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Bubier Meats recalls over 25,000 pounds of beef products

Bubier Meats, an establishment in Greene, is recalling approximately 25,192 pounds of fresh beef products because the dorsal root ganglia may not have been completely removed, which is not compliant with federal regulations that require their removal in cattle 30 months of age and older, the Maine Meat and Poultry Inspection program announced Frday. The products subject to recall include: • Quartered beef carcasses that were stamped with the Maine mark of inspection and establishment number "EST.... Read more


Armchair quarterbacks

When it comes to restaurant operations, everybody has ideas about how almost every place serving food and drink can do better, operate differently or run more efficiently. "Everybody" includes people currently in the business, people who have never been in the business and people who have always wanted to be in the business. Because I am all of the above, I have to sit with my back to the dining room whenever I go out... Read more

Sun Sports

Sea Dogs seeking top playoff seed at hom…

The Eastern Division-leading Portland Sea Dogs (85-52) are in the midst of a regular-season ending eight-game home stand. The Sea Dogs are hosting the 51-86 Harrisburg Senators (AA affiliate of the Washington Nationals) through Labor Day beginning Friday evening at 7 p.m.The top two clubs in each Division compete in the Eastern League playoffs. Entering Thursday’s action Portland had clinched a post-season berth and was two games ahead of second-place Binghamton.The first round of the... Read more


Music calendar

Friday, Aug 29 Mike Clouds Apollo’s Stamina CD release party at Flask, 117 Spring St., Portlandhttp://flasklounge.com Saturday, Aug 30 The Spinney Brothers at Thomas Point Beach Bluegrass Special, 10:45 a.m., Thomas Point Beach Bluegrass Festival, Brunswick. https://www.facebook.com/ThomasPointBeach Carry That Tune: A celebration of labor, solidarity, and songat Mayo Street Arts Center, This event will feature musicians incorporating songs into their performances that relate to the topic of labor, in celebration of Labor Day and in solidarity with the Southern... Read more


Hits keep coming at Arundel Playhouse wi…

Labor Day weekend? How can it possibly be the end of Summer? Children back in school? How can this be and when did Summer ever really start? Yesterday was May and now I feel I have to get a few memories in the noggin before the snow flies. This past week I have walked around Portland, hiked some of the trail system, walked around Peaks and enjoyed a Casco Bay Ferry music cruise. I also drove... Read more

All Things Digital


My 20-something step-daughter mentioned the other day that she's hardly on Facebook anymore and prefers Instagram as her main social network. I'm familiar with Instagram and even have the app on my iPhone, but hadn't really played with it yet. "How could it be better than Facebook?" I wondered. I didn't realize how significant the photo captions were. Instagram is to smart phones what Facebook is to computers, which may offer an explanation as to... Read more

Local Business

Business succession and valuation briefi…

If you are a business owner, prospective buyer, CFO or partner, you'll want to discover five easy-to-understand reasons why every business should have a solid buy-sell agreement. You'll learn ... • The 5 "Ds" of a successful buy-sell agreement • The three common mistakes in succession planning • How to put an effective agreement in place Register today for this complimentary session! Thursday, Sept. 11, 7:30 to 9:30 a.m., Marriott at Sable Oaks, South Portland. Contact Sandy Trottier, strottier@clarkinsurance.com, at... Read more

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