Seeks to increase livability for people of all ages
PORTLAND, Maine -- The Age-Friendly Portland Steering Committee launched a new voluntary program this month to help local business owners become more sensitive to the needs of older customers and receive recognition for efforts to make their business more “age-friendly” and accessible to all. The first business that applied to the program, The Merchant Company at 656 Congress Street, has been inspected and is eligible to receive the very first age-friendly business designation. Linda Weare, the City’s Elder Advocate, will present The Merchant Company with this designation on the afternoon of Wednesday, April 18.
Falmouth, Maine. August 27, 2018. The doctors and staff of Falmouth Veterinary Hospital will be hosting a Garden Party and animal-themed Art Auction to benefit The Mainely Pets Foundation on Wednesday, September 12 from 5 to 6:30PM. This takes place at the newly-designed Pet Memorial Park located next to the practice at 174 U.S. Route One in Falmouth.
WESTPORT, Conn.; BOSTON, Mass. and PORTLAND, Maine (August 15, 2018) – More than 60 Verrill Dana attorneys were once again recognized as “Best Lawyers” by Best Lawyers® 2019. In addition, 6 attorneys from the firm were named “Lawyer of the Year,” a distinguished recognition for only a single lawyer in each practice area and designated metropolitan area.
PORTLAND, Maine -- The City of Portland and the Portland Development Corporation (PDC), the City’s commercial loan and granting arm, are seeking nominations for their annual Economic Development Awards. This is the first year that nominations are being sought from the community at large. They are due no later than 3:00 PM on September 11, 2018. The awards for which the City and PDC are seeking nominations are Economic Development Achievement, Business of the Year and Small Business of the Year. The Portland Development Corporation will review all nominations and present the winners in November at a celebratory event at Ocean Gateway.