January 11, 2017 RSS feed / Business

Thos. Moser recognized with Good Design awards

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News from Southern Midcoast Maine Chamber

Awards to honor a pair of leading ladies

Most people see the chamber of commerce as advocates for business. That is what we are known for. It’s a common misconception, though, as we are not champions of nameless, faceless businesses — we are champions of people. More...

Study eyes impact of college debt

MINNEAPOLIS In sheer numbers, millennials may soon rule the workplace. More...

U.S. Cellular hosting device workshop

TOPSHAM   From health and fitness to adjusting budgets and expenditures, January is the season for smart changes.  U.S. Cellular associates will help smartphone users get set up for success during a free device workshop in Topsham. More...

Ouellette takes helm of Maine Huts

Worked previously as director with Maine Office of Tourism

KINGFIELD Maine Huts & Trails, a nonprofit that operates a system of backcountry trails and eco-lodges in Maine’s western mountains, recently announced that Carolann Ouellette has taken over as executive director. More...

Alfond foundation presents $400,000 grant to Maine Children’s Home

WATERVILLE   Maine Children’s Home for Little Wanderers recently announced that the Harold Alfond Foundation has awarded the nonprofit with a $400,000 grant to support the agency’s Sharon Abrams Teen Parent School Program endowment f More...

E2Tech hosting event with DEP leadership

Gathering on Jan. 17 in Hallowell

HALLOWELL   E2Tech will host state air, land, water and waste, and other senior leaders from the Maine Department of Environmental Protection to discuss environmental and regulatory challenges and goals for the year ahead.  The gathering wi More...

CEI to present homebuyer class in Brunswick

BRUNSWICK   Coastal Enterprises, Inc., a nonprofit community development organization, will offer the homebuyer education class on Saturday, Feb. 11 and 18, from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., at CEI, 30 Federal St., Brunswick.  More...

SPICING UP THE MIDCOAST

Skordo introduces homemade specialty spice blends to Brunswick and beyond

BRUNSWICK John Karonis, a Mainer who retired three years ago but has found a rebirth in culinary arts, has teamed up with his family to bring a unique blend of spices and cooking accessories to Midcoast Maine. More...

Incomplete in Missouri:

Job growth at half of incentive pledge

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo.   Jobs were vanishing by the thousands when Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon took office in the midst of the greatest recession in decades.  More...

News from Southern Midcoast Maine Chamber

2017 starts with fun; SMMC to honor community leaders

The Southern Midcoast Maine Chamber will be honoring several businesses and community leaders at their annual membership event, The Big Night Out, on Friday, Jan. 20.  More...

News from Southern Midcoast Maine Chamber

How will history look at 2016?

I don’t remember much about 2011. Or 2009 for that matter. I know all years have significance and doing a five-minute Google search, I could easily find why those years were significant, but off the top of my head they don’t stick out. More...

Are guest workers disposable?

Unsafe transport leads to several deaths

Jose Rangel Chavez and 18 other Mexican guest workers were dozing as their bus hurtled down Interstate 40 in a light rain. After nine months away from home, the 22-year-old was about to complete a meandering round trip of nearly 5,000 miles. More...

Key names Andrew Harding assistant v.p., branch manager

FREEPORT   KeyBank has announced Andrew Harding as its new assistant vice president and branch manager for the Freeport branch located at 135 Main St. More...

Topsham physical therapy clinic using new apps to help patients

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MTI approves four new awards to help Maine businesses

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Coldwell Banker donates to three charities in Brunswick

BRUNSWICK   The Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage office in Brunswick recently donated a total of $1,250 to three local charitable organizations that provide shelter and food to individuals and families in need. More...

Thos. Moser recognized with Good Design Awards

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Mystery resident to match local market’s donation to nonprofits

BATH On Monday, Dec. 26, Bath Natural Market will donate their entire day’s sales to five local nonprofits. More...

REDD BAR DELIGHT

Maine entrepreneur creates energy bar for the 21st Century

BRUNSWICK   A hungry 26-year-old has created an energy bar geared toward battling that afternoon slump.  More...