BILL DODGE CELEBRATION  Free Access 

A ribbon-cutting ceremony with the Southern Midcoast Maine Chamber was conducted last Wednesday for the new Bill Dodge Hyundai dealership location at 118 Pleasant St. in Brunswick. More...

Buffalo Wild Wings opening in Topsham

Service begins on July 17

TOPSHAM Pictor Enterprises Inc., a local Maine corporation and a franchisee of Buffalo Wild Wings, is opening its newest location in Topsham on July 17. Buffalo Wild Wings is the destination for wing fanatics and sports fans alike. More...

Harpswell lawmaker makes push against tobacco use

BRUNSWICK A bill sponsored by Rep. Joyce “Jay” McCreight, D-Harpswell, would increase taxes on cigarettes by $1.00 per pack in an effort to reduce tobacco consumption. More...

News from Southern Midcoast Maine Chamber

Hey parents: School’s out, now what? Some summer activities

Many parents are happy to have the school year over but the big question quickly becomes, “now what?” With some kids going to off to camp, while others may go visit relatives, the question becomes, without school, what can we do as a fami More...

In a first, Ford to import Focus small car from China

DETROIT Ford Motor Co. will export vehicles from China to the U.S. for the first time starting in 2019. Ford said Tuesday it plans to move production of its Ford Focus small car from the U.S. More...

Priority Group captures top MEREDA award

TOPSHAM   Commercial real estate development firm Priority Real Estate Group of Topsham was recently awarded the Maine Real Estate Development Association 2016 Notable Project Award at the 2017 Annual Spring Conference in May.  More...

News from Southern Midcoast Maine Chamber

Tourism council increases spotlight on the region

The chamber’s website www.midcoastmaine.com has hundreds of business listings and local event listings for activities in Brunswick, Topsham, Bath, Harpswell and the other 12 communities that the chamber serves.  More...

Wholesale prices flat last month

WASHINGTON   Inflation at the wholesale level stayed unchanged in May as food and energy prices slipped.  More...

Sears plans to cut 400 full-time jobs

NEW YORK   Sears Holdings says it will cut about 400 full-time jobs as part of the troubled retailer’s plan to turn its business around.  More...

Atlantic CU hires mortgage development officer

BRUNSWICK — Atlantic Federal Credit Union recently announced the hiring of Kristin Azevedo as a mortgage development officer.  More...

Coffee By Design names Hann director of training

PORTLAND — Coffee By Design recently named Nathan Hann director of training for the company’s five retail locations.  More...

Kennebec Savings Bank to open center in Freeport

FREEPORT — Kennebec Savings Bank President and CEO Andrew Silsby recently announced the bank will open a new electronic banking and loan center in Freeport at 181 Lower Main St. this summer.  More...

U.S. Cellular offers free workshop in Topsham

TOPSHAM — The latest smart devices paired with U.S. Cellular’s high-speed network continue to make accessing the internet easier than ever before.  More...

Susan Feibelman named to position at Chewonki

WISCASSET — Chewonki recently announced the appointment of Susan Feibelman, EdD, as the new head of Maine Coast Semester at Chewonki.  Feibelman joined the faculty at Chewonki last year as a U.S. history teacher.  More...

Dave Leclerc named Alex Ferguson Award winner

BRUNSWICK — Atlantic Federal Credit Union recently announced that Dave Leclerc has received the 2017 Alex Ferguson Award for outstanding credit union volunteer from the Maine Credit Union League.  More...

U.S. Cellular promotes Smith to coordinator post

SOUTH PORTLAND — U.S. Cellular has named Brittany Smith to administrative coordinator for the directors of sales for company-owned and agent store locations in New England. More...

Coffee By Design hires joint controller, manager

PORTLAND — Coffee By Design recently hired Trisha Thorpe as joint controller and financial manager for the Maine-based coffee company.  More...

The Brunswick Inn joins lodging collection

BRUNSWICK — Select Registry, a diverse collection of independent, boutique properties, recently welcomed The Brunswick Inn as one of its newest members.  The inn, located near downtown Brunswick and Bowdoin College, is an ideal spot for vi More...

Lisbon CU president receives league award

LISBON — George Roy, president and CEO and a 31-year employee at Lisbon Community Federal Credit Union, was recently awarded the Maine Credit Union League’s 2017 James M. Gratto Award for outstanding credit union CEO.  More...

BDA CEREMONY

THE BRUNSWICK DOWNTOWN ASSOCIATION recently marked the re-opening of Wendy Herrick Floral Designs at their new location at 54 Main St. in Topsham. More...