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Topsham nonprofit pivots to leverage large employers' health care clout

James McCarthy |

The Maine Health Management Coalition is changing its name and focus in a pivot intended to elevate the buying power of large employers such as Bath Iron Works and Pine State Beverage as a way of...

Donor's gift allows PMA to offer free under-21 admission


The Portland Museum of Art will begin offering free, unlimited admission to everyone age 21 and under on April 11.The program is made possible through...

Habitat for Humanity pitches affordable housing partnership with Falmouth

Habitat for Humanity of Greater Portland is proposing to partner with the town of Falmouth to build a 25-unit affordable housing development on 20 acres of municipally owned land.

Portland's Abyssinian Meeting House project gets boost from city

Maureen Milliken |

The historic Abyssinian Meeting House at 75 Newbury St.,Portland, which is being restored with the goal of becoming a living museum, got a boost with a $36,000 grant from the city as the $1.5 million...

Analysis details costs of implementing voter-approved Medicaid expansion


A newly completed analysis by Manatt Health provides a detailed summary of the impact the voter-approved Medicaid expansion in Maine would have on the state budget through 2021.

Camp Sunshine receives $900K from national smoothie chain


Camp Sunshine, a year-round, cost-free retreat in Casco for children with life-threatening illnesses and their families, received a $908,510 check from Tropical Smoothie Café.

Maine Food Insider: 'The Food Revolution Starts Here'

Maureen Milliken |

The Maine Historical Society in Portland, beginning Friday, recognizes Maine's relationship with food with the opening of a year-long exhibition, “Maine Eats: The Food Revolution Starts...

Seacoast Mission finds new headquarters

The Maine Seacoast Mission will move its headquarters to a multistory building planned for construction in Northeast Harbor.

Lewiston gets $1.3M to improve downtown housing


Lewiston is the first city in Maine to receive a grant through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to revitalize its stock of affordable downtown housing.

Maine Startup & Create Week to continue under new brand and leadership


The annual Maine Startup & Create Week will continue under the new name of Startup Maine and new leadership, with Katie Shorey being named president and chairwoman of the board.