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Small Maine farms and niche food makers must be crafty to distribute to broader markets

Sitting at the kitchen table in his Nobleboro farmhouse, Robert Spear, a third-generation farmer, juggles conversations between his guest and a series of phone calls to and from...
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Current Edition | Marketing & Media

Sunrise Coast so-long: A Downeast newspaper will cease publication in November

One of the key things about the Downeast Coastal Press, a weekly newspaper founded in Cutler 26 years ago, is it always operated in the black.
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Current Edition | Health care

Harvard Pilgrim joins Anthem, Maine Community Health Options in state's ACA exchange

After being on the sidelines during this year's rollout of the Affordable Care Act's health insurance exchange in Maine, nonprofit Harvard Pilgrim Health Care is joining for-profit Anthem...
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On Vinalhaven, an effort to market craftspeople

Christine Williams has been a summer regular on Vinalhaven and North Haven islands for decades. An artist and writer based in Washington, D.C., Williams was looking for a way to provide...
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Current Edition | Technology

‘Sunglasses on steroids’ entrepreneur raises $350K on Kickstarter

If you're seeking to fund a cutting-edge product, why go to a bank or your own reserves when there's a group of cash-stacked technology enthusiasts willing to finance the startup...