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Maine Veterans' Homes $90 million Augusta development to begin

Maureen Milliken |

The 'small house' four building complex will be the first like it in the state, and comes at a time when the largely undeveloped north end of the capital city is becoming hot.

Maine Farmland Trust CEO chosen to lead Maine's Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry Dept.

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Gov. Janet Mills on Friday nominated Maine Farmland Trust President Amanda Beal as the state's next agriculture chief, completing her roster of 15 Cabinet picks less than three weeks after taking...

Kennebec Land Trust cabins to be featured on 'Maine Cabin Masters'

Maureen Milliken |

The Kennebec Land Trust's Wakefield Wildlife Sanctuary is quiet this time of year — the 115 acres on Cobbossee Stream in West Gardiner don't have any developed trails yet, or even a parking...

Anthem invested $1M to advance health initiatives in Maine in 2018

The Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield Foundation invested more than $1 million in Maine nonprofit organizations in 2018, supporting efforts to improve the health of communities and engage people in...

Nonprofits pump $12B a year into Maine’s economy, report says

Nonprofit organizations in Maine contribute around $12 billion a year to the state’s economy and employ more than 98,000 people, says a report by the Maine Association of Nonprofits.

Housing advocates hail release of $15M senior housing bond

Renee Cordes |

Gov. Janet Mills on Tuesday signed an order to start the release of $15 million in affordable housing bonds for seniors as approved by voters in 2015 but held up by her predecessor, Gov. Paul R.

Workforce issues take center stage at Mainebiz 'Five on the Future' panel

Maureen Milliken |

Finding, recruiting and retaining workers continues to top the list of concerns across Maine industries, panelists agreed at Tuesday’s Mainebiz “Five on the Future” program in...

Children's Museum & Theatre's executive director will step down, search for successor begins

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A nationwide search is underway for a successor to Children's Museum & Theatre of Maine Executive Director Suzanne Olson, whose retirement was announced today by the museum's board of directors.

Belfast community arts center begins search for new executive director

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Waterfall Arts, a community arts center in Belfast, is looking for a new executive director.

Logging contractors raise $122K for children’s hospitals

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The Professional Logging Contractors of Maine raised $122,500 in 2018 for “Log A Load for Maine Kids” to benefit Children’s Miracle Network hospitals in Maine.