U.K.’s May signals clean break with EU: No partial membership

LONDON British Prime Minister Theresa May has made it clear: the U.K. will make a clean break from the European Union and leave its single market of some 500 million people. More...

News from Southern Midcoast Maine Chamber

MRRA, New Beet Market among those being honored

The Southern Midcoast Maine Chamber is having their annual meeting and awards expo called The Big Night Out this Friday, Jan. 20. More...

New store opening in Topsham mall

TOPSHAM Bedderrest Mattresses and Furniture has announced plans to open a new store in the Topsham Fair Mall in early February. Bedderrest is a locally owned Maine family business celebrating its 25th anniversary this year. More...

Cribstone Capital adds to its staff

BRUNSWICK   Cribstone Capital Management, an independent investment advisory firm based in Maine, recently announced the addition of Timothy Woodhouse to its staff.  More...

Rossignol’s celebrating

BRUNSWICK   Rossignol’s Hair Shoppe will hold a one-year anniversary celebration on Saturday, Jan. 21, from 2-4 p.m. at 57 Maine St. in Brunswick.  The celebration is free to the public and light refreshments will be offered. More...

Home buyer education course slated in Brunswick

BRUNSWICK   Coastal Enterprises, Inc., a nonprofit community development organization, with the support of Maine State Housing Authority, will offer the home buyer education class on Tuesdays and Thursdays, March 7, 9, 14 and 16, from 6- 8:30 p. More...

Deadline date extended for Master Gardener spring program

14-week training held at Topsham library

TOPSHAM The deadline to apply for the University of Maine Cooperative Extension Master Gardener volunteers program training in Androscoggin and Sagadahoc counties has been extended to Jan. 28. More...

UPCOMING CLINIC IN BATH

ON SUNDAY, Jan. 22, five people will come together at Mala Room on Front Street in Bath to offer therapeutic Thai massage in a community setting. More...

Thos. Moser recognized with Good Design awards

AUBURN   Thos. More...

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...