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Bar Harbor Bank & Trust announces promotions

March 6, 2012

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Bar Harbor Bank & Trust recently announced that Marcia Bender had been promoted to vice president-senior operations officer, Ginny MacLeod had been promoted to customer service manager in the Southwest Harbor office and Terry Tracy had been p…

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Bain, of Mitt Romney fame, had Hinckley connection

February 29, 2012

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Bain Capital has been much in the news lately, as the investment firm led by Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney. Local residents may recall that the founder of the firm, William Bain, was once an owner and a director of The Hinckle…

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Jackson Laboratory announces new rare and orphan disease center

February 23, 2012

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Feb. 29 was international Rare Disease Day, and The Jackson Laboratory announced is has a new rare and orphan disease center to address conditions that, while individually rare, collectively affect about one in 10 Americans, according to the …

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Nominations for Business Excellence award sought

February 7, 2012

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The state Department of Economic and Community Development is now accepting nominations for the 2012 Governor’s Award for Business Excellence. DECD administers the awards and works with a selection committee comprised of former award winners …

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LePage: New Hinckley boat a great day for Maine

February 3, 2012

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Several dozen Hinckley Company employees joined Gov. Paul LePage on Feb. 1 for the launch of Courtship, the first boat in the company’s new Talaria 48 jetboat line. This was the second time the governor has visited the company in recent mon…

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SW Boatworks unmolds new Young Bros. hull

January 26, 2012

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It’s been 12 years since Young Brothers produced its last boat. In the winter of 2009, Capt. Stewart Workman decided to keep the famed Corea-based boatbuilding company’s legacy going, purchasing Young Brothers’ inventory of molds and re…

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Welles certified as Maine real estate broker

January 23, 2012

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On Jan. 18, Anne L. Welles received her official designation as a Maine real estate broker. Welles has been selling local real estate for the past 10 years as an associate broker. She retired in 2011 after 37 years teaching at Pemetic Element…

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Tips to winterize your wireless phone

January 20, 2012

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The holidays, hot chocolate and spending time with family and friends are just a few of the things people like about winter. But as the temperatures drop, cellphone users should be aware that significant temperature changes, along with snowy …

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Social networking goes live with Women in Business

January 19, 2012

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In this age of networking via the Internet, businesspeople in Southwest Harbor and Tremont said that a new, live social and professional networking group is just as useful – and more fun. Colleen Maynard and Florence Dunbar founded Women in…

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Old Swans Island sardine carrier turned to new use

January 8, 2012

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A former sardine carrier that was built in the mid-1950s on Swans Island is under restoration in Rockland. Jamie Steeves has made a mission of finding and restoring damaged old wood-hulled commercial fishing boats and returning them to use on…

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