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Northeast Delta Dental boosts its support of SmilePartners initiative

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Northeast Delta Dental is contributing an additional $15,000 to the SmilePartners collaboration overseen by the University of Southern Maine that is removing barriers for people with limited means to...

Maine Coast Heritage Trust launches campaign to buy midcoast island

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Maine Coast Heritage Trust has launched a $4.4 million campaign to buy the 175-acre Clark Island, off the St. George peninsula.

Second restaurant tenant signs at building redeveloped by Colby

Maureen Milliken |

Money Cat Fried Chicken and Donuts will occupy 2,500 square feet in the former bank building at 173 Main St.

Bowdoin to build four Passive House dorms

Maureen Milliken |

The college will start construction this summer on four Passive House dorms, the next step in the Brunswick college's commitment to carbon neutrality.

Seven top family-owned businesses honored at awards gala

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Tuesday’s 19th Annual Maine Family Business Awards gala in Portland drew a drew a record crowd of more than 400 to celebrate companies large and small from around the state. From a record 186...

Financial literacy nonprofit rebranding with new name, expanded mission

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Community Financial Literacy is rebranding itself as ProsperityME: The Center for Financial Education.

Maine organizations to benefit as Rockefeller art auction tops $750M

Some of the proceeds from the auction of billionaire Peggy and David Rockefeller’s art collection, which topped $750 million in its second day on Wednesday, will benefit Maine organizations.

Deer Island residents tackle medical transportation needs

The board of directors of the Deer Isle’s Island Health & Wellness Foundation has tasked the foundation’s executive director, Anne West, with developing a medical transportation system...

Nonprofits host talk on ‘Legacy and lessons of Rachel Carson’

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Sandra Steingraber, an internationally recognized author and environmentalist, will speak at Maine Audubon later this month about Rachel Carson’s legacy and how the work Carson did and the...

Ecomaine taking steps to address 'contamination' of its recycling stream

James McCarthy |

Portland-based ecomaine put out a call today for customers in its member communities assist the company in preventing contamination in recycling in order to address a dramatic cost shift in the...