The week in review

Twelve of Maine’s 14 acute care hospitals received either ‘A’ or ‘B’ grades in the spring 2018 Leapfrog...

Portland welcomes first cruise ship in expected record season

The 2018 cruise ship season is officially underway, as Portland welcomed the first vessel this week of what is expected to be a record season.

Two delivered, one to go, in Navy's $24B Zumwalt program

The U.S. Navy has accepted delivery of the future USS Michael Monsoor from Bath Iron Works. It's the second Zumwalt-class destroyer in the three-ship $24 billion program to be delivered by the Bath shipyard that's owned by...

New video campaign highlights tourism job opportunities

The Maine Tourism Association has launched the second series of videos in its “I Am Maine Tourism” campaign, which began last year to highlight jobs in the industry and raise awareness of what tourism jobs entail.

24 finalists in the running for Maine Family Business Awards

The Institute for Family-Owned Business selected 24 Maine businesses as finalists for the annual Maine Business Awards out of a record 168 nominations.

Meet the 2018 Mainebiz Business Leaders of the Year on May 3

Every year, Mainebiz honors outstanding Business Leaders of the Year in three categories. This year's honorees will be feted at an evening reception on May 3 at the Falmouth Country Club in what is sure to draw a large crowd.

Ramblers Way will close Portsmouth store

Just over a year after opening a store in Portsmouth, N.H., Ramblers Way will close the store this weekend.

EMHS signs affiliation agreement with Mass General Hospital

Brewer-based Eastern Maine Healthcare Systems has entered into a clinical affiliation agreement with Massachusetts General Hospital, one of the world's preeminent academic medical centers, following months of discussions on...

People & Performances, May 1

Fontaine Family – The Real Estate Leader is pleased to announce the addition of Chad Doucette to its team in its Auburn location. 

Western Maine Play Museum construction nears final stage

Construction on an interactive children's museum on Main Street will start back up soon, and completion of the project is expected this year.

Saco Island project developer unveils plan

A key waterfront parcel may be developed into a mixed-use residential and commercial center, more than a decade after initial plans were halted by the recession.

Maine Wood Conference looks toward new era of development

Organizers of the May 9 Maine Wood and Sustainability conference see it as more than just a meeting of industry professionals, but a watershed.