January 4, 2012 RSS feed / Business

L.L. Bean boot gets a kick from retro trend

Outdoors retailer adding 125 jobs to keep up with demand

BRUNSWICK A nearly century-old hunting boot is catching on with a younger generation that sees the utilitarian footwear as hip. More...

SBA is seeking award nominations

WASHINGTON — The U.S. More...

Homebuyer course slated in Topsham

TOPSHAM — Coastal Enterprises, Inc., a nonprofit community development organization, with the support of Maine State Housing Authority, will offer the firsttime homebuyer seminar on Tuesdays and Thursdays, Jan. More...

SBA official retires; recognized for service

AUGUSTA — The U.S. Small Business Administration recently recognized Herbert Thomas of Northeast Harbor for his 24 years of service to the SBA. More...

Miles recognized for patient safety

WASHINGTON — Miles Memorial Hospital in Damariscotta was recently named one of three top rural hospitals in the United States for patient safety by the Leapfrog Group. More...

The Brewing of Baxter

Beer crafted in Lewiston consuming plenty of attention

JON GREEN, originally from Brunswick, shepherds unfilled beer cans to the canning line at the Baxter Brewery in Lewiston. More...

Parkview earns accreditation

BRUNSWICK — Parkview Adventist Medical Center has again been awarded a threeyear term of accreditation in ultrasound as the result of a review by the American College of Radiology (ACR). More...

Long Branch School & General Store

A place of traditional skills and innovation to enrich and endure

BOWDOINHAM The Long Branch School of Maine and General Store is a relatively new business venture in Bowdoinham. More...

NEWS FROM THE CHAMBER

PRESIDENT’S MESSAGE: During August 1990, I learned how to play the game of chess. I was a terrible player when I first started. To make it worse, most of the guys that I played against had years of chess experience under their belts. More...

Maine Eastern Railroad appears in Kiwanis article

Story spotlights Jingle Bell EXPRESS out of Rockland

ROCKLAND — The current issue of Kiwanis Magazine features a story about the Jingle Bell EXPRESS, a fundraiser and community builder for the Kiwanis Club of Rockland, in which Maine Eastern Railroad is highlighted as the host train. More...

Mussomeli joins physical therapy staff in Topsham

TOPSHAM — Maine Feldenkrais and Physical Therapy recently welcomed the newest member of the practice, Ivy Mussomeli, D.P.T. More...

Alcohol seller, server training scheduled

BATH — A course on alcohol seller/server training for clerks, servers, managers and owners of establishments with alcohol licenses will take place on Jan. 31, from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., at 34 Wing Farm Parkway, Bath. Registration is required. More...

Barrington offers hairstyling in Topsham

TOPSHAM — Cindy Barrington has joined Bubb’s Hairstyling as an independent stylist. Barrington offers haircuts, hairstyling, perming, coloring and waxing among other services. More...

Restaurant in Lisbon hosting blood drive

LISBON — The Dunkin’ Donuts restaurant located at 583 Lisbon St. is hosting an American Red Cross blood drive to help increase the blood supply and raise awareness about the need for blood. More...

Dream Local reveals purchase

THOMASTON — Dream Local Digital, a Maine-based digital marketing agency, recently announced the acquisition of Mindboom Media and Mobile Marketing of Maine, two Bangor-based companies serving businesses with social media, lead generation, and l More...

Business briefs

Brunswick doctor elected chairman BRUNSWICK — In November, Dr. Thomas Augat, a Brunswick chiropractic physician, was elected chairman of the Council on Chiropractic Guidelines and Practice Parameters. More...

NEWS FROM THE CHAMBER

PRESIDENT’S MESSAGE: On weekdays, I usually follow the philosophy laid out by Ben Franklin in his quote, “early to bed, early to rise.” However, I broke my own rule of being in bed by 9 p.m. More...

Business briefs

Academy looking for young executives TOPSHAM — The Young Entrepreneurs Academy, or YEA!, is an innovative program that guides students through the process of starting their own real business. More...

L.L. Bean fly-fishing instructor earns award

FREEPORT — L.L. Bean fly-fishing instructor Macauley “Mac” Lord has received one of the highest distinctions in the fly-casting world, the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Federation of Fly Fishers. More...

Business briefs

Villani promoted head of Coldwell in N.E. PARSIPPANY, N.J. More...