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Midcoast students participate in Career Development Conference

WATERVILLE   Duke Reddoch graduated from Morse High School in 2017.  He says, “I remember the first time I was in juvenile court ... my criminal record filled four folders to the brim. More...

Midcoast Federal CU hires Kelly Jacobson

BRUNSWICK — Midcoast Federal Credit Union recently welcomed Kelly Jacobson as a retail services supervisor (assistant branch manager) at its Brunswick branch.  More...

Bangor Savings adds $1M to foundation endowment

BANGOR — Bangor Savings Bank recently added $1 million to the endowment of its charitable arm, the Bangor Savings Bank Foundation, according to bank President and CEO Bob Montgomery Rice.  More...

Gelato Fiasco adds more grocery locations in N.E.

BRUNSWICK — Customers at several of New England’s largest grocery retailers can now find Maine-made gelato just in time for summer.  More...

Mullin, Mason join staff at Mid Coast

On surgical care team

BRUNSWICK   Brady Mullin, M.D., and Michael Mason, M.D., have joined Mid Coast Medical Group–Surgical Care and the active medical staff of Mid Coast Hospital.  The five-person team offers general surgical services for both scheduled a More...

Bath Housing obtains new board members

BATH   Bath Housing recently announced that Stephen Schuchert and Julie Shea have joined the development corporation’s board of directors.  The Bath City Council has also appointed Judy Martin, Karen Ray and Barbara Gaul as Bath Housi More...

News from Southern Midcoast Maine Chamber

Get a new career April 24; meet a workforce champion

We have received a wonderful response from community members about sharing the stories of our annual award winners and we want to get back to sharing those in this week’s column. More...

IMF: Outlook is bright for U.S., global economies

WASHINGTON   The International Monetary Fund has upgraded its economic outlook for the United States in 2018 and foresees a strong year for the global economy as well. More...

Flux Restaurant and Bar

Brothers team up to create new spot

LISBON The vision of two brothers is set to come to life in Lisbon. Jason and Tyson LaVerdiere will be opening the doors of Flux Restaurant and Bar on Thursday, April 12. In January, the brothers purchased the location at 12 Main St. More...

Brunswick photographer captures several awards

BRUNSWICK — Jeffrey Morris, a certified professional photographer with Pierce Studio in Brunswick, recently won numerous print awards at the Maine Professional Photographers Association convention held in Portland.  More...

PDT reveals hiring; works on Brunswick project

PORTLAND — PDT Architects recently hired Robin Tannenbaum, a specialist in energy-efficient design, as a project manager.  At PDT, Tannenbaum is currently working on the new elementary school in Brunswick that will replace the former Jorda More...

Senior Health Center’s Dietz completes course

BRUNSWICK — The Maine Health Care Association recently announced that Shannon Dietz of Mid Coast Senior Health Center has graduated from the association’s 2018 Nurse Leadership Institute.  More...

News from Southern Midcoast Maine Chamber

Spring into April and May with several chamber events

We are taking a break from our business profiles of our annual award winners for this week’s column, because we have too much news, events and activities we need to share. More...

SMCC offers nearly 250 courses over summer

Classes begin on May 29

SOUTH PORTLAND   Southern Maine Community College is offering nearly 250 courses and workshops over the summer months for people working toward a degree, seeking to expand their professional skills or beginning new careers.  More...

Bangor Savings sets $15 starting wage

BANGOR   Bangor Savings Bank, which has a branch location in Brunswick, has raised the minimum rate it pays employees in all positions to $15 per hour, effective Feb. 25.  More...

Merger transaction approved

BANGOR — Bangor Bancorp, parent company of Bangor Savings Bank, and Colebrook, New Hampshire-based First Colebrook Bancorp, Inc., parent company of Granite Bank, jointly announced that First Colebrook stockholders have approved the merger trans More...

Dyer named as Norway Savings’ Freeport manager

NORWAY — Norway Savings Bank recently announced that Amanda Dyer has been promoted to branch manager of the Freeport office.  Dyer joined Norway Savings Bank in 2011 as a financial solutions specialist at the Yarmouth office before working More...

Cycling group reveals annual award winners

PORTLAND — The Bicycle Coalition of Maine recently announced the winners of its 2018 annual awards, honoring nine Maine individuals and organizations for their commitment to making the state a better place for cyclists and pedestrians in 2017.& More...

Breathing new life into Northeast Kingdom downtown areas

ST. JOHNSBURY, Vt. Downtowns across the Northeast Kingdom are hurting from some of the same forces impacting rural America everywhere, but there are myriad efforts afoot to bolster and position many of them for better days ahead. More...

Wolanski, Raye, Smith named to Maine MEP board

AUGUSTA   John Wolanski, Kevin Raye and Harvey Smith were recently appointed to the Maine Manufacturing Extension Partnership board of directors.   More...