Tuesday, May 21, 2013
Twin Rivers, which has facilities in Madawaska and New Brunswick, produces specialty papers and lumber.
The owners of Kate's Homemade Butter fail to attend a key meeting.
Jobs of the future will require science, tech, education, math and communication skills.
A new $150 million database failed to bill patients for some services, which has helped lead to a hiring freeze and cuts.
The winning companies come from all over the state. In Maine, about 80 percent of businesses are family owned.
A major joint replacement, for example, costs $55,425 at Aroostook Medical Center, but only $5,000 at Northern Maine Medical Center.
Leaders differ on whether to tie the measure to expansion of Maine's Medicaid program.
The community-development finance institution would move onto the property that currently houses the Brunswick town office and police station.
The hospital also freezes some travel, cuts its catering costs and reduces overtime to offset a $13.4 million operating loss through the first six months of its fiscal year.
Hospitals across Maine are struggling with a downturn in elective procedures, bad debts and automatic federal spending cuts that reduced Medicare reimbursements.