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Ask not how can we regulate Airbnb, ask what Airbnb can give to the State of Maine

January 21, 2017

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I am a small business owner in Maine and I would like to see opportunity created from disruption. We are a creative state with very smart people. Don’t let the Airbnb controversy lead to angry residents and tourism businesses losing money.

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Women-Led Business Group Welcomes New Members, Provides Support for Growth

January 20, 2017

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Owing to a successful first year, the Maine Chapter of the Women Presidents’ Organization (WPO), an international peer advisory group for million-dollar-plus companies owned and led by women, is looking to expand. A reception for prospective members will be held on January 24 at 5:30 pm at Verrill Dana, One …

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Time magazine and ALLY Financial honor Bangor dealer John J. Quirk

January 20, 2017

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NEW YORK — The nomination of John J. Quirk, president and CEO of Quirk Subaru of Bangor in Bangor, Maine, for the 2017 TIME Dealer of the Year award was announced in October by TIME. Quirk is one of a select group of 49 dealer nominees from across the country who …

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2017 New England Craft Brew Summit

January 20, 2017

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Friday, March 31, 2017 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Location: University of Southern Maine, Abromson Center, Portland, Maine For more information: 2032580325; nebrewsummit.com Following up on its 2016 success, the Maine Brewers’ Guild will host the second annual New England Craft Brew Summit on March 31, 2017, at the University …

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2017 New England Craft Brew Summit

January 20, 2017

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Friday, March 31, 2017 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Location: University of Southern Maine, Abromson Center, Portland, Maine For more information: 2032580325; nebrewsummit.com Following up on its 2016 success, the Maine Brewers’ Guild will host the second annual New England Craft Brew Summit on March 31, 2017, at the University …

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Lobster blood could be the next best thing to help treat warts, shingles

January 20, 2017

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Lobster industry researchers in Maine say they’ve determined that uncooked lobster hemolymph, or blood, has medicinal properties that can be used to treat viruses that cause warts and shingles.

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Maine Governor’s Environmental Excellence Award Presented to Sentry EHS

January 20, 2017

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Sentry EHS, a technology solution created by St.Germain Collins, was one of only three businesses in Maine to be presented the 2016 Governor’s Award for Environmental Excellence. The award—announced by Governor Paul R. LePage and the Maine Department of Environmental Protection (MEDEP) in December, 2016—was presented at St.Germain Collins’ office …

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Maine jury awards $47K to former nursing student hurt in Lewiston crash

January 19, 2017

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AUBURN, Maine, Jan. 19, 2017 – A jury today awarded $47,800 in damages to a Topsham, Maine, woman who was forced to give up her dream of becoming a nurse after she was seriously injured in a car crash. The jury verdict in favor of 29-year-old Kendra Gagne concluded a …

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Fed ruling: Imports are hurting Auburn Manufacturing Inc.

January 19, 2017

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The president and CEO of Auburn Manufacturing Inc. has scored a preliminary victory in arguing that unfairly cheap imports have hurt business at her company.

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Maine lawmakers speed effort to put hold on marijuana sales

January 19, 2017

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Enactment votes on a bill that would delay portions of Maine’s new recreational marijuana law could come early next week after a unanimous committee vote in favor of the bill Thursday.

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