January 3, 2018 RSS feed / Business

It’s a Priority

Topsham company gives $30,000 to local nonprofits

TOPSHAM Priority Real Estate Group is committed to developing the community — and not just through commercial real estate. More...

Members appointed to MTI board

Ganong of Brunswick one of three new directors named

BRUNSWICK The Maine Technology Institute recently announced that new members have been added to its board of directors. More...

News from Southern Midcoast Maine Chamber

What will the new year bring?

The short answer: More. More events. More activities. More projects and more progress.  Each year we seem to be able to pile on more, even when there seemed to be no room left.  Not that this is a bad thing. More...

Tax on medical devices resumes following two-year suspension

BOSTON   While much of corporate America will enjoy a tax cut in the new year, one industry is getting a tax increase it has fought hard but so far unsuccessfully to avoid.  More...

Coldwell Banker donates to 3 groups

BRUNSWICK   The Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage office in Brunswick recently donated a total of $1,350 to three local charitable organizations that provide shelter and food to individuals and families in need.  The donations were made More...

News from Southern Midcoast Maine Chamber

The good, the bad and the inspiring of 2017, part two

This is the second piece in a two-part year in review series that touches on the Midcoast region, the businesses in it and one community leader’s perspective on how to make the world exactly one shade brighter.  More...

Springworks

Aquaponic farm in Lisbon secures $1.6M for second greenhouse

LISBON Springworks, an aquaponic farm growing fresh, organically certified lettuce, has secured $1.6 million in capital to finance the creation and operation of a second and more efficiently designed greenhouse. More...

Bank foundation awards $25K for Kids grant

LEWISTON — Androscoggin Bank’s MainStreet Foundation recently announced that St. More...

ZipLine appoints director of consumer engagement

PORTLAND — ZipLine, a private label debit payment technology platform, recently announced that Hayley Breagy has been promoted to director of consumer engagement.  Breagy, who joined the company in May 2017, was previously a manager within More...

MEREDA names Public Policy Committee co-chair

PORTLAND — Michael Lane of  Richmond, a partner at Preti Flaherty, has been named co-chair of the Maine Real Estate & Development Association’s Public Policy Committee. More...

Maine Children’s Home receives $23,600 grant

WATERVILLE — The Maine Children’s Home for Little Wanderers recently received a grant from The Community Foundation’s S.L. Gimbel Foundation in support of the nonprofit’s TRUTH Project.  More...

Coastal Enterprises shares annual impact report

BRUNSWICK — Coastal Enterprises, Inc. More...

GELATO FIASCO TASTING SUCCESS

Brunswick company becomes No. 1 fastest-growing gelato pint brand in U.S.

BRUNSWICK Gelato Fiasco is the top fastest-growing gelato pint brand in U.S. grocery stores, according to recent industry data, with year-over-year growth exceeding 44 percent nationally and 84 percent on the East Coast. More...

Mechanics Savings Bank donates $1,000 to Oasis

BRUNSWICK — Earlier this month, Mechanics Savings Bank presented a $1,000 check to Oasis Free Clinics as part of its charitable giving program.  Brian Robinson, business service specialist at Mechanics Savings and a member of the Oasis boa More...

Abenaki Retirement changes its name

TOPSHAM — Abenaki Retirement Investment Services has announced a name change to Atlantic Financial Services.  The focus and the goals of the business remain the same — provide investment planning to individuals, regardless of their f More...

Bath Savings announces changes to board

BATH — Glenn Hutchinson, Bath Savings president and CEO, has announced key changes to the bank’s board of trustees.  Bath resident John Voorhees was recently elected chairman. More...

Down East CU staff helps area families

TOPSHAM — Staff at Down East Credit Union & Insurance Agency in Topsham helped make Thanksgiving more satisfying for two families in need. More...

News from Southern Midcoast Maine Chamber

The good, the bad and the inspiring of 2017

This is the first in a two-part year in review series that will touch on the Midcoast region, the businesses in it and one community leader’s perspective on how to make the world exactly one shade brighter. More...

U.S. housing starts rose 3.3 percent in November

WASHINGTON Construction of new homes increased 3.3 percent in November — with the gain largely coming from single-family houses being built at the strongest pace in more than a decade. More...

Net neutrality ... and the changing face of real estate

Tomorrow, the U.S. Federal Communications Commission will be voting to possibly repeal the “Net Neutrality” regulations put in place in 2015 by the Obama administration. More...