September 13, 2017 RSS feed / Business

Day’s Jewelers captures ‘Best Places to Work’ award

TOPSHAM   Day’s Jewelers, which has a location in Topsham, was recently named as one of the 2017 Best Places to Work in Maine.  More...

News from Southern Midcoast Maine Chamber

Hiring fair, GlowBall and more on chamber’s fall calendar

The Southern Midcoast Maine Chamber has a busy fall lined up with several events getting announced in the past week. Here is a look at five upcoming events not to miss: More...

Tedford elects board members, officers

Nonprofit agency receives grant funding for programs

BRUNSWICK   Tedford Housing, a nonprofit agency whose mission is to find lasting solutions to the challenges of homelessness, recently elected new board members and officers. More...

U.S. Cellular hosting free device workshop

TOPSHAM — September is when school is back in full swing, and the beginning of a new school year is often when many children get their first phones. A recent U.S. More...

Bayers joins staff at Bath’s InspireME

BATH — InspireME Personal Fitness & Wellness recently announced that Leslie Bayers has joined its staff.  In addition to her role as a personal trainer and Surfset fitness instructor, Bayers will be offering shamanic healing services.& More...

Gritty’s joins campaign to end hunger in Maine

FREEPORT — During the month of September, Gritty’s is helping to raise money for the “Go Big for Hunger” charity.  Go Big for Hunger was founded in spring 2016 by lifelong Mainer Greg Martens. More...

Geci joins Androscoggin as chief lending officer

LEWISTON — Androscoggin Bank recently announced that Ben Geci has joined the bank’s commercial lending team as chief lending officer and executive vice president.   More...

Mid Coast welcomes cancer care physician

BRUNSWICK   Mid Coast Hospital recently added oncologist Guy Tillinghast, M.D., to its active medical staff and the Mid Coast Medical Group–Hematology & Oncology practice, a multi-disciplinary team that works together to provide person More...

Bike group selects new executive director

PORTLAND   After an extensive, nationwide search, the Bicycle Coalition of Maine recently selected John Williams, an experienced leader with a love of cycling, as the organization’s new executive director.  More...

Waltz Pharmacy

Brunswick-based company continues to grow

BRUNSWICK Started by a Midcoast family that had run a traditional pharmacy, Waltz Pharmacy Long-Term Care was born as a counter stationed in the back of a retail store with 14 employees. More...

News from Southern Midcoast Maine Chamber

Three unconnected thoughts for fall businesses

Finding a thread to tie together disconnected thoughts can be a struggle for any writer. However, there are a few unrelated thoughts, as it relates to businesses in the Midcoast, I felt warranted some consideration. More...

Daily News, storied N.Y. tabloid, sold

NEW YORK   The owner of two of the country’s largest newspapers has purchased the Daily News, a New York tabloid that is famous for generations of hard-punching reporting and irreverent headlines but that has struggled recently to find its More...

In Brunswick

Tractor Supply to hold pet celebration

BRUNSWICK   If your backyard is home to a pet pig, dog, cat or goat, mark your calendar. The Brunswick Tractor Supply Company is welcoming all leashed, friendly animals to visit the store during Pet Appreciation Week on Sept. 13-17.  More...

Humane Society, Petco holding 2-day adoption event in Topsham

TOPSHAM The Coastal Humane Society is teaming up with Petco of Topsham for “All For Saving Lives,” a mega adoption weekend on Saturday and Sunday at the Topsham store. More...

Morton Real Estate announces partnership

BRUNSWICK   William Raveis Real Estate, the largest family owned real estate brokerage company in the Northeast, recently announced its affiliation with Morton Real Estate, a Midcoast-based real estate brokerage and advisory firm.  The Main More...

Chris’ House in Lisbon

Same face, new name, same good food

LISBON When Christine Amaya found out earlier this year that the building that housed Miller’s Variety for the 10 years she ran it was going to be sold and demolished, she started looking for another space. More...

News from Southern Midcoast Maine Chamber

Feedback wanted: Asking for a favor

This is a test. This may seem to be a bit “out-of-the-box,” but I want to try something to see if it works, as I need your help. More...

Delivery without drivers: Domino’s, Ford team up for test

ANN ARBOR, MICH. No ring of the doorbell, just a text. No tip for the driver? No problem in this test, where Domino’s and Ford are teaming up to see if customers will warm to the idea of pizza delivered by driverless cars. More...

Water taxi operator making waves

Bergman questions rules governing freight service to Casco Bay islands

BRUNSWICK Greg Bergman, operator of Atlantic Water Taxi, is on a one-man mission to challenge what he calls a monopoly on freight service to the six most populated Casco Bay islands held by Casco Bay Lines. More...

News from Southern Midcoast Maine Chamber

Embracing the positive happenings in our lives

I am so proud to live in this community. More...