Mainebiz, a statewide bi-weekly business news and entrepreneurship publication, beginning in 1994 as Biz, and continuing as Mainebiz starting in 1998.
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Submissions from 2017

BerryDunn Eyes Further Expansion, $80M in Revenue by 2021, Renee Cordes

Business Leaders of the Year, Small Company. Wicked Success: Bob and Carmen Garver Have Built Their Organic Coffee Business into a Commercial Hit While Staying Loyal to Local Customers and Fairtrade Principles, Renee Cordes

Cruising into Maine: More Passenger Ships Expected in 2017 as Season Gets Longer on Both Ends, Renee Cordes

Cybersecurity Scams Continue to Snag Businesses, Renee Cordes

Focus. Banking/Finance. Maine Banks Ride Merger Wave: Two of Maine's Largest Banks are Expanding by Acquisition, Renee Cordes

Focus. Biddeford's Next Step: Newcomers Finding Affordable Housing and Commercial Space, Renee Cordes

Focus. Wealth Management/Retirement. Tax Headache or Good Deed? New 3% Surcharge Raises Fear of Exodus Out-of-State, Renee Cordes

Former Con Artist Offers Business Tips to Avoid Scams, Renee Cordes

Inside the Notebook. From Belgium to Biddeford, Renee Cordes

King Concerned About Natural-gas Dependence, U.S. Power Grid Security, Renee Cordes

On the record [with] Giovanni Twigge, Renee Cordes

On the Record [with] Jen Fullmer, Renee Cordes

On the Record [with] John Murphy, Renee Cordes

PMA Attendance Up as ’Reimagining’ Bears Fruit, Renee Cordes

Port Officials, Portland Residents Clash Over Proposed Cold Storage Facility, Renee Cordes

Putting the ‘Hire’ in Higher Education: UMaine Farmington Puts Emphasis on Workforce Training, Renee Cordes

Report: Nonprofits Mean $11B a Year to Maine Economy, Renee Cordes

Sew American: New Mainers Help Power American Roots, a Portland Textile Start-up, Renee Cordes

The Big Chill: Debate Over Portland Cold Storage Facility Heats Up, Renee Cordes

Wind Power’s Bumpy Ride: Onshore Development Slow but Steady as Offshore Plan Advances, Renee Cordes

Focus. Augusta/Waterville: In the Shadow of Augusta, Two Downtowns Flourish, Gardiner and Hallowell Taking Different Paths to Economic Development, Renee Corres

Ask ACE, Elizabeth Greason

Focus. Education/Training, Mainebiz Staff

Focus. Global Economy, Mainebiz Staff

Focus: Greater Portland, Mainebiz Staff

Focus. Lewison/Auburn, Mainebiz Staff

Focus. Technology, Mainebiz Staff

Focus. Wealth Management/Retirement, Mainebiz Staff

Focus. Western Maine, Mainebiz Staff

Infinity FCU Plans Portland Branch, and Other Credit Union News, Mainebiz Staff

Maine's 2016 Home Sales Hit 18-year High, Mainebiz Staff

Orono Brewing to Convert Vacant Site to Brewery and Co-working Space, Mainebiz Staff

‘Road Map’ for Strengthening State’s Forest Economy Sets Nine Priorities, Mainebiz Staff

Watervilles Iconic Hathaway Shirt Building Sold, Mainebiz Staff

Focus. Energy: Who Owns Maine’s Power Plants?, Mainebiz Staff Writers

Focus: Real Estate/Construction/Design, Mainebiz Staff Writers

Focus. Small Business, Mainebiz Staff Writers

How To: Make Manufacturing Cool Again, Nancy Marshall

Focus: Banking. Largest Maine-based Banks, Ranked by Total Assets as of Dec. 31, 2016, Heide Martin, compilier

Maine’s Largest SBA Loans, Ranked by Loan Amount, 2016, Heide Martin, compiler

The List. Maine's Highest-paid State Employees, Ranked by Total Annual Compensation, 2016, Heide Martin, compiler

The List. Maine's Largest Credit Unions, Ranked by Total Assets as of Dec. 31, 2016, Heide Martin, compilier

The List. Maine's Largest Export-Import Bank Deals, Ranked by Total Amount of Financing, 2012-2017, Heide Martin, compiler

Bob Evans Buys Pineland Farms Potato Co., James McCarthy

Business Leaders of the Year, Large Company. Thinking Strategically? Melissa Smith Helps Spur WEX Inc., to $1 Billion Milestone, James McCarthy

Finnish Aircraft Firm Lands Headquarters at Brunswick Landing, James McCarthy

Inside the Notebook. Can Maine Take Advantage of the New 'Age of Timber'?, James McCarthy

InterSpec Acquired by Salt Lake City Firm, James McCarthy

Libra Foundation Launches Investment in Maine’s Poorest County, James McCarthy

Nonprofit Acquires Millinocket Mill Site, James McCarthy

On the Record [with] Jessica Burton, James McCarthy

Politics & Co. Bill to Protect Monhegan Threatens Aqua Ventus Offshore Wind Project, James McCarthy

Politics & Co. Collins Seeks Answers on Impact of Automated Vehicles on Workforce, James McCarthy

Politics & Co. Commission Lays Out Proposals to Strengthen State’s Struggling Biomass Industry, James McCarthy

Politics & Co. House Bill Aims to Build on MTI's Successes, James McCarthy

Politics & Co. LePage’s Budget Proposal Cuts Funding for Three ‘Incubator’ Programs, James McCarthy

Politics & Co. Witnesses Raise Questions About FairPoint's $1.5 Billion Merger, James McCarthy

Portland Museum of Art Reopens After $2.7M Makeover, James McCarthy

Sappi to Invest $165M in Skowhegan Mill, James McCarthy

South Portland’s Grow -Tech Acquired by Dutch Company, James McCarthy

UMaine, Lanco Collaboration Accelerates L.L. Bean Tote Production, James McCarthy

Universal Sick Leave Bill Moves Forward, But Businesses Balk, James McCarthy

WEX Eyes Portland Waterfront for Its Global Headquarters, James McCarthy

The List. Largest Finance Authority of Maine Loans, Ranked by FAME Loan Amount, 2016, Stephanie R. Meager, compiler

The List. Maine’s Largest Power Plants, Ranked by Summer Generating Capacity in Megawatts, Stephanie R. Meager, compiler

Maine's Medical Marijuana Dispensaries, Ranked by No. of Registered Patients as of March 2017, Stephanie R. Meagher, compiler

Maine's National Institutes of Health Grant Recipients, Ranked by Total Funding, 2016, Stephanie R. Meagher, compiler

The List. Largest Maine-based Construction Companies, Ranked by 2016 Revenue, Stephanie R. Meagher, compiler

The List. Maine-based Public Companies, Ranked by Fiscal-Year Revenue, 2016, Stephanie R. Meagher, compiler

The List. Maine’s Largest Chambers of Commerce: Ranked by Membership as of January 2017, Stephanie R. Meagher, compiler

The List. Maine’s Largest Employee-owned Businesses, Ranked by Number of Maine Employees, Stephanie R. Meagher, compiler

The List. Maine's Largest Patent Holders, Ranked by Number of Utility Patents Granted to Companies with Maine-based Inventors for Years 2011-2015, Stephanie R. Meagher, compiler

The List. Maine's Largest Private Schools, Ranked by Total Spring Enrollment, 2017, Stephanie R. Meagher, compiler

The List. Maine's Top 15 Foundations, Ranked by Total Giving in Maine, Stephanie R. Meagher,

The List. Maine's Latest and Largest Green Buildings, Stephanie R. Meagher

The List. Maine's Largest Private Employers, Ranked by Average Monthly Employment Range, 2016, Stephanie R. Meagher. compiler

Maine's Largest Nursing and Assisted-living Homes, Ranked by Total Number of Nursing and Assisted-living Beds as of March 2017, Stephanie R. Meagher, compiler and Heide Martin, compiler

Quality Ratings for Maine's Hospitals: Maine Helath Management Coalition's GetBetterMaine Initiative Focuses on Quality of Care, Stephanie R. Meagher, compiler and Heide Martin, compiler

Women Taking the Lead: Nonprofits Get Ready for New Era with Leadership Changes, Marueen Milliken

Corporate Giving: Going Where the Need Is, Maureen Milliken

Everybody's Nervous: Companies Navigate Pitfalls of Workplace Marijuana Rules, Maureen Milliken

For Many, Drug Testing is Part of Everyday Work Life: Marijuana Legalization and Opiod Crisis Put Employers on High Alert, Maureen Milliken

On the Record [with] Michael Bourque, Maureen Milliken

How to: Develop a Workforce from an Early Age, Katy Nikietakis

Giving Guide [2017-2018] : Your Resource for Corporate Contributions, Laurie Schreiber,

Best Places to Work in ME: Annual Report, 2017, Laurie Schreiber

Building Work Relationships Through Team Challenges: Corporate Teams Blend Work and (Hopefully) Fun, Laurie Schreiber

Business That Measures Down to the Microgram Plans Major Expansion, Laurie Schreiber

Calling All Nurses: Colleges Respond to Maine's Growing Need for Nurses, Laurie Schreiber

Cloudy Days Ahead for Solar: Lack of Government Support May Chill Maine’s Solar Growth, Laurie Schreiber

Finding Younger Readers: Andrew Breece, 31-year-old Publisher of WoodenBoat, Seeks Millennial Readers, Laurie Schreiber

Focus. Banking/Finance: Balancing the Demand for Technology and Bricks and Mortar, Laurie Schreiber

Focus. Banking Finance. Branching Out: In Digital Age, Financial Institutions Still Value Bricks and Mortar, Laurie Schreiber

Industrial Space Crunch Moves North: L/A's Industrial Space is in Demand, Laurie Schreiber

Inside the Notebook. Inside the Real Estate Insider: It’s About the People, Laurie Schreiber

Job Training: Maine Community College System Syncs with Businesses to Get People Working, Laurie Schreiber

Panel: Gender Wage Gap Persists, Despite Progress, Laurie Schreiber

Portland Housing: Striking a Balance for All Incomes, Laurie Schreiber

Seafood Exporters Navigate Complex Logistics, Laurie Schreiber

Seaside Inns Find New Investors, Laurie Schreiber