Water taxi operator making waves

Bergman questions rules governing freight service to Casco Bay islands

BRUNSWICK Greg Bergman, operator of Atlantic Water Taxi, is on a one-man mission to challenge what he calls a monopoly on freight service to the six most populated Casco Bay islands held by Casco Bay Lines. More...

News from Southern Midcoast Maine Chamber

Embracing the positive happenings in our lives

I am so proud to live in this community. More...

AMC, Bowdoin College’s Vail honored by CEI Capital

GREENVILLE — The Appalachian Mountain Club and economist Dr. David Vail were recently honored by CEI Capital Management for their commitments to the economic and environmental sustainability of rural communities. More...

Free money management class starts Sept. 11 in Brunswick

BRUNSWICK — Starting Monday,  Sept. More...

Androscoggin Bank reveals foundation grant awards

LEWISTON — Androscoggin Bank’s MainStreet Foundation board of directors recently announced the recipients of its quarterly impact grants for the second quarter of 2017.  A total of $10,600 was awarded to the following three nonprofit More...

Phippsburg Barn Shop holding grandmom contest

PHIPPSBURG — Anna B.’s Barn Shop on Route 209 in Phippsburg recently opened its doors offering antiques and artcrafts which reflect the life of a hardworking farm woman, Anna Barbara, the grandmother of the owner.  More...

Coffee By Design seeks fund entries

PORTLAND — Coffee By Design, which has been awarding art grants to projects in Maine for 20 years, is still accepting applications for its annual Rebel Blend Fund Grant.   Submissions are due by midnight on Sept. 15. More...

SaviLinx ranks 28th on Inc. 5000 list of America’s fastest growing companies

BRUNSWICK Brunswick-based SaviLinx, LLC, a contact center specializing in business process outsourcing and technical support services, has been named to the Inc. 5000 list of America’s fastest growing companies. More...

Family tradition continues with Lisbon ice cream shop

LISBON The town of Lisbon held a ribboncutting ceremony last month for a new ice cream business. More...

News from Southern Midcoast Maine Chamber

A couple of weeks ago, I had the pleasure of attending an entrepreneur’s panel hosted by the Midcoast Edge. More...

High-tech plants offer jobs even as the laid-off struggle

NORWOOD, Ohio Herbie Mays is 3M proud, and it shows — in the 3M shirt he wears; in the 3M ring he earned after three decades at the company’s plant in suburban Cincinnati; in the way he shows off a card from a 3M supervisor, praising May More...

Gelato Fiasco featured in O, The Oprah Magazine

BRUNSWICK   O, The Oprah Magazine included Brunswick-based Gelato Fiasco in its August issue as part of “The O List,” a monthly feature of editors’ recommendations.  More...

Greg Boyd elected to Maine MEP board

AUGUSTA — Greg Boyd was recently elected to the Maine Manufacturing Extension Partnership (Maine MEP) board of directors.  More...

Showalter returns to FHC as director

BOWDOIN — FHC, Inc., a global manufacturer of products for the neuroscience industry, recently announced the return of Catherine Showalter to the organization in the role of director of manufacturing.  Showalter is responsible for oversee More...

Northeast Bancorp joins Russell 3000 Index

LEWISTON — Northeast Bancorp, a Maine-based full-service financial services company and parent of Northeast Bank, recently announced it has been added to the broad-market Russell 3000 Index as a result of the Russell U.S. More...

Linehan earns credit union’s Rockstar Award

LISBON   Nancy Linehan, a teller at Lisbon Community Federal Credit Union, has been named the third quarter Rockstar Award winner.  Linehan, who works in the Lewiston branch office, was rewarded with a trophy, $50 and a paid day off.  More...

Brunswick resident honored

PORTLAND   New England Rehabilitation Hospital recently presented several awards at its annual Employee Appreciation celebrations. Among those honored was Nurse Manager Nancy Lizotte of Brunswick.  More...

Turtle Rock Farm

Brunswick craft cannery fills niche market

BRUNSWICK Jenn Legnini, chef and owner of Turtle Rock Farm craft cannery in Brunswick, was raised on a Pennsylvania farm, where her Southern grandmother and Italian grandfather would hang handmade pasta on the backyard clothesline to dry. More...

News from Southern Midcoast Maine Chamber

Those things I meant to do ... and still have time this summer

A common joke I have with my out-of-state relatives and friends, particularly those who reside in warmer climates, is “if living in Maine were easy, everybody would do it.” And it’s true, four-season living isn’t easy. More...

San Francisco street sells for $90,000; neighbors aren’t happy

SAN FRANCISCO These days, the price of a San Francisco home can easily top a million dollars. But one savvy investor has bought up a whole street in the city’s most exclusive neighborhood for a mere $90,000. More...