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8:55 pm , 08/27/2014 Bangor Daily News

LITTLE need to rehash much of what I have said about the skills gap (see here, here, here, and here), but a recent article from the Harvard Business Review titled Employers Aren’t Just Whining – the “Skills Gap” Is Real.  In this article, James Bessen picks up where other skills gap …

8:55 pm , 08/27/2014 Bangor Daily News

LITTLE need to rehash much of what I have said about the skills gap (see here, here, here, and here), but a recent article from the Harvard Business Review titled Employers Aren’t Just Whining – the “Skills Gap” Is Real.  In this article, James Bessen picks up where other skills gap …

8:47 pm , 08/27/2014 Bangor Daily News

SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine — When Hillary Krapf, a holistic healer in Portland, had shingles in 2012, she rejected modern cures and instead treated herself with something most beach-goers tend to steer away from: seaweed. The seaweed treatment worked “miraculously,” Krapf said, and for the past year, she has dedicated herself …

8:47 pm , 08/27/2014 Bangor Daily News

SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine — When Hillary Krapf, a holistic healer in Portland, had shingles in 2012, she rejected modern cures and instead treated herself with something most beach-goers tend to steer away from: seaweed. The seaweed treatment worked “miraculously,” Krapf said, and for the past year, she has dedicated herself …

8:41 pm , 08/27/2014 Bangor Daily News

BANGOR, Maine — L.L. Bean will close its Bangor call center in late spring 2016, a company official confirmed Wednesday night. Affected employees were informed of the company’s plan to close the call center earlier in the day, spokeswoman Carolyn Beem confirmed Wednesday night. She said that factors in the …

8:41 pm , 08/27/2014 Bangor Daily News

BANGOR, Maine — L.L. Bean will close its Bangor call center in late spring 2016, a company official confirmed Wednesday night. Affected employees were informed of the company’s plan to close the call center earlier in the day, spokeswoman Carolyn Beem confirmed Wednesday night. She said that factors in the …

8:10 pm , 08/27/2014 Bangor Daily News

ROCKLAND, Maine — A major lobster processor claims to have fixed a long list of FDA violations. The Food and Drug Administration had sent a letter to company owner Linda Bean, citing what investigators called significant violations in the way seafood was processed at her plant in Rockland’s industrial park. …

8:10 pm , 08/27/2014 Bangor Daily News

ROCKLAND, Maine — A major lobster processor claims to have fixed a long list of FDA violations. The Food and Drug Administration had sent a letter to company owner Linda Bean, citing what investigators called significant violations in the way seafood was processed at her plant in Rockland’s industrial park. …

7:34 pm , 08/27/2014 Bangor Daily News

BRUNSWICK, Maine — Plans to build a layover facility in Brunswick for Amtrak passenger trains suffered another setback Wednesday as Patricia Aho, commissioner of the Maine Department of Environmental Protection, fired off a six-page letter that asked the project’s backers to answer almost two dozen questions. Aho’s letter comes two …

7:34 pm , 08/27/2014 Bangor Daily News

BRUNSWICK, Maine — Plans to build a layover facility in Brunswick for Amtrak passenger trains suffered another setback Wednesday as Patricia Aho, commissioner of the Maine Department of Environmental Protection, fired off a six-page letter that asked the project’s backers to answer almost two dozen questions. Aho’s letter comes two …