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Aging advocate from North Yarmouth gains international attention

Elizabeth Isele of North Yarmouth was named one of the country's “50 Top Influencers in Aging” by Next Avenue, a Public Broadcasting Service website geared toward America's older...

How to get more of what you need from others you work with

John Shorb, The Delphi Group Inc. |

Q: How can I get more of what I need from others I work with?

Carin Sychterz helps new hires and their families with their relocation needs

Laurie Schreiber |

The Bangor-based organization started in 2013 after, through surveys, the University of Maine found that 40% of faculty was considering departing due to lack of partner accommodation,...

Top employers named as 'Best Places to Work in Maine'


For the fourth year in a row, Belfast-based Edward Jones took top honors among large companies (250 or more employees) and Patriot Subaru of Saco was the No. 1 medium employer (50 to 249 employees)...

VA awards nearly $2.1M for Preble Street in Portland


The Department of Veterans Affairs has awarded nearly $2.1 million to Preble Street, a Portland organization that serves individuals, including veterans, who face homelessness, housing issues, hunger...

Next 2017: Boots2Roots' executive director Jen Fullmer is on a mission to 'see people succeed'

Renee Cordes |

About 10 months before retiring from the U.S. Air Force, stationed in Florida, Jon Beauchamp got in touch with Boots2Roots, a Portland nonprofit that helps people separating or retiring...

Grant to support women seeking non-traditional jobs in The County


The U.S. Department of Labor awarded a $304,291 grant to the Aroostook County Action Program to support women seeking training in non-traditional jobs in northern Maine.

Coalition unveils four strategies to tackle Maine's workforce challenges

Renee Cordes |

The newly formed Maine Workforce & Education Coalition is on a mission to ensure that 60% of the state's workforce achieves a post-secondary degree or professional credential by 2025, compared to 42%...

Challenged by regulatory ‘minefield’? New Maine Law certificate program might help


A new certificate program in regulatory compliance launched by the University of Maine School of Law this fall will help non-lawyer professionals at businesses, nonprofits and government agencies...

Apartment complex for chronically homeless people opens in Portland


Avesta Housing and Preble Street have opened Portland's third “housing first” program, Huston Commons, which is now home to 30 formerly homeless individuals with chronic health challenges.