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Facebook upgrades iPhone/iPad app

MENLO PARK, Cal. (NEWS CENTER) - Facebook released an upgraded to their iPhone and iPad mobile app today.

Avesta Housing hires Mindy Woerter as communications manager

Avesta Housing hires Mindy Woerter as communications manager

Avesta Housing, northern New England’s largest nonprofit affordable housing developer, has hired Mindy Woerter as its new communications manager.

In this newly created position, Mindy will oversee the organization’s media relations, online presence and branding initiatives. She has more than 10 years’ experience in journalism and most recently was online editor at Mainebiz in Portland.

A Topsham native, Mindy now lives in Durham.

About Avesta Housing

Avesta Housing is celebrating 40 years of providing and advocating for affordable housing. An award-winning agency, Avesta has grown to become the largest nonprofit developer in northern New England and one of the country’s most innovative leaders in affordable housing. Avesta manages a portfolio of more than 1,900 apartments in 31 Maine communities including Portland, Windham, Bridgton, Rockland and Kennebunk.

How to Grow Your Mobile Presence [INFOGRAPHIC]

How to Grow Your Mobile Presence [INFOGRAPHIC]

Has your audience gone mobile? Most of the world IS going mobile! You can check your Google Analytics to see how many people are visiting your website from a mobile device.

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SMCC to Train Skilled Workers at Midcoast Campus with $100,000 Grant

SMCC to Train Skilled Workers at Midcoast Campus with $100,000 Grant

BRUNSWICK- With the signing of a $100,000 workforce training grant, Southern Maine Community College (SMCC) continues to ramp up its program offerings on the Midcoast Campus in Brunswick, and will now provide training for more than 125 Maine residents in the growing field of medical device manufacturing.    

Almost a year to the day after breaking ground on their Wound Care manufacturing plant at Brunswick Landing, representatives from Mölnlycke Health Care, US LLC joined Ron Cantor, President of Southern Maine Community College and Jim McGowan, Director of the Maine Quality Centers (MQC) program for the Maine Community College System, to sign a MQC workforce grant.

“Businesses are growing at the former Naval Air Station and SMCC is fueling the growth with skills that land jobs.  This is one of

Not just another diet program . . . REAL help with long-term weight loss!

Not just another diet program . . . REAL help with long-term weight loss!

Enroll TODAY! Register now for the next 12-week session of the popular Mid Coast Center for Weight & Lifestyle Change. Classes begin Thursday, September 13. Space limited to 16 people. See flyer for more information or visit www.midcoasthealth.com/weightloss.

Social Search. Who’s Winning? Google vs. Bing

Social Search. Who’s Winning? Google vs. Bing

We trust our family and friends – more than any advertisement or endorsement by a faceless reviewer. It’s human nature to listen to and trust the people we know. So it makes sense that organic search is evolving to be socially relevant.

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Back to the Track Celebration features the $25K Mid-Summer Classic Invitational

Back to the Track Celebration features the $25K Mid-Summer Classic Invitational

Harness race tracks across North America will be participating in Back to the Track festivities this weekend, sponsored by the United States Trotting Association, where fans are invited back to their favorite harness racing venue to enjoy a day of harness racing excitement and fan activities. Scarborough Downs celebrates on Sunday, July 15th with a host of events and premier racing, including the return of the $25,000 Mid-Summer Classic Invitational, where Maine’s top pacers will compete for big prize money. Sunday post time is 1:05 pm.

"We’re thrilled to bring back the Mid-Summer Classic," said track announcer, Mike Sweeney, "and we couldn't be happier with the field - eight quality horses from top to bottom with no throw outs in sight.