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Deer Island residents tackle medical transportation needs

The board of directors of the Deer Isle’s Island Health & Wellness Foundation has tasked the foundation’s executive director, Anne West, with developing a medical transportation system...

Nonprofits host talk on ‘Legacy and lessons of Rachel Carson’

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Sandra Steingraber, an internationally recognized author and environmentalist, will speak at Maine Audubon later this month about Rachel Carson’s legacy and how the work Carson did and the...

Ecomaine taking steps to address 'contamination' of its recycling stream

James McCarthy |

Portland-based ecomaine put out a call today for customers in its member communities assist the company in preventing contamination in recycling in order to address a dramatic cost shift in the...

Conservation group acquires almost 18,000 forested acres Downeast

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The Conservation Fund of Arlington, Va., acquired three forested properties totaling 17,881 acres in Hancock and Washington counties.

Travis Mills Foundation renovation of Elizabeth Arden estate continues

Maureen Milliken |

The retreat for injured veterans in the Belgrade Lakes region, soon to open for its second season, has more plans for the future.

New affordable housing for seniors opens in Yarmouth

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Yarmouth Senior Housing and Avesta Housing will host a grand opening celebration of their recently developed affordable senior apartments, Bartlett Woods in Yarmouth, on Tuesday.

Nonprofits to receive $117K from Bangor Savings Bank Foundation

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A food pantry, library, pet rescue, children’s museum and community band are among the grant recipients for the Bangor Savings Bank Foundation’s 2018 Community Matters More program.

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

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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...

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.

Libra Foundation's Monson development on track for first artists

Maureen Milliken |

The foundation's Piscataquis County project has bought 30 buildings and a farm in the town, and the positive effects are already following.