Peter Van Allen

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Maine health care's daunting challenge

Maine's rural areas face a number of challenges, ranging from a shrinking (and aging) workforce to a lack of reliable internet.

Entrepreneurs going 'as fast as we can'

Startups are the lifeblood of a growing economy, and Maine has more than its share of entrepreneurs.

Determination and grit in Bangor

We sent three reporters to Bangor for our annual focus section on the Queen City and they came back with some interesting stories. Bangor...

Women to Watch: Elizabeth Hayes, Infinity Federal Credit Union

Elizabeth Hayes can still remember where she was when her beloved Minnesota Vikings missed a field goal and blew their chances to get to...

Undaunted courage

The qualities of leadership define this year's Mainebiz Women to Watch.

West Elm now plans hotel for 58 Fore St. complex

West Elm Hotels announced today its plans for a 150-room boutique hotel in Portland's East End, in what's being called Portland Foreside — the...

West Elm: National retailer with 'a small business mentality'

West Elm, a home-furnishings store that opened at 164 Middle St. Thursday, takes over 12,000 square feet on a prime retail stretch that includes...

How much growth is the right amount of growth?

The cover of this issue delves into an issue that seems to be gaining momentum, especially in southern Maine.