern Maine’s Abromson Center in Portland. More...

MEREDA hosting Portland breakfast

PORTLAND — Join the Maine Real Estate & Development Association (MEREDA) for breakfast on March 12, from 7:30 to 9 a.m., at the Clarion Hotel in Portland to learn how the Amtrak Downeaster has flourished and how it has impacted local econom More...

MEREDA schedules its spring social

PORTLAND — The Maine Real Estate & Development Association (MEREDA) will host its 2013 Spring Networking Social on Thursday, March 21, from 5 to 7 p.m., at Ri Ra Irish Pub & Restaurant, 72 Commercial St., Portland. More...

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Freeport Sewer District earns award

FREEPORT — The Freeport Sewer District (FSD) recently earned the Energy Management Achievement Award from the New England Water Environment Association (NEWEA). More...

Forum launches day one of Maine Jewish Film Festival

PORTLAND — The Maine Jewish Film Festival (MJFF) starts its first full day of programming on Sunday, March 10, with the Women Filmmakers Forum, sponsored by the Davis Family Foundation, at Portland’s Nickelodeon Theater. More...

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Attorney Haskins joins Preti Flaherty as associate

PORTLAND — Preti Flaherty recently announced that Kevin Haskins has joined the firm as an associate. Haskins will practice Labor & Employment Law from the firm’s Portland office. More...

Mechanics donates to Bath Y program

Money for Freedom Tour event

BATH — Mechanics Savings Bank recently donated $500 to the Bath Area Family YMCA Freedom Tour Program. More...

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PRESIDENT’S MESSAGE: An unknown person once said, “There is nothing so useless as doing efficiently that which should not be done at all.” More...

Belfast eatery offers fine dining meals to go

Crab cakes with roasted red pepper mayonnaise, burgers with caramelized onion ketchup and Cajun pork chops with mashed potatoes. More...

Region Ten Technical High School receives grant

BRUNSWICK — Lowe’s Charitable and Educational Foundation recently awarded a $4,939 Lowe’s Toolbox for Education grant to Region Ten Technical High School to purchase a waterbased paint system for the auto collision program. More...

Dead River names Hahn new VP, CFO

SOUTH PORTLAND — Dead River Company has a new vice president and chief financial officer. Charlie Hahn, former managing principal at Baker Newman Noyes, takes over from Brad Hunter, who retired after five years with Dead River Company. More...

Redding named news director at 2 stations

PORTLAND — Mike Redding has joined the WCSH 6 (Portland) and WLBZ 2 (Bangor) team as news director. Redding comes to Maine from Gannett Broadcasting’s WFMY-TV (Greensboro, N.C.), where he served as executive producer. More...