Family tradition continues with Lisbon ice cream shop

LISBON The town of Lisbon held a ribboncutting ceremony last month for a new ice cream business. More...

News from Southern Midcoast Maine Chamber

A couple of weeks ago, I had the pleasure of attending an entrepreneur’s panel hosted by the Midcoast Edge. More...

High-tech plants offer jobs even as the laid-off struggle

NORWOOD, Ohio Herbie Mays is 3M proud, and it shows — in the 3M shirt he wears; in the 3M ring he earned after three decades at the company’s plant in suburban Cincinnati; in the way he shows off a card from a 3M supervisor, praising May More...

Gelato Fiasco featured in O, The Oprah Magazine

BRUNSWICK   O, The Oprah Magazine included Brunswick-based Gelato Fiasco in its August issue as part of “The O List,” a monthly feature of editors’ recommendations.  More...

Greg Boyd elected to Maine MEP board

AUGUSTA — Greg Boyd was recently elected to the Maine Manufacturing Extension Partnership (Maine MEP) board of directors.  More...

Showalter returns to FHC as director

BOWDOIN — FHC, Inc., a global manufacturer of products for the neuroscience industry, recently announced the return of Catherine Showalter to the organization in the role of director of manufacturing.  Showalter is responsible for oversee More...

Northeast Bancorp joins Russell 3000 Index

LEWISTON — Northeast Bancorp, a Maine-based full-service financial services company and parent of Northeast Bank, recently announced it has been added to the broad-market Russell 3000 Index as a result of the Russell U.S. More...

Linehan earns credit union’s Rockstar Award

LISBON   Nancy Linehan, a teller at Lisbon Community Federal Credit Union, has been named the third quarter Rockstar Award winner.  Linehan, who works in the Lewiston branch office, was rewarded with a trophy, $50 and a paid day off.  More...

Brunswick resident honored

PORTLAND   New England Rehabilitation Hospital recently presented several awards at its annual Employee Appreciation celebrations. Among those honored was Nurse Manager Nancy Lizotte of Brunswick.  More...

Turtle Rock Farm

Brunswick craft cannery fills niche market

BRUNSWICK Jenn Legnini, chef and owner of Turtle Rock Farm craft cannery in Brunswick, was raised on a Pennsylvania farm, where her Southern grandmother and Italian grandfather would hang handmade pasta on the backyard clothesline to dry. More...

News from Southern Midcoast Maine Chamber

Those things I meant to do ... and still have time this summer

A common joke I have with my out-of-state relatives and friends, particularly those who reside in warmer climates, is “if living in Maine were easy, everybody would do it.” And it’s true, four-season living isn’t easy. More...

San Francisco street sells for $90,000; neighbors aren’t happy

SAN FRANCISCO These days, the price of a San Francisco home can easily top a million dollars. But one savvy investor has bought up a whole street in the city’s most exclusive neighborhood for a mere $90,000. More...

NORWAY SAVINGS MAKES COMMUNITY DEPOSIT

NORWAY SAVINGS BANK recently presented the Bath Area Family YMCA with a $10,000 pledge to support the purchase of the building where the new Landing Y in Brunswick is located, and also to create spac More...

News from Southern Midcoast Maine Chamber

I had the great fortune to get interviewed the other day for a Maine-based podcast about community theater. More...

Investment property talk in Brunswick

BRUNSWICK — Author and real estate investor, Kenneth Rosen, discusses his book, “Investing in Income Properties,” and shares his formula for building real estate wealth, Wednesday, Aug. 9, 6:30 pm, at Curtis Memorial Library. More...

Trump on tricky legal ground with ‘Obamacare’ threat

WASHINGTON   President Donald Trump’s threat to stop billions of dollars in government payments to insurers and force the collapse of “Obamacare” could put the government in a tricky legal situation.  More...

MacDaddy’s

Seafood, tots and more await your taste buds in Lisbon

LISBON Chris MacDonald of Windham had planned to just sell loaded tater tots from the food truck he’d purchased and was fixing up when opportunity knocked on the door. More...

Kennebec Savings opens new office in Freeport

FREEPORT   Kennebec Savings Bank joined with local officials and members of the greater Freeport community last week to cut the ribbon and celebrate the opening of the bank’s new electronic banking and loan center at 181 Lower Main St. More...

News from Southern Midcoast Maine Chamber

Wayfair hiring event gives a glimpse into the future

Last Thursday, I had the pleasure of stopping in at a Wayfair hiring event that they held at their Brunswick location, and was blown away again at how they handle their business. More...

BMW to build electric Mini in Oxford despite looming Brexit

FRANKFURT, Germany   Germany’s BMW will make the electric version of its Mini compact cars at its factory in Oxford, England, a decision that comes at a time when automakers are scrutinizing investment plans due to Britain’s impendin More...