Nine considerations for your 401(k) rollover

By Jac Arbour A 401(k) (or a 403(b), 457 Deferred Compensation Plan, Thrift Savings Plan, Profit Sharing Plan, SEP IRA, SIMPLE IRA, etc.) is a…

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Communicating while wearing a mask calls for new strategies

By Becca Rancourt, Au.D. CCC-A Doctor of Audiology Americans and other individuals across the world have been are wearing a face covering when in public…

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Lewiston announces Pandemic Emergency Loan Program for Small Businesses

LEWISTON — The Lewiston City Council has created a Pandemic Emergency Loan Program for Small Businesses.. The program is to provide emergency funding to small…

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UnitedHealthcare helps SeniorsPlus provide meals, pet food to area residents

LEWISTON — UnitedHealthcare’s Medicare & Retirement team recently partnered with the Meals on Wheels program at SeniorsPlus to provide meals for more than 800 residents…

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Oxford FCU creates uplifting campaign titled ‘Operation Brighter Days’j PIX Linda

MEXICO — Throughout the month of May, _Oxford Federal Credit Union carried out a campaign, Operation Brighter Days” designed to help lift the spirits of…

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BUSINESS PROFILE: Glass-blowing creation ‘The Lobster Claw’ makes a splash

By Destioney Pinkham, Owner Rip Tide Smoke Shop BELFAST — When I opened my shop in 2014, I wanted my customers to feel at home….

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Maine farmers can apply for financial assistance through Aug. 28

BANGOR — Agricultural producers can now apply for USDA’s Coronavirus Food Assistance Program, which provides direct payments to offset impacts from the coronavirus pandemic. The…

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BUSINESS PROFILE: Oliver and Friends bookstore is dream come true for owner

By Kira Spellman BELGRADE LAKES — In the heart of the village in Belgrade, a shining new gem has been lovingly nestled into place. At…

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Iconic Mexico business changes hands after 40 years

Donna Rowe has sold Rowe’s Afternoon Delite American Restaurant, a family business in Mexico for more than 40 years, to Brenda Freeman, of Peru. Donna…

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Peter Alfond Foundation donates $48 million to MaineGeneral, AYCC

AUGUSTA — The Peter Alfond Foundation has donated a $40 million endowment to MaineGeneral Health and $8 million to the Alfond Youth & Community Center….

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