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OPPORTUNITY KNOCKS

Ways to Make Extra Income Even With a Full-Time Job

on April 23, 2017, at 1:07 a.m.
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Alton resident Darlene Young was one employee who took advantage of federal retraining funds, which recently have been allocated to millworkers in Lincoln. Her training to become a certified medical assistant has paid off, she says she loves helping people at her new job at the Helen Hunt Health Center in Old Town.

Maine’s unemployment rate hits a new low

By Nick McCrea on April 21, 2017, at 3:44 p.m.
Maine posted a 3 percent unemployment rate for March, the lowest since the current method of measuring unemployment was adopted in 1976.

Manchester Tech Company, Dyn, Shares Start-up to Sale Story

By Broadreach Public Relations on April 21, 2017, at 2:44 p.m.

From UMaine to a Global Law Practice: Finding Opportunity in a Changing World

By Michael Kennedy on April 21, 2017, at 12:48 p.m.

Wall Street rallies on earnings; Nasdaq hits record

By Chuck Mikolajczak, Reuters on April 21, 2017, at 6:35 a.m.
Stocks rallied on Thursday, with the Nasdaq closing at a record, as a round of solid earnings led by American Express pushed equities higher.
Michael D. MacPherson, Chairman of the Board

Maine Mutual Group holds Annual Meeting and elects new Chairman and Vice Chairman

By Laura Martin on April 20, 2017, at 4:17 p.m.
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Crash Barry, a pot activist from western Maine, hands out free marijuana and copies of his books in Portland's Monument Square on Thursday, 4/20.

Free marijuana draws hundreds to downtown Portland

By Troy R. Bennett on April 20, 2017, at 2:58 p.m.
To get the free sample, all you had to do was prove you were over 21 and say the magic, not-so-secret password “cannabis liberation.”

2017 MAINE FAMILY BUSINESS AWARDS

By Erich Herbert on April 20, 2017, at 1:23 p.m.
Tumbleweed Express Drive-Thru, the nation's first first drive-thru marijuana dispensary, is shown in Parachute, Colorado, April 19, 2017.

The country’s first drive-through marijuana shop is opening in Colorado

By Derek Hawkins, The Washington Post on April 20, 2017, at 10:33 a.m.
What better way to serve late-night customers than a drive-through window?
OPPORTUNITY KNOCKS

Leveraging State Resources for Small Businesses

on April 19, 2017, at 7:12 p.m.

Bangor Federal Credit Union receives Diamond Award for outstanding marketing, business development

By Cintia Miranda on April 19, 2017, at 5:25 p.m.

The First Bancorp Reports Record Quarterly Results

By Carrie Warren on April 19, 2017, at 4:42 p.m.

The First Bancorp Reports Record Quarterly Results

By Carrie Warren on April 19, 2017, at 4:41 p.m.

The First Bancorp Reports Record Quarterly Results

By Carrie Warren on April 19, 2017, at 4:40 p.m.
Wind turbines at the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power Pine Tree Wind Farm spin in the Tehachapi Mountains.

The US wind industry now employs more than 100,000 people

By Brady Dennis, The Washington Post on April 19, 2017, at 2:35 p.m.
The fastest-growing occupation in the United States — by a long shot, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics — might surprise you: wind turbine technician.

Job Fair

By Sarah Taylor on April 19, 2017, at 12:25 p.m.

Job Fair

By Sarah Taylor on April 19, 2017, at 12:19 p.m.

Insurance customers will have to get used to talking to machines

By Oliver Suess, Bloomberg on April 19, 2017, at 10:59 a.m.
Frustrated with automated answering machines before you finally get to speak with a customer service representative? When it comes to insurance, you’ll probably end up dealing with a robot rather than a human within three years.
The 90 solar panels at the Rockport Town Office building are installed and powering the Town’s electricity needs.

The Town of Rockport to Host Solar Celebration

By Holly Noyes on April 19, 2017, at 9:42 a.m.

Laura Mitchell Achieves Accreditation in Specialized Workplace Learning Solution

By Jeff Solari on April 19, 2017, at 8:36 a.m.
 

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