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The hospitality industry rolls out new plan to attract employees ‘Its scope is massive … you can’t do it all at once. It’s a five-year …

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It wasn’t invented here, but the lobster roll could become Maine’s ‘state sandwich’

by  Lori Valigra, Bangor Daily News Mainers defended their claim that the whoopie pie was invented here and not in Pennsylvania when it was named the state “treat” in  a 2011 …

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Reshuffling the deck: The hospitality industry rolls out new plan to attract employees

Credit: Hospitality Maine Reshuffling the deck: The hospitality industry rolls out new plan to attract employees ‘Its scope is massive … you can’t do it …

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It wasn’t invented here, but the lobster roll could become Maine’s ‘state sandwich’

Customers wear pandemic masks while waiting to order at Red’s Eats, a popular lobster roll stand, Wednesday, July 22, 2020, in Wiscasset. Credit: Robert F. Bukaty / …

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Maine Maritime’s Center for Professional Mariner Development Grows to Meet Industry Demands

Maine Maritime Academy’s Center for Professional Mariner Development (CPMD) continues to expand rapidly and flex to meet the training requirements of mariners and the maritime …

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UMA and Northeast Historic Film to hold screening highlighting Maine’s Mid-Century Moment

by BDN Community The University of Maine at Augusta in partnership with Northeast Historic Film will hold a screening of films at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, July 14 …

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16 Tips for a Successful Lunch Meeting

by Joshua Sophy As more and more business meetings move out of conference rooms and to more casual settings like lunch meetings, there are a few …

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Top Social-Media Marketing Essentials for Small Businesses

Here’s how to establish growth-maximizing social-media plans for small companies. by Adrian Nita Creating a solid social-media strategy for small companies requires a lot of …

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Maine’s real estate market shows no signs of slowing

by WABI News Desk Maine’s hot real estate market shows no signs of slowing with home sales and sale prices up nearly 30% last month. Single …

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More states ending unemployment benefits and pandemic aid early: What you need to know

By Oscar Gonzalez, Laura Michelle Davis – CNet.com Florida is the latest state to announce it’s canceling extended federal unemployment benefits. That makes at least 23 states …

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Another decline in newly recorded coronavirus cases in Maine

Second day in a row case count is only in double digits, according to Maine CDC By WABI News Desk For the second day in …

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Maine scores among top 10 states for early-stage businesses, prestigious study says

The latest edition of a prestigious annual study says Maine is doing better than last year — and better than most states this year — …

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Small Business Update

American Rescue Plan Act By: Sean Ludwig, Contributor Everything you need to know about the American Rescue Plan Act and the Restaurant Revitalization Fund. Read …

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Tax Return Due Dates for 2020 Small Business Taxes

May 17 New Deadline for Most Small Business Tax Returns BY JEAN MURRAY ax returns, payments, and forms for all types of businesses for the 2020 …

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Maine tops Northeast among best states for starting a small business

by Staff No fooling: Maine is the top state in the Northeast in which to start a small business, says Motley Fool. Read more…

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Maine businesses need more aid over next 6 months to recover from pandemic, study finds

by Lori Valigra Businesses said they need more money, relief for rents or mortgages and better insurance rates to recover from the pandemic this year, according …

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State seeks marketing agency to work with Office of Tourism on promoting Maine

by Staff, Mainebiz Last summer’s Maine Office of Tourism campaign touted the state as a safe place to visit. The Department of Community and Economic …

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Covid-19 Vaccine Travel Updates

Geoff Whitmore Contributor, Forbes Magazine As more people across the globe receive the Covid-19 vaccine, people might be more willing to travel. While getting the …

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2021 tax filing season begins Feb. 12; IRS outlines steps to speed refunds during pandemic

IR-2021-16, Jan. 15, 2021 WASHINGTON ― The Internal Revenue Service announced that the nation’s tax season will start on Friday, Feb. 12, 2021, when the …

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2021 Visitor’s Guide Ad Raffle!

Sign up by Monday, 1/18 to purchase an ad and we will enter you into a drawing for a chance of doubling the size of …

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Bucksport Bay Business Coalition formed to help locals

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