POC Collision Inc. recently announced it has acquired Sebago Lake Collision from Windham’s pre-owned automotive dealership, Sebago Lake Automotive.
POC will retain Sebago Lake Collision’s staff.

Jared and Kelly Laflin, principals of Laflin Properties LLC, announced the acquisition of The BeachFire Bar & Grill located at 658 Main St., Ogunquit.
The couple purchased the restaurant from Bill Doherty last month. Jared Laflin has been acting general manager of the Route 1 restaurant since March 2015.
The restaurant retained many of the existing staff members.

Lipman & Katz announced it will move its law firm to 5 Community Drive in Augusta.
The firm will officially open at its new location on Jan. 15, 2016.

Rock Lobster Gourmet Popcorn Co. recently opened at 481 Main St. Unit 2 in Springvale Village. In addition to gourmet popcorn, Rock Lobster also sells Haven’s Chocolate’s, Stonewall Kitchen, Hot Sauces made in Maine and bin candy by the pound.

Bill Clifford

Bill’s Original Kitchen is now open in Kittery Foreside at 1 Government St. in Kittery.
Operated by chef and owner Bill Clifford, the 16-seat restaurant features a menu of small plates, a hand-selected wine list and local beer.
Clifford has more than 20 years of food and wine experience.


Earle W. Noyes & Sons Moving Specialists in Portland received the 2015 United Van Lines President’s Quality Award.
The company is a two-time winner of the award, receiving the first in 2009. It was recognized for its quality service as measured by data generated through a survey completed by customers after the move.

Fringe Hair Art in Kennebunkport was recognized by Elle Magazine as one of the top 100 salons in America.
This is the fifth consecutive year that the salon has received the national magazine’s top 100 distinction.

Spurwink, a nonprofit in Portland that provides behavioral health and educational services for children, adults and families throughout Maine, announces that its Portland Help Center is a winner of the Maine Psychological Association 2015 Psychologically Healthy Workplace Award.
For 25 years, the clinic has been providing integrated community-based outpatient psychiatric treatment, assertive community treatment and clinical community support to adults with serious mental illness and chemical dependencies.