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Healthcare Purchaser Alliance of Maine taking charge of changes

Maureen Milliken |

To get a handle on what the changes at the Healthcare Purchaser Alliance of Maine mean, it helps to look to hockey legend Wayne Gretzky.

OTR Deborah Bronk

Peter Van Allen |

Bronk succeeded Graham Shimmield, who held the position for nine years before he died in December 2016. Mainebiz caught up with her recently.

Maine coastal hospitals rely on visiting doctors to meet seasonal demands

Laurie Schreiber |

Patient volume in the emergency department at Mount Desert Island Hospital in Bar Harbor spikes 400% in the summer and strains capacity, thanks to an influx of 3 million visitors and the...

Waterville company, named 3rd fastest growing in state, expects to add 150 jobs

Maureen Milliken |

A Waterville manufacturer that was named Maine's third fastest-growing company by Inc. magazine said it plans to add 60 jobs by the end of the year and another 90 next year. F3 MFG, a maker of truck...

Bill with $162M for Kittery shipyard heads to Trump's desk

Staff |

Federal legislation that would provide over $162 million for improvements at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard in Kittery has received U.S. Senate approval and is expected to be signed into law by President...

Jackson Lab will share $500K grant to study potential skin treatment

Staff |

Bar Harbor-based Jackson Laboratory and a Connecticut biotech firm have been awarded a $500,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Defense to explore how one form of bacteria may help prevent skin...

Owners of Quirk Auto aim to revitalize Bangor shopping space

A new enterprise called the Bangor Market Bazaar, offering crafts, clothing and more, will open in vacant retail space at 688 Hogan Road in Bangor. The bazaar is being established by Quirk Auto...

Century-old Bar Harbor drug store to close

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The century-old, family-own West End Drug Co., at 105 Main St. in Bar Harbor, will close due to the retirement of owners Mike and Stacey Gilfillan.

Augusta's Turnpike Mall goes on the market

Laurie Schreiber |

One of Augusta's longtime retail magnets is up for sale. CBRE|The Boulos Co. is marketing the Turnpike Mall, a 214,900-square-foot shopping center on 26 acres, with an address of 10 Whitten Road, is...

Three Maine boatbuilders team up on high-end sloop

Laurie Schreiber |

A new yacht under construction on the Maine coast will combine the skills of three different boatbuilding operations. Brooklin Boat Yard, Hinckley Co. and Front Street Shipyard are producing the...