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Who are the 20 Maine Family Business Awards finalists?

The Institute for Family-Owned Businesses has selected 20 finalists for its 18th annual Maine Family Business Awards, which honor exemplary companies that demonstrate excellence in family...

Lobster forecast shelved after industry complaints

Several years after launching a lobster season forecast intended to help fishermen, the Gulf of Maine Research Institute will scrap the forecast.

Conference will focus on advancing energy systems on islands


U.S. Sen. Susan Collins and energy officials from islands throughout New England will highlight a Portland-area conference this week.

Maine Maritime Museum welcomes home the Mary E


The oldest Bath-built wooden schooner still afloat arrived home on Sunday, greeted by hundreds of people at a Maine Maritime Museum party celebrating the Mary E’s return.

Sappi and Biobased Maine put out joint RFP for Westbrook mill


Sappi North America, in partnership with Biobased Maine, issued a RFP seeking biobased technology to incorporate into existing operations at Sappi's Westbrook mill.

Colby gets $25 million gift for students to study abroad

Students at Colby College will have greater opportunity to study abroad, thanks to a $25 million gift to the Waterville liberal arts college from the Davis family and a trustee of its charitable...

Avesta plans low-income senior housing in Paris

Avesta Housing plans to transform the historic Mildred M. Fox School in Paris into a 12-unit low-income senior housing complex.

Maine egg farm donates 100,000 eggs to food bank

Hillandale Farms, a national egg supplier with a facility in Turner, donated 9,000 dozen eggs to Good Shepherd Food Bank on Monday.

Androscoggin Bank foundation issues grants to help at-risk kids

Androscoggin Bank's MainStreet Foundation awarded $10,000 to four nonprofit organizations helping at-risk kids in Maine be safe, healthy, active, happy, educated and nourished.

Husson receives largest gift in its history from Alfond foundation


Husson University announced today it is receiving a $4 million matching gift from the Harold Alfond Foundation to go toward the construction of a new College of Business building on its Bangor campus.