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Lori Valigra

Senior Writer | Content Specialist
207-761-8379 ext.333
Lori Valigra, a senior writer for Mainebiz, has written about science, technology, and business for both general and specialty news outlets in the United States, Europe and Asia. She has been involved in several publishing startups, including one of the first electronic publications, The Computer Industry Daily. Her articles have been published by The Boston Globe, The Christian Science Monitor, Reuters, United Press International, The Asian Wall Street Journal, ScienceBusiness, Science magazine and many others. She also has won numerous journalism fellowships and awards including the Knight Science Journalism Fellowship at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Lori enjoys bicycling, snowshoeing, gardening and traveling.

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St. Louis health care IT firm plans Portland office

Janus Choice, a St. Louis-based health care information technology company that helps match patients with post-hospitalization, skilled-care...

Maine Food Insider: Thousands of 'grainiacs' expected to flock to Skowhegan

Skowhegan's Artisan Bread Conference, now in its eleventh year, is expected to attract more than 3,000 attendees and its related Kneading Conference...

Maine Food Insider: New England's lone liquor barrel maker adds flavor to whiskey and beer

The unique taste in bourbon, Scotch, rum and other hard liquors is in the barrel, the tannins and sugars that caramelize as the white oak staves are...

Venture capital money up, number of deals down in Q2

Funding to venture capital-backed companies in the United States rose to its highest level in a year, though Maine only had one deal, according to...

Beyond mushroom soup: Maine growers cultivate gourmet mushrooms

Maine chefs, farmers looking to diversify their crops and home growers all have been embracing unique mushrooms in recent years. That's led to a...

Where will Maine's STEM students go to work?

Amid the recent buzz of entrepreneurs at Maine Startup and Create Week, I talked to Kevin Strange, president of the MDI Biological...

On the record: Mousam Valley Millwork trims too-fast growth

Lisa Girard, owner of architectural woodworking company Mousam Valley Millwork of Springvale, found herself in a jam most companies would envy: too...

Maine Food Insider: B&M beanery celebrates 150th anniversary

The Burnham & Morrill Co., which is celebrating its 150th anniversary, produces 15.5 million cans of baked beans annually in a 225,000-square-foot,...

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