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Jean Hoffman joins MedRhythms' board of directors


Jean Hoffman, founder and former president and CEO of the Portland-based veterinary product company Putney Inc., has invested in digital medicine startup MedRhythms and joined its board of directors.

New Data: Maine Airbnb hosts earn $26 million in 2016


Airbnb announced today that Maine's 3,700 active hosts earned more than $26 million in supplemental income in 2016 by hosting approximately 174,000 visitors to the state.

The Olympia Cos. to develop new hotel for Colby College


The Olympia Cos., a Maine-based hospitality management company, announced it will develop and manage Colby College's planned 42-room boutique hotel and restaurant in downtown Waterville.

USM students learn about ecotourism in Cuba


A group of students from the University of Southern Maine have completed an innovative, team-taught 20-day course off Cuba to learn how to develop a tourism strategy that included sustainable...

Women's basketball tourney to bring state $4M

Lori Valigra |

The America East Conference Women's Basketball Tournament, which is coming to Maine in 2017 and 2018 for the first time in 20 years, is expected to have an economic impact of $2 million each year in...

Broderson Awards return to Portland


After a three-year hiatus, the Ad Club of Maine is putting on the Broderson Awards, an event that for more than 35 years recognized exceptional work of Maine's advertising agencies, brands and...

UNE names new president replacing Danielle Ripich

James McCarthy |

The University of New England announced today that James Herbert, executive vice provost and dean of the graduate college at Drexel University in Philadelphia, will be the next president of the...

Expanding dental practice adds Portland office

Laurie Schreiber |

Jin Hwang, a dentist who started a group dental practice under the Gentle Dental affiliation, recently added an eighth location with the purchase of 1290 Congress St. in Portland for $457,000.

After long downturn, seaside inns find new investors

Laurie Schreiber |

Migis Hotel Group's purchase of the Higgins Beach Inn in Scarboroug is part of considerable transactional activity among independently owned hotels along the coast over the past year. Sales of other...

Author Kate Cone revisits New England's growing craft brewing industry

Lori Valigra |

Author Kate Cone noticed a lot of changes in craft breweries and brewpubs since she published her first book on the topic in 1997. Neighborhoods embraced craft pubs, and...