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Couldn’t Agree More

Chuck Lawton gets to the heart of the matter re: Maine job creation: http://www.pressherald.com/business/another-maine-distinction-loss-of-employers_2011-05-29.html...

After Palm, RIM…

I have been an early adopter of the Palm technology and how it helped us in our daily business life, starting with the Palm Pilot then the Tungsten and finally my favorite pda the Treo...

Bad News, Good News for the Maine Economy

Opposite ends of the spectrum re: economic development in the Press Herald today: First, the bad news -- I had been hopeful that Phil Congdon would be an effective DECD Commissioner based on some early comments that he made.  It didn't take long to crush that...

Opus-Style Thinking from a Maine Government Official

The Press Herald ran an op-ed earlier this week by Judge Dana Hanley of the Probate Court who also spent ten years in the Maine House and Senate. Judge Hanley dishes out some Opus-style wisdom supported by a case study. Three cheers for...

Firehouse…

Do you know Firehouse Subs? 16 years after opening their first restaurant, the brand has grown to more than 415 restaurants in 21 states… Two firefighting brothers came together to create a new American icon in the restaurant business and in the sandwich industry.  With a family history of more...

Mali and its Orange Money

A few weeks ago I had the opportunity to travel in Africa, particularly in Mali. The Republic of Mali, an independent country since 1960 was once, over 6 centuries ago, part of a powerful empire controlling gold and salt and other commodities, with cities like...

The State of Maine – The Ultimate Turnaround?

TMA Portland Maine Presents: State of Maine Finances - What's Ahead? Presented by: State of Maine Treasurer - Bruce Poliquin Thursday, April 28, 2011 7:30 – 9:00 AM Marriott at Sable Oaks 200 Sable Oaks Street Portland, ME With a new administration in place and just a few months under their belts,...

The Y’s annual Adaptive Services Auction is coming up!

Mark your calendars.  Save the date. And don’t forget - the Y’s annual Adaptive Services Auction is coming up! Thursday, March 31, 2011 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm Hilton Garden Inn 5 Park Street Freeport, ME All proceeds from this annual gala event will directly support the Casco Bay Branch's Adaptive Service...

Four Great Portland/S. Portland Events in the Next Three Weeks

ILAP CeleSoiree (March 25) http://www.ilapmaine.org/celesoiree.html Italia 150 Portland (March 31) http://www.italia150portland.com/ SOPOSUP Grand Opening Party (April 1) http://www.soposup.com/news/grand-opening-april-1stno-fooling Glitterati (April 7) http://www.tellingroom.org/get_involved/glitterati.html...