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Less than a month after Election Day, Business Editor Carol Coultas sat down with a panel of analysts to assess the effects of election results on Maine businesses and the Portland business community in particular.   Michael Saxl, Managing Principal, Maine Street Solutions Michael Saxl join...
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Ilma Lopez grew up in Venezuela, cooking in the kitchen alongside her grandmother. After getting her start in Caracas, she was accepted to the pastry program at Stratford University in Virginia. Today, Lopez is the Pastry Chef and co-owner of Piccolo and Chaval in Portland. She is a veteran of s...
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Portland Press Herald CEO and publisher Lisa DeSisto sat down with Deanna Sherman, president and CEO of Dead River Co., on Friday, Oct. 26, to chat about her work in the energy industry. Sherman oversees one of the largest energy companies in Northern New England. Founded in 1909, Dead River Co....
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There’s a lot of new office space under construction or in the pipeline for Portland and surrounding towns: Wex’s new HQ on the waterfront, a mixed-use development including offices at Widgery and Union Wharfs, and Rock Row in Westbrook. A panel of local experts with look at how a boom in office...
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Press Herald Business Editor Carol Coultas moderated the debate on October 10, 2018 at the University of New England, with columnist Bill Nemitz and Editorial Page Editor Greg Kesich as panelists. Candidates were Alan Caron(I), Terry Hayes (I), Janet Mills (D) and Shawn Moody (R). Read the cover...
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On Friday, Sept. 7, publisher Lisa DeSisto sat down with Cummings, who began his academic career in Gorham as a high school history teacher and department head. He served as a faculty member at the Southern Maine Community College and was a long-serving member of the USM faculty. Prior to becomi...
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On Monday, July 23, Maine-born actor Patrick Dempsey joined Portland Press Herald staff writer Mary Pols on stage at Aura for a wide-ranging discussion about his work in Hollywood, his life in Maine, his love of fast cars and his work with the Dempsey Challenge, a bike ride that raises money for...
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In this episode, Donna Dion talks about her long history in the politics and history of Biddeford.
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In this episode, state Rep. Ken Fredette talks about growing up in northern Maine and his history of public service.
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In this episode, lobbyist Betsy Sweet talks about spending her summers on North Haven and her love of the state of Maine.
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In this episode, former state Rep. Diane Russell talks about roots in Bryant Pond, learning to shoot guns and her tight-knit family.
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In this episode, Attorney General Janet Mills talks about her well-known family and her iconoclastic spirit.
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In this episode, businessman Shawn Moody talks about building his business from humble beginnings in Gorham.
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In this episode, businessman Adam Cote talks about his military service and adjusting to life in Sanford after tours of duty abroad.
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In this episode, state Rep. Mark Eves talks about growing up the son of a military chaplain.
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In this episode, former DHHS commissioner Mary Mayhew talks about growing up in Pittsfield and her love of gardening.
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In this episode, former Cumberland County sheriff and current state Rep. Mark Dion talks about growing up in Lewiston and how he remembers it differently from Gov. Paul LePage.
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Bill Nemitz sits down with candidates for governor to take a break from politics and gets to know the personal stories of Maine’s public figures. In this episode, state Sen. Garrett Mason talks about his deep bond with his mother, who used to give him a hug every day they worked together in the ...
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This is a recording of the Maine Cannabis Report Live event held May 23rd at the Port City Music Hall. The topic today is "Ready for Recreational" The guests are: Scott Durst, the founder, Durst Security Group specializes in cannabis business security in Maine. Thomas Mourmouras, managing partne...
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A company’s physical work environment has a tremendous impact on productivity, profits and employee recruitment and retention. As more firms are drawn to the “agile office” when they move locations or redesign, finding the balance between flexible space, sound level management and a sense of rou...
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