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Maine Center for Entrepreneurs to expand Cultivator program in 2019

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The Maine Center for Entrepreneurs is taking applications for its 12-month Cultivator program to help food, beverage and agricultural businesses keen to scale up, as it prepares to...

Singer-songwriter Janay Woodruff rocks Portland's music scene

Renee Cordes |

Janay Woodruff, 29, is a singer-songwriter who's new to Portland, where she performs monthly at Blue and recently collaborated with Big Room Studios on a virtual...

Skowhegan grant money will set Kennebec on 'fire'

Maureen Milliken |

The Kennebec River in Skowhegan will light up for special events, the result of a $75,000 grant from the Maine Arts Commission to Main Street Skowhegan. A three-year Creative Communities Economic...

Lost Kitchen sticks to old-school reservation system for 2019 season

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Lost Kitchen, Erin French's renowned restaurant in Freedom, will stick to its postcard reservation system when it opens up seasonal reservations in April, it announced on Monday.

'Greenlight Maine' adds to brand with Collegiate Challenge

Renee Cordes |

The television series in which entrepreneurs compete for a cash prize to help take their startups to the next level, is launching a college version, which debuts Saturday.

Startup Maine seeks workshop applications for June conference

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This year's theme is “Startups, Innovators and Policy Makers,” and will seek to challenge attendees to identify how entrepreneurs can address local, national and global challenges.

BikeMaine route will span Waterville area and midcoast

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The 2019 BikeMaine route will begin and end at Waterville's growing hotspot, Head of Falls.

Creative Portland's 'Hear Here' concert showcases Maine artists

Renee Cordes |

Creative Portland produced its first-ever concert on Sunday, the show “Hear Here,” to reinforce the city’s status as an arts hub and raise money to plan an arts and culture summit...

Artist commissions announced for Lewiston’s Hartley Block building

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The Portland-based developer of the Hartley Block building in downtown Lewiston will spice up the fašade with two mosaic-tile works of art commissioned this week.

Diversified Communications promotes Larkin to lead its U.S. division

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Mary Larkin, who has been part of the three-person leadership team for Diversified Communications' U.S. operations, has been promoted to president.