By Deborah M. Todd, Reuters on Sept. 21, 2016, at 9:45 p.m.
SAN FRANCISCO — Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, on Wednesday pledged more than $3 billion toward a plan to “cure, prevent or manage all disease within our children’s lifetime.” Speaking through tears at a San Francisco event to announce the initiative, Chan said she hoped …
By Anthony Brino on Sept. 21, 2016, at 1:48 p.m.
Ashland-based Northeast Pellets has won a new contract with UMFK that’s set to boost employment.
By Christine Cummings on Sept. 21, 2016, at 12:42 p.m.
The Maine Grocers & Food Producers Association will host Maine’s Third Annual Best Bagger Championship to honor our state’s “best” grocery checkout bagger. Bagging is a critically important step for many grocery stores as it is the last impression of the store’s attention to detail, emphasizes the employee and store’s …
By Christine Cummings on Sept. 21, 2016, at 12:40 p.m.
Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2016 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Location: Hilton Garden Inn Freeport, 5 Park Street, Freeport, Maine For more information: 207-622-4461; mgfpasummit2016.eventbrite.com Providing key education, camaraderie, and professional development to members. The Maine Food Means Business Summit brings together Maine’s food producers, grocers, service providers and food industry …
By Abigail Curtis on Sept. 21, 2016, at 12:05 p.m.
“People are getting the hang of the local food movement now,” soap-maker Michelle Byram said. “But they don’t realize that your skin is our biggest organ.”
By Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier on Sept. 20, 2016, at 9:19 p.m.
The voluntary recall is for the Kellogg’s Eggo Nutri-Grain whole wheat waffles.
By Christopher Cousins on Sept. 20, 2016, at 3:57 p.m.
LePage has signed on to a legal complaint by 21 states against new overtime rules proposed by the U.S. Department of Labor.
By Beth Brogan on Sept. 20, 2016, at 2:02 p.m.
A Brunswick orthopedic surgeon has been placed on indefinite probation by state regulators after they learned that the now-closed Parkview Adventist Medical Center had suspended his privileges based on substandard or inadequate care.
By Nick Sambides Jr. on Sept. 20, 2016, at 1:23 p.m.
One problem — it’s a dump.
on Sept. 20, 2016, at 11:04 a.m.
BANGOR, Maine — Emera Maine and Opus One Solutions has announced an innovative project that will provide clean, onsite generation for Emera Maine’s Hampden Operations Center. The Hampden Microgrid will include solar generation, a Tesla battery storage system, a level 2 electric vehicle charging station, and an advanced microgrid controller. …
By Kathleen Pierce on Sept. 20, 2016, at 10:51 a.m.
“This is risky and different,” said Amy Alward, owner of Love Kupcakes Inc., who will open her new establishment serving breakfast, lunch and dinner, with the goal of paying full-time employees $15 per hour.
By Patty Wight, MPBN on Sept. 20, 2016, at 7:45 a.m.
The fate of Fairchild’s South Portland facility is unclear.
By Emily Burnham on Sept. 20, 2016, at 6:23 a.m.
“People always told me, ‘You should open a restaurant!’ But it’s so scary to do that. You never know if it’ll actually work,” said Elisabeth Dean. “It’s been a long time coming.”
Husson University’s WHSN 89.3 FM Nominated for the National Association of Broadcaster’s Noncommercial Station of the Year Award
By Eric B. Gordon on Sept. 19, 2016, at 6:16 p.m.
BANGOR, MAINE – September 19, 2016 – The New England School of Communications at Husson University proudly announced today that WHSN 89.3 FM is one of five stations nominated to receive a Marconi Award as the Noncommercial Station of the Year from the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB). The winner …
By Jackie Farwell on Sept. 19, 2016, at 4 p.m.
Critics of the policies say they amount to little choice at all and infringe on employees’ personal freedom.
By Broadreach Public Relations on Sept. 19, 2016, at 3:37 p.m.
BOSTON, Mass., MANCHESTER and PORTSMOUTH, N.H., and PORTLAND, Maine – On the heels of several successful mergers and expansions, Baker Newman Noyes (BNN) is pleased to be named among the nation’s top 100 U.S. accounting firms by INSIDE Public Accounting for 2016. Ranking at 94, this is the first year …
By Darren Fishell on Sept. 19, 2016, at 2 p.m.
Maine relies more on the logging industry for jobs than any other place in the country.
By Maine Trailer on Sept. 19, 2016, at 10:40 a.m.
HAMPDEN — Maine Trailer Inc. announced that it recently hired Annette McKenney as accounting manager and Joy Sinclair as marketing and customer relations director. McKenney previously served as billing supervisor at Gaftek and staff accountant at RH Foster Energy. She is a graduate of Husson University. Sinclair was previously an …
By Broadreach Public Relations on Sept. 19, 2016, at 10:29 a.m.
Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2016 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Location: Augusta Civic Center, 76 Community Drive, Augusta, Maine For more information: 207-761-8379 ext. 327; mainebiz.biz/section/&template=moco PORTLAND | Mainebiz has announced the 2016 Momentum Convention’s roster of workshops that will explore and expand upon this year’s theme, Navigating Maine’s Future.Story …
By Russ Van Arsdale, executive director Northeast CONTACT on Sept. 19, 2016, at 9:55 a.m.
Customers at some Maine banks and credit unions have been receiving fraudulent text messages. The messages are from scammers falsely claiming that there’s a problem with the customer’s account or debit card.