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  • Published
    December 31, 2011

    Maine gets string of good economic news

    In the last five days, L.L. Bean announced it will add 125 jobs. American Bureau of Shipping said it will add 16 jobs. And a northern Maine company landed a major Chinese contract.

  • Published
    December 27, 2011

    Taking PATHS to employable future

    Portland Arts & Technology High School’s expanded focus on both career and college-oriented training is seen as an advantage for job-hunting graduates.

  • Published
    December 16, 2011

    Forbes: ‘Gov. LePage Stretches Truth’

    Gov. Paul LePage said Forbes Magazine told him that welfare and energy costs led to Maine’s rankings as Forbes’ least business-friendly state. Forbes said that’s untrue.

  • Published
    November 24, 2011

    Nurse finds vital uses for medical cast-offs

    Some people re-use. Many people recycle. But few do as much as Elizabeth McLellan. McLellan, a nurse at Maine Medical Center, is the founder of Partners for World Health, a nonprofit organization based in Scarborough. Because of strict government regulations, hospitals and nursing homes throughout Maine must dispose of perfectly usable soap, syringes, surgical tools, […]

  • Published
    November 24, 2011
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    Helping immigrants feel at home in Maine

    Many residents first heard of Hamza Haadoow during this year’s Portland mayoral race. But he’s been a public servant — in the literal sense — for much longer. Since moving to Portland in 2000, Haadoow has helped members of Portland’s large immigrant community assimilate into the city. Haadoow, who has an accounting degree, teaches basic […]

  • Published
    November 16, 2011

    Mayoral Race 2011: Can’t be mayor? Time to write a cookbook

    PORTLAND — What do you do after you lose an election? Candidate Peter Bryant, whose platform was built on bringing back heavy-item trash pickup, is going to write a cookbook featuring soups for senior citizens. After all, what else would you do? Bryant, without question the most colorful of the 15 candidates, said he also […]

  • Published
    November 11, 2011

    Brennan’s priorities: jobs, education

    When it comes to local business, the Democrat says he’ll rely on the city’s new economic development plan.

  • Published
    November 10, 2011

    Portland mayoral countends with Brennan on top

    The former state senator gets 56 percent of the ranked-choice vote and will be inaugurated Dec. 5.

  • Published
    November 9, 2011

    Michael Brennan is elected Portland’s new mayor

    8:36 p.m. PORTLAND — Former state Sen. Michael Brennan is Portland’s new mayor. He got 8,971 votes in 13 rounds of ranked-choice voting, announced at 8 tonight. “My hope is we’ll look back in four years and say, ‘Not only did we elect the right person, but having a mayor made a difference for the […]

  • Published
    November 9, 2011

    Election: After 1 round, Brennan has sizable lead

    Both Ethan Strimling and Nicholas Mavodones say they’re ‘within striking distance’ as votes are redistributed today.

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