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Nonprofit lists its Bar Harbor headquarters for $6.3 million

Laurie Schreiber |

The historic La Rochelle mansion in Bar Harbor is on the market. A month after the Maine Seacoast Mission said would move out of its longtime, now-pricey headquarters, the 16-bedroom estate is listed...

Jackson Laboratory gets $3.3M grant to study ALS


Targeting a disease that affects about 20,000 Americans, The Jackson Laboratory in Bar Harbor has received a five-year, $3,322,009 federal grant to study ALS.

KeyBank donates $300,000 to Preble Street


Preble Street, a Portland nonprofit focused on reducing homelessness, will receive $300,000 from KeyBank’s charitable arm.

Schoodic Institute’s CEO to leave for new post with Nature Conservancy


Schoodic Institute, a public-private partnership with Acadia National Park that focuses on research and education, is looking for a new leader.

Immigrant-welcoming food market proposed in Augusta

A group of organizers is proposing to build a food market in downtown Augusta as a welcome center for immigrants.

Allen Island: A living lab where students can learn from fishermen, scientists, historians and artists

Lori Valigra |

Colby College students spend time on Allen Island, soaking up its lessons in ecology, history and art, as part of the college's unique collaboration with Up East Inc., a Wyeth family foundation...

Nonprofit says it will move out of pricey MDI neighborhood


Maine Seacoast Mission is developing plans to move its administrative headquarters out of the Colket Center in Bar Harbor.

Good Shepherd lands $100,000 donation from BJ’s


Good Shepherd Food Bank will receive a $100,000 donation from the BJ’s Charitable Foundation.

Two Maine cancer centers to merge under Dempsey name


South Portland's Cancer Community Center and Lewiston's Dempsey Center said Monday they've agreed to develop a merger agreement over the next several months.

Harvard Pilgrim grant supports EMMC initiative to curb unnecessary admissions


Eastern Maine Medical Center’s Emergency Department is partnering with primary care providers in an initiative to reduce return trips to the emergency department as well as unnecessary hospital...