Buy the heat, lease the heater: Will a new way of keeping Maine warm catch on?
PORTLAND, Maine — Plummeting oil prices this winter changed the economics of switching off the fuel, but at least two companies in Maine are seeking to change the economics of heating itself. The Orono-based PelletCo and Portland-based Alodyne have pioneered new financing methods that have customers…. Maine news, sports, politics, election results, and obituaries from the Bangor Daily News.
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Why Maine needs to train the next generation of loggers
At some point there’s going to be this huge drop-off of experienced and trained loggers that are very cost-effective for the industry.. Maine news, sports, politics, election results, and obituaries from the Bangor Daily News.
What the Maine beer scene still needs
Seven things that the Maine beer scene is missing.
There are no winners in a government shutdown. That’s why Maine needs to avoid it.
A shutdown is not theoretical. It is breakdown of the compact between Maine people and their elected officials that would result in real harm to real people.
Immigrants key 'to what Maine needs to solve its demographic challenges'
The drive west along Forest Avenue from Woodford's Corner to Deering Junction takes you through some of Portland's most trafficked streets and intersections. It also takes you down blocks dotted with restaurants, grocery stores, car sales and
Massachusetts needs more green power. Should Maine be the conduit?
This project would impact Maine utility customers and taxpayers, as well as the state’s economy, for decades to come.
Medicaid needs $10 million more, Maine panel says
A state commission also proposes studying challenges facing long-term care in the state.
Maine voters approve $50 million in tech: Why it matters to all of us
By: Dan Berglund Maine voters approved a special referendum on June 13 that will issue $50 million in bonds to fund investment in research, development and commercialization in the state’s seven targeted technology sectors. The Maine Technology Institute will distribute $45 million of the funds for infrastructure, equipment and technology upgrades. The remaining $5 million will be used to recapitalize the Small Enterprise Growth Fund to…
Maine Voices: What we fail to grasp about rural Maine and what it needs to succeed
We need to rethink the role of state government in preserving rural economies – and we need to ask ourselves what we can do with our buying power.
This issue is on every voterâs mind, and itâs what Maine needs more than anything
It’s no accident that Maine voters care primarily about jobs.
How Maine could raise $100 million more for roads and bridges — and why it needs to
It now looks like there is political will in Augusta to address the problem.
How a Maine elementary school is stepping up to help meet students’ basic needs
If students are coming to school hungry, or in need of a shower or warm clothes, they’re likely going to struggle socially and academically.
Tech advances and tenacity: Conn. police share what led them to Maine man in 1986 cold case
For more than 32 years, the Flynn family had more questions than answers when it came to the homicide of their beloved 11-year-old daughter, Kathleen.
Maine Voices: Sen. Collins should prioritize Mainers’ needs, advocate for $15 minimum wage
A third of our workforce would benefit from a base-pay hike – and so would the businesses where these workers would spend money.
Tech Tip: Coding to Play
Coding has been the hot topic in education and STEM conversations for the past year. I have paid attention to the extent that I know it's important for today's students to learn to code and I know that our science, technology, engineering and math teachers are finding ways to integrate coding lessons into their curriculum. I tried a few coding exercises – even played around a bit with Scratch – but never felt compelled to deep dive into the language myself. That is…
Family-owned Maine business one of world's top high tech manufacturing companies
Manufacturing in Maine is far from dead and a family-owned company in Gorham is proving it.
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Six Reasons Why Everyone Needs a Coach
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