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What should Maine do to draw more people here?

Fluid Imaging Technologies, which manufactures a first-of-its-kind imaging particle analyzer, has been growing — and fast. In addition to attracting lots of capital, it has doubled its number of employees in the past year.  But one thing has CEO Kent Peterson, and others across Maine, worried. How will the state address its population decline and its anticipated […]

Stand up, step forward

Today marks the launch of Stand Up, Step Forward. Watch it. It could save a child’s life. In 2012, almost 50 percent of contacts with Maine’s sexual assault support programs were from or about someone who experienced sexual violence under the age of 18. Because child sexual abuse is so under-reported, we cannot determine the full […]

Spruce Run – Womancare Alliance, others walk to end abuse

Photo by Aimee Thibodeau Advocates, victim-survivors and area residents young and old, gathered Thursday for a walk through downtown Bangor in recognition of Domestic Violence Awareness month. Decked in purple, the color of domestic violence awareness efforts, participants of the third annual event wound their way through lunchtime crowds, starting and finishing at West Market […]

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