I got my first real part-time job when I was 15 years old, in 1995, bussing tables at this crazy new restaurant concept called a brewpub. By then, the brewpub was already well on its way to remaking the American dining scene, but it was still a novel concept in my corner of cow-country Wisconsin: a casual place where the menu was nonetheless thoughtful and hip, where you could probably wear sandals but might also conceivably take a date, where grown-ups were drinking house-brewed beers and watching sports and being jocular, but which also had crayons for the kids and servers who occasionally busted out a chorus of “Happy Birthday.”Continue reading »
There comes a time in every young brewery’s life when there’s a choice to be made: stick with bottles, or switch to cans? Not every brewery that distributes its product makes the switch, but for those that do, it brings with it a whole new world of possibilities.Continue reading »
Cianbro will likely be hiring employees at its Brewer manufacturing facility to build parts for a refinery next year.Continue reading »
S.J. Rollins Technologies, which specializes in Cloud Hosting, Managed Services, Network Security and Telecommunications, will celebrate the opening of its new location 3-5 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 17, at 508 Wilson St.Continue reading »
The announcement came about 18 months ago: The growing, online home furnishings retailer Wayfair was expanding into Maine. It planned to hire 950 people to staff customer service operations in Bangor and Brunswick.Continue reading »
A Brewer police officer this week came to the rescue of Queen City law enforcement officers plagued by stinging insects nesting in a small tree along a busy section of Ohio Street.Continue reading »
There’s a new addition to the Brewer Waterfront.
City officials unveiled a pair of new outdoor chess tables along the ever developing and expanding waterfront riverwalk.Continue reading »
BREWER, Maine — The city council didn’t give the school department all of the $1 million it requested for education, but it did approve half the amount to support special education and existing sports programs. In its Tuesday evening meeting where it approved a $21.3 million school budget, the council also modified the municipal budget […]Continue reading »
BREWER, Maine — A budget battle is brewing between the school department and city leaders.
School officials are demanding $1 million more for the fiscal year 2017-18 budget, and implying that several sports programs could see cuts if they don’t get it.Continue reading »
BREWER – Somic America, a supplier of suspension and steering components was recognized with an Excellent Recognition award from Toyota Motor North America, Inc. at its Annual Supplier Business Meeting on March 21. Held at the COBO Center in Detroit, ABM brings together approximately 850 supplier representatives from across North America.Continue reading »