Freeport’s Oyster Harbors Marine, Tiara Yachts mark long partnership

FREEPORT Oyster Harbors Marine, with locations Freeport, Maine, and in Osterville and Falmouth on Cape Cod and in Essex, Connecticut, is celebrating 20 years of partnering with Tiara Yachts. More...

Management staff grows at Gelato Fiasco

New members will support national grocery growth

BRUNSWICK Gelato Fiasco recently announced the hiring of four new members of the management team at its Flavor Foundry and main office in Brunswick. These are in addition to the new hires announced in January. More...

Midcoast Conservancy hosting fat bike day

EDGECOMB Give your skis and snowshoes a rest and take to the trails on a fat tire bike at Midcoast Conservancy’s Hidden Valley Nature Center in Jefferson on Sunday, Feb. 25, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. More...

Wright-Pierce announces promotion of Hallowell

TOPSHAM — Wright-Pierce recently announced the promotion of Steven Hallowell to vice president.  A professional engineer with more than 30 years, Hallowell has served as senior project manager and lead project engineer on many public water More...

Brunswick salon adds Decker, Connor to staff

BRUNSWICK — At Last … Salon & Day Spa, located at 185 Park Row in Brunswick, would like to welcome Morgan Decker, formally from Betsy’s Salon and Spa, and Kate Connor, from Coastal Plastic Surgery, as part of their team.  More...

Colombo joins team at Bar Harbor Bank & Trust

BAR HARBOR — Marion Colombo recently joined Bar Harbor Bank & Trust as executive vice president of retail delivery.  More...

News from Southern Midcoast Maine Chamber

Chamber kicks off new women’s group

On Valentine’s Day morning, the Robinson Room at the Brunswick Hotel & Tavern was abuzz with nearly 60 excited chamber members and other regional professionals on hand to celebrate the kickoff of the new chamber women’s group. More...

Corporate tax bounty: Plenty for workers, more for investors

NEW YORK   It’s just what the GOP said we’d hear from a CEO after being handed a big tax break.  But when Charles Scharf announced plans last month to spend his company’s tax savings on higher wages and technology, investo More...

MONEY FOR MORSE

THE EXXON MOBIL EDUCATIONAL ALLIANCE program recently awarded Morse High School in Bath with $500 to further educate students in math and science. Local store Mr. More...

Meet Al Andrews

Driver reflects on a half-century at Freeport outdoor retailer L.L. Bean

FREEPORT After five continuous decades with one of the Midcoast’s largest employers, Al Andrews, 67, of Durham, is ready to call it a day. More...

Al Andrews of Durham, in his own words

FREEPORT   Truck driver Al Andrews recently spoke with The Times Record about the changes he’s seen since he started at L.L. Bean a little more than 50 years ago. Here’s what he had to say.  More...

News from Southern Midcoast Maine Chamber

Events to help you get connected

In meeting with several new or potential members over the past few weeks, I’ve noticed several questions continue to come up in my conversations. Most prevalently, people are asking me how can they get connected with other business people. More...

Mattel doubles down on Uno with new card game called Dos

NEW YORK   What’s next for Uno? Dos, of course.  Mattel is launching the new card game Dos next month in hopes of giving its nearly 50-year-old Uno brand a second life. More...

Building getting new name

CHICAGO Chicago’s 100-story John Hancock Center along Michigan Avenue is getting a new name. More...

Thos. Moser earns 3 Good Design awards

Store located in Freeport; one of six retail showrooms

AUBURN   Thos. Moser, handmade American furniture, recently announced that its Atlantic Chair, Hancock Table and Foreside Bed have won 2017 Good Design awards.  More...

Mid Coast Medical Group welcomes fourth doctor

BRUNSWICK   Mid Coast Medical Group–Neurology and Mid Coast Hospital recently announced the addition of Christian Dinsmore, M.D., to the active medical staff.  He joins Kathryn Seasholtz, D.O., William Stamey, M.D., and John Taylor, D More...

Sam’s Brunswick location earns recognition from food pantry

BRUNSWICK   Representatives from St. Mary’s Food Pantry recently presented an award to Sam’s Italian Sandwich Shoppe at Cook’s Corner in Brunswick for their outstanding effort in raising money to end hunger in Maine.  More...

News from Southern Midcoast Maine Chamber

What I learned on the mountain in Maine

Sometimes we get so caught up in focusing on the projects we are involved with, that we don’t take the time to step back and see what else is going on in the world.  Last Thursday, I got a chance to step away and leave my projects behind f More...

Brunswick-based technical school plans expansion

BRUNSWICK — The Maine Energy Marketers Association’s Technical Education Center is planning a $250,000 training center expansion which will double its student capacity and help meet a growing need in Maine for professional heating, ventil More...

MOFGA prepares for executive director search

UNITY — Ted Quaday, executive director of the Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association, has announced that he intends to retire on Aug. 31.  More...