February 17, 2016 RSS feed / Business

New hotel in Bath

The Residence Inn by Marriott in Bath opened in early December at 139 Richardson St. The 86-suite Residence Inn Bath Brunswick will operate as a Marriott franchise, which is owned by Bathres LLC and managed by Ocean Properties, Ltd. More...

Maine Prep eight-session class begins March 9

BRUNSWICK — Maine Prep’s eight-session SAT prep class for Brunswick area high school students will meet from 6:30-8:30 p.m. More...

Keiski joins medical staff at Bath Family Medicine

BATH — Lisa Keiski, D.O., recently joined the staff at Bath Family Medicine, a Central Maine Medical Group practice located in downtown Bath.  More...

MCED, Brunswick-based CEI receive federal grants

PORTLAND — Jay Williams, U.S. Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Economic Development, recently joined Maine’s Sen. Angus King and Rep. More...

MTI issues $71,164 in awards in January

Topsham, Wiscasset companies involved

BRUNSWICK   The Maine Technology Institute approved four new grant applications in January, totaling $71,164 in awards to entrepreneurs from across Maine to advance new product and process development in biotechnology, composite materials and en More...

Danger signs flashing for global economy

WASHINGTON   Eight years after the financial crisis, the world is coming to grips with an unpleasant realization: serious weaknesses still plague the global economy, and emergency help may not be on the way.  More...

Southern Midcoast Maine Chamber

MESSAGE FROM THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS: Last week, the Topsham Public Library held a business roundtable featuring information about Solarize Midcoast Maine which promotes the Installation of solar power for both homes and businesses. More...

Kings & Queens

Brunswick barbershop, salon provides welcoming service to all

BRUNSWICK Inside Kings and Queens Barbershop and Salon on Maine Street, Adrian Reyes carefully sculpts a customer’s beard with a straight razor. More...

Rossignol’s Hair Shoppe opens

BRUNSWICK   Shelby Rossignol has opened Rossignol’s Hair Shoppe in the former location of Pete’s Hair Shoppe at 57 Maine St. in Brunswick. Open from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. More...

Southern Midcoast MAINE CHAMBER

MESSAGE FROM THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS: The Southern Midcoast Maine Chamber and Greater Freeport Chamber of Commerce are partnering to create a unique opportunity for all of their members and other business people to participate in a B2B(BusinesstoBusin More...

Mustard Seed plans celebration

BATH The Mustard Seed Bookstore, at 74 Front St., will celebrate its first anniversary the week of Feb. 15-20, offering giveaways, discounts and free cake on Saturday. More...

Sears to speed up store closings

HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill. Sears keeps pruning its business in a years-long makeover, a bid to transform itself from a 123-year-old retail store into a nimble, 21st century operator. More...

U.S. Cellular schedules free device workshop

TOPSHAM — U.S. Cellular is hosting a free device workshop on Tuesday, Feb. 23 from 9-10 a.m. at 11 Winners Circle in Topsham.  More...

Brunswick Hotel and Tavern to host tasting

BRUNSWICK — The Brunswick Hotel and Tavern will offer a selection of scotches to patrons during a scotch tasting in the tavern on Sunday, Feb. 21 from 2-4 p.m. More...

InspireME’s Williams achieves certification

BATH — InspireME in Bath recently announced that Laura Tuttle Williams, a licensed medical aesthetician, has achieved her certification in ultrasound-cavitation body shaping and radiofrequency. More...

SERVPRO on magazine’s Top 10 list once again

TOPSHAM — SERVPRO, a cleanup and restoration franchise company, has maintained its hold on the top ranking in the restoration services industry for the 13th consecutive year and has moved up to the number four spot overall in the 2016 Franchise More...

Bar Harbor Bank holds successful food drive

BAR HARBOR Bar Harbor Bank & Trust, which has a branch location in Topsham, concluded its 27th annual Community Food Drive. More than 2,525 food items and more than $1,240 were collected for and delivered to local food pantries. More...

Fish fertilizing young Lisbon farmer’s dream

LISBON New aquaponics farmer Trevor Kenkel’s first sale this last summer: a delivery of basil to Gelato Fiasco in Brunswick. “They made a basil sorbet out of it,” said Kenkel, 20. More...

Bar Harbor Bank & Trust gives $10,334

Bar Harbor Bank & Trust in partnership with its employees and directors recently donated $10,334 through the bank’s Community Commitment program.  More...

Law firm employees ratify labor agreement

Legal professionals at McTeague-Higbee, a local law firm that has represented organized labor in Maine for decades, and the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAMAW) have completed negotiation of their second three-year co More...