November 06, 2013
MAINE – Ten attorneys from Eaton Peabody, a Maine law firm serving New England and Atlantic Canada, were ‘top rated’...
November 01, 2013
Bangor and Portland, ME
— U.S. News Media Group and Best Lawyers have released the 2014 “Best Law Firms” rankings, providing a comprehensive view of the U.S. legal profession that is unprecedented both in the range of firms represented and in the range of qualitative and quantitative data used to develop the rankings.
October 17, 2013
PORTLAND, MAINE –October 2013 Eaton Peabody is pleased to welcome attorney Seth Brewster to the firm. Mr. Brewster will be resident in the firm’s Portland office and joins the firm's highly respected Litigation Practice Group.
September 04, 2013
PORTLAND, MAINE - September 3, 2013
Eaton Peabody is pleased to welcome attorney Alfred C. Frawley as Senior Counsel to the firm. Mr. Frawley will be resident in the firm's Portland office at One Portland Square.
August 27, 2013
MAINE - August 27, 2013 The Maine law firm of Eaton Peabody is very pleased to announce that 11 of the firm's attorneys in 18 practice categories were recently selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2014.
August 13, 2013
Rick McCarthy, Managing Director of Eaton Peabody Consulting Group and lobbyist for the Maine Transit Association, discusses the necessity of reliable transportation for seniors in rural Maine.
August 07, 2013
ELLSWORTH — Bangor Savings Bank Foundation recently gave the Knowlton Community Park Campaign a boost in the form of a $25,000 grant.
July 30, 2013
For Eaton Peabody, building a cross-border international business practice was both a strategic decision and a logical result of geography, according to Daniel McKay, Shareholder and Chair of the Cross Border Transactions Practice Group.
July 17, 2013
FARMINGTON — An informational meeting on Tax Increment Financing and a presentation of the proposed Downtown TIF Plan and map will take place at 6 p.m. Monday, July 22, in the gym at the Community Center.
July 16, 2013
KINGFIELD — Selectmen learned more Monday night about the uses of tax revenue generated by Poland Spring Water Co.'s bottling plant.
June 27, 2013
PORTLAND, Maine — Eaton Peabody, a law firm with roots in Bangor stretching back 96 years, celebrated the opening of its Portland office Tuesday evening.
June 14, 2013
BANGOR, MAINE - June 14, 2013 Eaton Peabody is pleased to announce that eight of the law firm's attorneys and five of its practice areas have been included in the 2013 edition of Chambers USA for the State of Maine.
June 04, 2013
ELLSWORTH, Maine — After deliberating for less than an hour Monday afternoon, a civil jury of seven men and two women sided with The Jackson Laboratory in a whistleblower lawsuit filed against the lab by a former employee.
May 20, 2013
Over 300 expected to attend on May 22nd at the University of Southern Maine to hear innovative startups from across the state pitch their companies before a panel of Maine’s most distinguished business experts. Corporate attorney and Chair of Eaton Peabody’s Innovative Enterprise Program, Jeff Spaulding will be one of these eighteen panelists.
May 13, 2013
PORTLAND, MAINE May 13, 2013 Business Attorney Neal Pratt will be featured on tonight's episode of Law on the Line on Portland's Community Television Network.
May 09, 2013
BANGOR, Maine — A garden of pink tulips will raise awareness for cancer and add some color to downtown Bangor thanks to the efforts of Fusion:Bangor and the law firm of Eaton Peabody.
May 03, 2013
ELIOT, Maine — The third of three public informational meetings on the proposed Route 236 sewer expansion project drew about 20 residents Thursday night. The Board of Selectmen hosted the nearly two-hour session at Eliot Elementary School.
April 10, 2013
AUGUSTA — A coalition of Maine mayors on Monday proposed that the state government borrow $85 million to invest in education, job creation and road, rail and clean water infrastructure.
March 25, 2013
AUGUSTA, Maine — A 14-turbine wind project proposed for Passadumkeag Mountain won new life Thursday when the Board of Environmental Protection overturned a state decision to reject the project.
March 19, 2013
PORTLAND — From his law office on the seventh floor of One Portland Square, Neal Pratt will have a bird's-eye view of the coming phase of renovation on the Cumberland County Civic Center, which could begin as soon as next month.
March 07, 2013
BANGOR — Andrew Hamilton, an attorney for Eaton Peabody, will soon be the father-of-the-bride. In an effort to brush up on his dancing skills and prepare for the father-daughter dance at the reception, he happily agreed to perform at the Maine Affiliate of Susan G. Komen’s Dancing Like the Stars at 5:30 p.m. Saturday, March 9, at Gracie Theatre on the campus at Husson University.
February 28, 2013
VEAZIE, Maine — Town councilors voted unanimously Monday night to join 105 other Maine communities in a program that aims to make home weatherization a more viable option for homeowners.
January 31, 2013
BANGOR, MAINE - January 31, 2013
The law firm of Eaton Peabody is very pleased to announce that attorneys Jeff Spaulding, Mike Hahn, Sarah Newell and Sarah Reinhart were made shareholders of Eaton Peabody at the firm's Annual Shareholders Meeting held in January.
January 27, 2013
PORTLAND, MAINE - January 25, 2013 Eaton Peabody announced today the addition of Bruce B. Hochman to the firm as a part of its Portland business expansion.
January 09, 2013
BANGOR, MAINE Understanding The Affordable Care Act (PPACA) and health care reform is of vital importance to businesses. The changes required for 2013 and 2014 will pose challenges for many organizations.
January 09, 2013
ELLSWORTH, Maine — It’s time for business leaders to accept Obamacare and prepare for how their companies will face the slew of ensuing changes to the health care industry.
December 14, 2012
MAINE - Dec. 14, 2012 Attorney Gretchen Jones was admitted to the District of Columbia Bar on Monday, December 10, 2012.
December 10, 2012
BANGOR, ME – The Arthur A. Comstock Award is presented to those who have contributed to the wellbeing of the Bangor region over many years, Eaton Peabody Environmental and Municipal Attorney Andy Hamilton has been named the 2013 Arthur A. Comstock Professional Service Award recipient by the Bangor Region Chamber.
December 07, 2012
ELIOT, Maine - Speaking before the Board of Selectmen on Thursday night, planning consultants supported the town's tax incentive district as a tool for promoting business development in town.
December 05, 2012
PORTLAND, Maine — Eaton Peabody is expanding into the Portland market and already has made one high-profile hire to fill the new office.
November 14, 2012
In Maine, over 125 municipalities, plantations and counties have used Tax Increment Financing (TIF) to finance public projects since the adoption of the TIF law in 1977.
November 01, 2012
Bangor and Portland, ME
— November 1, 2012 — U.S. News Media Group and Best Lawyers have released the 2013 “Best Law Firms” rankings, providing a comprehensive view of the U.S. legal profession that is unprecedented both in the range of firms represented and in the range of qualitative and quantitative data used to develop the rankings.
October 03, 2012
PORTLAND, Maine — Five promising Maine companies have been selected by Blackstone Accelerates Growth to receive specialized business mentoring services, and to serve as the core of two new regional “innovation hubs” in Portland and Bangor.
September 28, 2012
BANGOR, MAINE - Sept 28, 2012 Eaton Peabody is pleased to welcome attorney Adria LaRose to the firm. Adria will join Eaton Peabody's Litigation Department where she will concentrate her practice on general litigation and dispute resolution with a particular focus on intellectual property and environmental litigation.
September 12, 2012
BANGOR, MAINE - Sept 12, 2012 Eaton Peabody is pleased to announce that Shareholder Andy Hamilton has been named the Best Lawyers' 2013 Bangor Land Use & Zoning Law "Lawyer of the Year".
September 11, 2012
BANGOR, MAINE - Sept 7, 2012 Eaton Peabody is pleased to welcome attorney Melissa A. Pawloski to the firm.
September 07, 2012
PORTLAND, MAINE - Sept 5, 2012 With the recent retirement of the previous General Manager, the Greater Portland Transit District (METRO) Board of Directors has decided not to fill the position on a permanent basis at this time. The Board of Directors has engaged the services of Eaton Peabody Consulting Group, LLC of Augusta to support the organization with an Interim General Manager. Eaton Peabody brings a tremendous team to the table and will be staffing METRO with Don Gerrish as Interim General Manager.
September 05, 2012
Augusta, ME—August 2012---The Maine State Council of the Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM) has announced that 42 companies have been named in the seventh annual "Best Places to Work in Maine" program.
August 24, 2012
MAINE - Eaton Peabody applauds the University of Maine’s strategy for creating future leaders for the State of Maine.
August 23, 2012
MAINE - August 23, 2012 Eaton Peabody is very pleased to announce that 10 of the firm's attorneys in 16 practice categories were recently selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2013
(Copyright 2012 by Woodward/White, Inc., of Aiken, SC).
August 07, 2012
BANGOR, Maine — A Bangor man who made his mark in professional, civic, public service and other circles died late Monday afternoon. He was in his mid-90s at the time of his death.
August 03, 2012
BANGOR, MAINE - July 30, 2012 Berney Kubetz partner in Eaton Peabody’s litigation practice recently spearheaded the successful defense of a federal court class action lawsuit against a valued client.
July 24, 2012
BRUNSWICK, MAINE - July 23, 2012 The Maine Supreme Court sends land-use dispute back to Superior Court and Town of Harpswell Appeals Board.
July 19, 2012
WILTON — Selectmen awarded a contract to buy a compactor for recycled items to Atlantic Recycling Equipment of Rollinsford, N.H., on Tuesday at a price of $17,295, Town Manager Rhonda Irish said Wednesday.
July 13, 2012
FARMINGTON — Selectmen voted unanimously this week to contract with a professional consulting firm for assistance in creating a tax increment financing district for the downtown area.
June 21, 2012
ELLSWORTH — The city’s membership in the “14 Percent Club” could help leverage future growth, according to John Melrose, managing director of Eaton Peabody Consulting.
June 17, 2012
BANGOR, MAINE - June 17, 2012 Eaton Peabody is pleased to announce that six of the law firm’s attorneys and four of its practice areas have been included in the 2012 edition of Chambers USA for the State of Maine.
June 08, 2012
FREEPORT, MAINE - The search for a new town manager in Freeport is heating up as town councilors prepare to pore over 38 applications and interview several semifinalists in the coming weeks.
May 15, 2012
AUBURN — Clinton Deschene, town manager for Hermon, Maine, will move south to become Auburn's newest city manager.
May 14, 2012
BANGOR, MAINE - May 7, 2012 Berney Kubetz, a partner at the Maine law firm of Eaton Peabody is attending an international conference hosted by TAGLaw®, a leading alliance of independent law firms from around the world.
May 09, 2012
AUBURN — For city manager candidate Clinton Deschene, its all about attitude.
April 25, 2012
AUBURN, Maine — The town manager of Hermon and a former city administrator from Idaho are the final contenders for the top administrative job in the city.
April 24, 2012
FREEPORT — If nothing else, Dale Olmstead Jr.'s successor as town manager should be at ease among residents and school and town officials.
April 19, 2012
MAINE - April 19, 2012 Sometimes even those who work in “Vacationland” need a hand. At Eaton Peabody, the firm’s Hospitality Services Group is ready to provide that support for those who serve others.
April 06, 2012
AUBURN — City councilors will kick off a new phase next week in their search for a city manager by interviewing candidates behind closed doors in Auburn Hall.
April 04, 2012
BANGOR, MAINE – April 4, 2012 The Law firm of Eaton Peabody is very pleased to announce that Nat Putnam has been named as a Fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel.
March 28, 2012
BANGOR, MAINE - March 22, 2012 Eaton Peabody continues to add depth of experience to its full service law firm by welcoming Dan Pittman. Mr. Pittman will leave Wall Street to join Eaton Peabody's Business Law Practice Group as a tax attorney.
March 27, 2012
MAINE - March 27, 2012 Rickmond McCarthy of Winslow has been elected to the board of directors of the Maine Real Estate & Development Association (MEREDA), a statewide organization of commercial real estate owners, developers and related service providers.
March 19, 2012
LEWISTON — Attorney David C. Pierson will take over as chairman of the Good Shepherd Food-Bank's board of directors.
March 19, 2012
FREEPORT, MAINE - March 19, 2012 Shareholder Noreen Patient consistently demonstrates her commitment to success on behalf of her clients in Maine’s courts. Her most recent case representing the Town of Freeport is a good example:
March 16, 2012
AUGUSTA -- A large pavilion housing an open urban market and restaurant or brew pub, could be the centerpiece of a site that was for more than a century the home of a mill.
March 15, 2012
AUGUSTA -- New contracts with firefighters are up for ratification by city councilors tonight.
March 09, 2012
AUBURN — Job seekers will get an additional week to apply for the city's top job.
March 01, 2012
BANGOR, Maine — Almost four months after Portland elected its first mayor in 88 years, a group of Bangor residents is informally exploring the idea.
February 25, 2012
HARRINGTON, MAINE - Feb. 24, 2012 Every once in awhile a case comes along that defines who we are as a firm. It affirms our values and reignites our passion for justice. It tests our legal mettle. And it reminds us that teamwork is essential to our success.
February 24, 2012
ROCKLAND, Maine — The Rockland City Council has made an offer of employment to a candidate for city manager but has yet to identify the individual.
February 22, 2012
BANGOR, MAINE - Feb. 22, 2012 The Law firm of Eaton Peabody continues to grow its municipal and economic development law practice by welcoming Peter Garcia and the depth of experience that he brings to the Firm.
February 16, 2012
AUBURN — City officials put the finishing touches on a help-wanted ad Thursday night and will begin advertising for a new city manager Monday.
February 06, 2012
BANGOR, MAINE The Maine Real Estate & Development Association (MEREDA) is hosting an informational breakfast event focusing on Stormwater Tips to Maximize Credits and Minimize Risk on Wednesday, February 8, 2012 from 7:30 - 9:00 AM at the Hilton Garden Inn in Bangor.
February 03, 2012
AUBURN — The City Council's list of goals might be too ambitious, staff said Thursday.
February 03, 2012
ROCKLAND, Maine — The City Council has further narrowed its list of potential city managers to two.
January 25, 2012
AUBURN — If people have any ideas about what they want in the next city manager, now is the time to speak, interim Manager Don Gerrish said.
January 23, 2012
ROCKLAND — The Rockland City Council will begin its review of candidates for city manager on Wednesday evening.
January 13, 2012
AUBURN — An online survey designed to find out what residents expect in a new city manager is on the city's website, www.auburnmaine.org.
January 13, 2012
AUGUSTA, MAINE - January 13, 2012 Assigned as Business Development Specialist for the Maine Food Producers Alliance (MFPA) Raegan F. LaRochelle will assist the MFPA in the implementation of the Alliance's goals.
January 10, 2012
AUBURN — Councilors will host a special meeting Jan. 26 to get residents' opinions on hiring a new city manager.
January 09, 2012
The Ocean State Job Lots store in Belfast, pictured, is the subject of an ongoing quest by the company to get a tax break on the property. A $917,000 abatement filed last March is being appealed at the state level. In the meantime the company has submitted a new request.
January 06, 2012
AUBURN — City councilors could entertain the idea of sharing a top manager with Lewiston, they said Thursday.
January 05, 2012
Rockland — Twenty-five people have applied thus far to be Rockland's next city manager.
January 05, 2012
AUBURN — City councilors will start work on at least one of their goals Thursday night when they go over the process for hiring a new city manager.
January 03, 2012
BANGOR, MAINE - Jan. 3, 2012 The law firm of Eaton Peabody is pleased to welcome attorney Gretchen Jones to the Firm.
December 22, 2011
SANGERVILLE, Maine — The selectmen unanimously voted to purchase a $1 million employment liability insurance policy on Dec. 13 from Howard Insurance in Dover-Foxcroft. The board decided to purchase the insurance, which protects the town against lawsuits pertaining to wrongful termination and sexual harassment cases, after declining to renew the protection last year.
December 22, 2011
In 2004, Clients purchased land in Owl’s Head with the understanding that their parcel extended to the shore of Hendrickson Beach.
December 15, 2011
MAINE – December, 2011 Four attorneys from Eaton Peabody, a Maine law firm serving New England and Atlantic Canada, were ‘top rated’ by Super Lawyers New England Magazine in 13 areas of practice. The 2011 edition announces the inclusion of Berney Kubetz, Dan McKay, Matt Raynes and Matt Worthen based on the organization’s survey and peer review selection process.
December 02, 2011
Rockland — Rockland should have a new city manager by early spring.
December 02, 2011
AUBURN — Don't expect sweeping changes at Auburn Hall with Don Gerrish in charge.
November 22, 2011
AUBURN — Councilors took a preliminary step toward banning fireworks in the city Monday night.
November 18, 2011
ROCKLAND — The City Manager Search Committee is inviting Rockland citizens, businesses and organizations to a public meeting Tuesday, Nov. 29 at 6:30 p.m. at the Rockland City Council Chambers, 270 Pleasant St., to gather information regarding what the community believes are the major issues and challenges facing Rockland and to express what qualities, education, background and experience the new city manager should possess to meet these issues and challenges.
November 10, 2011
BANGOR, MAINE - Nov. 10, 2010
Eaton Peabody Attorneys at Law are pleased to welcome litigation attorney Megan Magoon to the Firm.
November 10, 2011
BANGOR, MAINE - Nov. 10, 2011
Eaton Peabody announces the arrival of Angela Spall as the firm's Director of Marketing and Client Services. Ms. Spall, a 20-year legal marketing veteran, will be located in the firm's Bangor office and will work directly with management to develop and implement Eaton Peabody's marketing, business development and client services initiatives.
November 07, 2011
The City of Presque Isle is holding two Charette sessions on Thursday, November 17th at the Northeastland Hotel located at 436 Main Street, Presque Isle.
October 27, 2011
ROCKLAND — The Rockland City Council unanimously agreed Wednesday night, Oct. 26 to hire a firm to help it search for a new city manager.
October 20, 2011
BANGOR, Maine (NEWS CENTER) --- As Bangor continues to lay the foundation for a new arena, some are already thinking about what future development could mean for the region.
October 20, 2011
BANGOR, Maine — About 40 Penobscot County business and civic leaders gathered to hear about a new vision for development in the Bangor region and the consensus seemed to be that it takes more than a village.
October 20, 2011
AUGUSTA — Heather Parent, a land use attorney at Eaton Peabody, has been named policy director of the Maine Department of Environmental Protection, commissioner Pattie Aho announced today.
October 19, 2011
MAINE - October 19, 2011 Eaton Peabody is proud to announce that attorney Heather Parent has been selected to serve as Policy Director at Maine Department of Environmental Protection, effective October 11, 2011.
October 18, 2011
BANGOR, MAINE - October 18, 2011 Andy Hamilton, who has over 25 years of experience in economic development and municipal law, will moderate The Maine Real Estate & Development’s (MEREDA) seminar ‘The New Vision for Development in the Bangor Region’ on October 19th at the Bangor Hilton Garden Inn.
October 04, 2011
OLD TOWN, Maine — The City Council has whittled down its field of city manager applicants to two.
September 29, 2011
KITTERY, Maine — Jim Ashe said he sees himself as having a very specific job for the next few months: to keep the town running smoothly so the Town Council can make the best possible choice for a new town manager.
September 23, 2011
PORTLAND/BANGOR, MAINE - Sept. 23, 2011 Eaton Peabody employees and their family members came out in mass to support the Maine Affiliate of Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure by participating in both the Portland and Bangor Races for the Cure.
September 12, 2011
KITTERY, Maine — The Town Council is expected tonight to appoint a former Topsham town manager as its interim town manager.
September 07, 2011
On this page two months ago, I wrote about Maine Municipal Association’s 2011 Convention, keynoter Scott Paine and some of the featured speakers we look forward to seeing and hearing. Today, I’m pleased to say the convention details are falling into place.
September 06, 2011
MAINE – Sept. 6, 2011 Nine attorneys from Eaton Peabody, a Maine-based law firm with more than 40 attorneys serving New England and Atlantic Canada, were recently selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in Americaï£¨ 2012 (Copyright 2010 by Woodward/White, Inc., of Aiken, S.C.) in 14 areas of specialty.
August 29, 2011
John Melrose joined the American Council of Engineering Companies of Maine as executive director.
August 25, 2011
In the midst of a public hearing on congressional redistricting yesterday, the secretary of the Maine Democratic Party, in an off-hand remark, alleged that Republican Senate President Kevin Raye records constituents' telephone calls without their consent. Raye immediately denied the allegation and requested an apology, and GOP state Chairman Charlie Webster said the Democratic official should resign. Neither has happened yet, but state Democratic leaders want to make clear that the secretary was not speaking for the party.
August 09, 2011
OLD TOWN, Maine — The search for the city’s next manager is under way.
July 29, 2011
OXFORD — Keiser Homes recently won a contract for up to $2 million to build homes for the Maine State Housing Authority.
July 29, 2011
Augusta, Maine — The American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) of Maine is pleased to announce the election of a new president, Rip Patten of Credere Associates. Rip is replacing Scott Graham of the Sewall Company as president.
July 27, 2011
KITTERY, Maine — More than 52 people from around the country have applied to become the town's next police chief.
July 26, 2011
OLD TOWN, Maine — The City Council voted unanimously Monday evening to hire a Maine-based firm to search for the city’s next manager.
July 21, 2011
ELLSWORTH — The city of Ellsworth is betting on a new economic development endeavor.
July 20, 2011
ELLSWORTH, Maine — City Council members voted Monday to contract with two economic development consulting firms to create a program aimed at attracting new businesses to the growing city.
July 15, 2011
Midcoast Maine — Just under a month ago the long-awaited chamber of commerce consolidation vote took place, with members of the Camden-Rockport-Lincolnville and Penobscot Bay Regional Chambers of Commerce casting ballots and opting by wide margins in both organizations to combine forces under the incorporating name, “Penobscot Bay Regional Chamber of Commerce”.
June 24, 2011
ELLSWORTH, Maine —- Despite criticism of a wind power proposal in eastern Hancock County, including some from a county commissioner, the commission voted Thursday to establish financial development agreements with First Wind.
June 15, 2011
BANGOR, MAINE - The Bangor Region Leadership Institute has given its prestigious G. Clifton Eames Award to the leader of an organization that helps women enter the work force and lead more productive lives.
June 14, 2011
PORTLAND, MAINE - The Maine Center for Enterprise Development (MCED) is pleased to announce the Bangor and Portland Advisory Boards for the Top Gun Maine Entrepreneurship Acceleration Program.
June 14, 2011
MAINE - A panel of federal judges has ruled that Maine's Congressional districts are not equally apportioned as they stand. And as such, the judges say, the two districts are unconstitutional and must be redrawn before the 2012 election.
June 10, 2011
POLAND, MAINE — Coming out of a 90-minute executive session to interview a consultant interested is assisting in the search for a new town manager, selectmen voted Thursday to hire the firm of Eaton-Peabody.
June 10, 2011
BANGOR, MAINE – June 10, 2011 The publication Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business has again named Eaton Peabody as one of Maine’s leading business law firms in five areas of practice: Corporate/M&A, Commercial Litigation, Environment, Labor & Employment, Litigation and Real Estate. Seven Eaton Peabody attorneys were individually recognized as among Maine’s best business lawyers in their field. Ratings are based on extensive interviews with other lawyers and business clients.
June 08, 2011
MIDCOAST, MAINE - Exciting times: we have a vote coming up on June 22 at 6pm at the Strom Auditorium of the Camden Hills Regional High School on the question of consolidating with the Penobscot Bay Regional Chamber of Commerce to form a new regional chamber of commerce.
April 22, 2011
BANGOR, MAINE — The Maine Center for Enterprise Development is looking for the next Bill Gates, Steve Jobs, or even William H. Dobelle.
April 08, 2011
BOWDOINHAM, MAINE — The Bowdoinham Board of Selectmen agreed Tuesday on a severance package for former town manager Kathy Durgin-Leighton and voted to hire a consultant to help search for a new town manager.
April 05, 2011
MAINE - When Ford Motor Company violated Maine law, Darling’s, a long time Eaton Peabody client and Ford Blue Oval Certified dealer, turned to Eaton Peabody litigators Judy Metcalf and Noreen Patient for help.
April 01, 2011
DIXFIELD — A meeting between the Board of Selectmen and Mike Rogers of Maine Revenue Services, originally scheduled Tuesday night, will be rescheduled, Town Manager Eugene Skibitsky said Wednesday.
March 29, 2011
DIXFIELD — Selectmen will learn about the tax implications of tax increment financing at a special meeting set for 5 p.m., Tuesday, March 29.
March 28, 2011
FRYEBURG — Nearly 50 people attended a public workshop on the Fryeburg Downtown Revitalization Plan earlier this month and participated in an exercise about what the village area could become, during the next 250 years.
March 25, 2011
Massachusetts is a great place for women to grow their technology careers, but women remain underrepresented in the state’s tech industry — especially in the highest executive ranks of companies, Millennium Pharmaceuticals CEO Deborah Dunsire said during Mass High Tech’s 2011 Women to Watch breakfast.
March 24, 2011
KINGFIELD, Maine — Five years ago — in a political atmosphere where water extraction was viewed with suspicion — local residents voted down a proposed moratorium aimed at slowing down any major development.
March 23, 2011
The Camden Select Board has scheduled a 7:30 a.m. meeting for Wednesday, March 23, to amend a sales agreement and consider referendum language for an upcoming town vote on the sale of former Apollo Tannery land. The meeting will take place in the Washington Street Conference Room.
March 17, 2011
Camden — If permits and financing can be obtained by a film studio company, then the former Apollo Tannery on Washington Street will become a site for sound stages used in movie productions.
February 24, 2011
Castine selectmen David Unger and Gus Basile received advice on how to schedule and fund needed road and infrastructure improvements at a public hearing on Monday afternoon, February 7.
February 14, 2011
BANGOR/BRUNSWICK - February 18, 2011 The law firm of Eaton Peabody (EP) is pleased to announce that corporate finance attorney Michael F. Hahn joins benefits attorney Edward F. Feibel as its most recent additions in the Brunswick office.
February 13, 2011
In November 2010 Prime Tanning, the largest employer in Hartland Maine, filed for federal Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, potentially placing 170 jobs in the community at risk. The Town of Hartland had participated in a financially disastrous bankruptcy workout for the same mill just five years earlier, in 2005. This time, the Town hired Eaton Peabody to better protect the Town’s financial interests.
February 11, 2011
MAINE, February 11, 2011 - Five Eaton Peabody (EP) representatives, comprised of attorneys and consultants, will address economic development topics at the Maine Town and City Management Association's (MTCMA) 32nd Annual Statewide Manager Interchange on March 4 at the Black Bear Inn in Orono.
February 10, 2011
DIXFIELD — Whether the town will pursue some form of development benefits under a tax increment financing agreement with wind turbine developers Patriot Renewables LLC wasn't decided Wednesday night, but selectmen have a better understanding of how such a program might work.
February 09, 2011
PORTLAND — Mathew Eddy of Brunswick and David Soley of Freeport have been elected as board members of the Maine Real Estate & Development Association, a statewide organization of commercial real estate owners, developers and related service providers.
February 09, 2011
MAINE, February 9, 2011 - Eaton Peabody (EP) is honored to be the recipient of the Maine Bar Foundation's 2011 Pro Bono Publico Award.
February 08, 2011
DIXFIELD — Selectmen have set a special meeting with a representative of Eaton Peabody Consulting Group LLC for 5 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 9, at the town office to continue gathering information on the tax implications of a possible wind turbine project.
February 08, 2011
In many communities across Maine, new selectmen and councilors will take office this month. Meanwhile, veteran managers are retiring while younger ones are just starting or still building their municipal careers.
February 04, 2011
ORONO, Maine — Town councilors are prepared to sign a three-year contract with Sophie Wilson to be the next town manager.
February 03, 2011
MAINE, February 3, 2011 - The Maine State Bar Association Business Law Section has selected Bangor attorney David M. Austin to serve as section chair for 2011.
February 02, 2011
BANGOR/AUGUSTA – Eaton Peabody Consulting Group (EPCG), a subsidiary of Eaton Peabody, announces the addition of Justin Holmes to its growing firm.
January 26, 2011
Mass High Tech today introduced 22 women leaders of the New England technology and innovation community as honorees in the eighth annual MHT Women to Watch Awards program.
January 12, 2011
DIXFIELD — Selectmen say it's not too early to consider the impact of an added $500,000 in revenue that a proposed wind farm would bring, and have scheduled a special meeting on Feb. 9 to look further into the matter.
January 09, 2011
WATERVILLE — Residents Tuesday are invited to comment on and ask questions about a proposal to build a new Interstate 95 interchange off Trafton Road.
January 08, 2011
HARTLAND — As the town’s landmark tannery continued through federal bankruptcy proceedings on Friday, Prime Tanning’s president said the company could be put on sale at auction next month.
January 07, 2011
PITTSFIELD -- Carolann Ouellette stood before the audience and talked about how prospective visitors to Maine need to see more than just the state's classic images and messages.
January 06, 2011
Eaton Peabody Consulting Group has announced that it has acquired Maine Tomorrow.
December 10, 2010
BANGOR, MAINE – New England Magazine again names Dan McKay, Berney Kubetz and Matt Raynes to the list of Maine’s 2010 New England Super Lawyers making Eaton Peabody one of the most recognized amongst Bangor based law firms for the widest breadth of expertise.
December 10, 2010
STATEWIDE – Eaton Peabody is proud to announce that the firm has again been recognized by three national publications as one of Maine’s leading law firms.
December 09, 2010
TRENTON — If the board of selectmen here was a married couple, the neighbors would be complaining about the constant fighting, and the pair might be heading to divorce court.
December 07, 2010
MONSON, Maine — A Portland woman who purchased the contents of Moosehead Furniture Co. at a public auction in August has placed much of the equipment back up for auction.
December 03, 2010
MONSON, Maine — The planned reopening of the former Moosehead Manufacturing Co. plant in Monson has hit an environmental snag that could endanger efforts to resume making furniture there.
December 02, 2010
BANGOR, Maine — In northern Maine, business leaders and economic development experts are focusing on growing jobs in the information technology and renewable energy sectors.
November 18, 2010
HARTLAND -- Lawyers representing Prime Tanning will be in U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Bangor today for the first hearing on the company's petition to reorganize its debt and finances through bankruptcy protection.
November 10, 2010
The Orono Town Council passed a measure accepting the resignation of current Town Manager Cathy Conlow at its Nov. 8 meeting.
November 05, 2010
ORONO - We've heard the saying that invention is one percent inspiration and 99 percent perspiration - meaning it's hard work to get your idea off the ground. There's a long and winding road for inventors and entrepreneurs who are just starting out, but it's a road that's been traveled before by many a brilliant mind, and some of them are hoping to be friendly guides at the Invention to Venture symposium at the Black Bear Inn on Nov. 10 from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
November 01, 2010
BANGOR, MAINE - The statewide law firm of Eaton Peabody (EP) is pleased to announce the addition of Hallowell-based consulting group Maine Tomorrow to its subsidiary, Eaton Peabody Consulting Group (EPCG).
October 28, 2010
DIXFIELD — Residents will have a chance to learn about a proposed wind turbine project for the Colonel Holman Mountain ridgeline at an open house at 6 p.m. Thursday at Ludden Memorial Library.
October 28, 2010
BANGOR ME - Eaton Peabody has been identified as one of the "Best Law Firms 2011" in eight categories, based on a review of lawyers and law firms by US News & World Report in conjunction with Best Lawyers. Additionally, 12 Eaton Peabody attorneys were ranked as outstanding leaders in their field based on peer reviews.
October 22, 2010
CAMDEN, Maine — About 700 entrepreneurs, scientists, writers and other innovators gathered here to learn about failure.
October 08, 2010
AUGUSTA, MAINE - Long recognized for its services related to master planning, tax increment financing and business development, Eaton Peabody Consulting Group (EPCG) introduces its municipal management assistance division. Municipal consultants Don Gerrish and Dick Metivier join the team.
October 06, 2010
CAMDEN — Camden has approximately eight business clusters powering its economic engine, the largest being retail.
October 05, 2010
The Maine International Trade Center is pleased to announce that Bangor law firm Eaton Peabody is renewing its sponsorship of the Trade Center’s educational seminar series in the Greater Bangor Region.
September 23, 2010
PORTLAND, MAINE Bill Ferdinand, shareholder and director at Eaton Peabody will present a seminar focusing on land use law and compliance on behalf of the National Business Institute’s continuing education program on December 6th in Portland.
September 21, 2010
BANGOR – Eaton Peabody has announced it will sponsor a series of lectures before each of the Bangor Symphony Orchestra’s concerts during the 2010-11 season.
September 17, 2010
CAMDEN, Maine — Free land, anyone? In an effort to attract business, to bring well-paying jobs for residents and to collect taxes, Camden is giving away 3.5 acres of riverside land to anyone who wants it — with a few caveats.
August 12, 2010
BRUNSWICK, MAINE The law firm of Eaton Peabody has announced the addition of Edward F. Feibel to its Employment Practice.
July 29, 2010
STATEWIDE, MAINE July 26, 2010 The Eaton Peabody Foundation, a statewide charitable foundation of the law firm of Eaton Peabody, announces a $36,000 pledge to Campaign for Justice.
July 23, 2010
CAMDEN — Town Manager Roberta Smith announced July 13 that the town of Camden has contracted with Eaton Peabody Consulting for the services of Mathew Eddy through the fall.
July 08, 2010
(Portland, Maine) The Maine Center for Enterprise Development (MCED) is pleased to announce that its newest Top Gun sponsor is Eaton Peabody.
June 28, 2010
Last year, Tamrah Brown did what scores of business people are doing these days. She started looking into sustainable business practices, with a goal of bringing some of those back to her employer: Eaton Peabody, the Bangor-based law firm that also has offices in Augusta, Brunswick and Ellsworth.
June 25, 2010
BANGOR, MAINE – June 25, 2010 The publication Chambers USA: America’s leading Lawyers for Business has again named Eaton Peabody as one of Maine’s leading business law firms
June 19, 2010
CARTHAGE — Residents will have a chance Monday to decide whether to approve a six-month moratorium on the development of industrial wind farms.
June 16, 2010
CARTHAGE — A special meeting to hear about possible affects tax incentive financing might have on the town if a wind turbine project is built has been set for 7 p.m. Thursday, June 17, at the Community Building.
June 11, 2010
BANGOR, MAINE In response to client demand, Eaton Peabody is now offering the ability to pay invoices online.
June 11, 2010
Law firms are not known for embracing change, but they are known for gathering evidence and making a compelling case. Eaton Peabody, one of Maine's oldest and best-known law firms, has taken the well-established mantra of "zealously representing clients" and applied it to sustainability.
May 27, 2010
BANGOR, ME - Eaton Peabody recently played an integral role in effecting an innovative financing that will enable the Bangor Y to begin implementation of a long term plan to consolidate its facilities at its existing Second Street location.
May 27, 2010
DOVER-FOXCROFT, Maine — Dover-Foxcroft selectmen gave their support Monday to a Missouri development group’s proposal to redevelop the former Moosehead Manufacturing plant into retail space, office space, light manufacturing and-or housing.
May 27, 2010
BANGOR — The principal players behind Mobilize Maine, a collaborative community effort formed last year to harness the area’s unique assets to spur future economic development, have always said they want to be about action, not just words.
May 20, 2010
FARMINGTON — Franklin County commissioners voted unanimously Tuesday to accept a report that outlines management guidelines for the county’s share of a tax-increment financing deal.ï»¿
April 20, 2010
AUGUSTA, MAINE - We're kicking off the governor's race column today with a photo that shows Senate President Elizabeth Mitchell and Sen. Peter Mills in a classic fighting stance.
April 17, 2010
BANGOR, MAINE — Business and economic development will be the focus next week when all seven Republican gubernatorial candidates gather to discuss their strategy should they become the state's chief executive.
April 16, 2010
DIXFIELD — Town Manager Eugene Skibitsky believes a wind farm project together with a tax incentive financing program holds a potentially huge financial opportunity for the town.
April 10, 2010
HOWLAND, MAINE - In Howland, there’s a 12-acre site at a unique location: the confluence of the Piscataquis and Penobscot Rivers. It was long an epicenter
April 01, 2010
BANGOR, MAINE – Four years in the making, a successful joint venture emerges. Locally owned Miller Drug teams up with Affiliated Healthcare, an Eastern Maine Healthcare business, with the goal to provide the best in local pharmaceutical services to the Greater Bangor community.
March 26, 2010
HOWLAND, Maine — Call it a new start for the center of town.
John Holden, an economic development consultant for Eaton Peabody Consulting Group of Augusta, will share with selectmen on Monday a memo developed through several community planning sessions that forecasts possible uses of the land occupied by the former Howland Tannery.
March 22, 2010
Old Town is one of 87 Maine communities that has been selected to receive federal stimulus grants for energy efficient improvements.
March 22, 2010
BANGOR, Maine — Bangor entered into a two-year contract with Eastern Maine Development Corp. on Monday to help the city secure additional funding to support the construction of a new arena.
March 15, 2010
EPCG secured $85,000 in grant funding from Efficiency Maine -- Federal Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program -- for the City of Old Town.
March 11, 2010
HOWLAND, Maine — A Winterport general contractor is clearing 3 acres at the former Howland Tannery
February 22, 2010
BANGOR - It’s been just over a year since Eaton Peabody created its Innovative Enterprise Program (IEP) in order to open its doors to some of Maine’s most talented minds and creative startups.
February 17, 2010
DIXFIELD — Townspeople can learn the impact of a tax-incentive financing program for a proposed wind farm when a consultant presents information at 6 p.m. Monday, Feb. 22, at Ludden Memorial Library.
February 16, 2010
CAMDEN — Camden residents will be asked to vote on two proposed tax increment financing districts at a special town meeting to be held immediately after a public hearing on Tuesday, Feb. 23.
February 04, 2010
CAMDEN, Maine — Select Board members unanimously chose Tuesday to move forward with two tax increment financing
February 04, 2010
CAMDEN — Camden residents will be asked to vote on two proposed development districts at a special town meeting to be held immediately after a public hearing on Tuesday, Feb. 23.
February 04, 2010
ROCKLAND — A former executive director of the Camden-Rockport-Lincolnville Chamber of Commerce has filed a lawsuit against individuals she claims concocted a survey of members of the local business community that irreparably damaged her reputation.
January 26, 2010
FARMINGTON - Wouldn't it be nice if all we needed was just a great idea? Perhaps a better mousetrap? Then the world would beat a path to our door! The problem is that this is rarely how things work.
January 14, 2010
DIXFIELD — Selectmen unanimously voted to hire the Augusta firm of Eaton Peabody Consulting Group to study the financial impact to the town if it enters into a tax incentive financing agreement with a company studying the area for a possible wind turbine farm.
December 10, 2009
Brunswick office duo Judy Metcalf and Noreen Patient teamed up to bring home a win for longtime client, Downeast Energy, against a local law firm over contract breach.
December 05, 2009
AUGUSTA -- Many Maine downtowns are in a chicken-or-the-egg situation. Which comes first, the shopper, or the shop?
December 03, 2009
ELLSWORTH - Over 30 downtown business owners, property owners and chamber officials turned out for a meeting at City Hall Tuesday that was sponsored by the Ellsworth Area Chamber of Commerce to focus on revitalizing downtown.
November 10, 2009
WINSLOW -- A local biotechnology firm that's in the midst of a three-year, $8.8 million project will get back tax money to help pay for its expansion.
November 04, 2009
Six Maine Communities Receive $590,000 in Community Development Block Grants. The state Department of Economic and Community Development awarded $590,000 to six to six Maine communities in the third round of Community Development Block Grants (CDBG) this year.
October 29, 2009
AUBURN — A local law firm is hoping a judge will rule that it isn't on the hook for paying for thousands of gallons of high-priced heating oil.
October 04, 2009
HARPSWELL, MAINE October 4, 2009 Transfer of a business between generations is complicated. Expanding a business for future success requires sophisticated legal advice and planning.
September 29, 2009
AUGUSTA, MAINE - September 29, 2009 Eaton Peabody Consulting Group, LLC., a leader in providing economic development consulting services to both private business and development minded communities in Maine, has announced the addition of former Brunswick Town Manager Don Gerrish to its consulting staff.
September 21, 2009
BANGOR, MAINE – September 21, 2009 A group of 30 Eaton Peabody (EP) employees, family members, and friends joined over 5,000 other Maine residents to walk, run, and ‘stroll’ last Sunday in the 2009 Komen Maine Race for the Cure.
September 17, 2009
BANGOR, MAINE – September 17, 2009 Eaton Peabody (EP) showed up in force to kick off United Way of Eastern Maine’s Annual Campaign Kick Off today at Bass Park. EP collectively donates over $18,000 a year to United Way programs. Almost 100% of the firm’s annual donation is made up of private donations and payroll deductions made by employees.
September 17, 2009
BANGOR, MAINE – September 17, 2009 Eaton Peabody (EP) turned up in force to kick off United Way of Eastern Maine’s Annual Campaign Kick Off today at Bass Park. EP collectively donates over $18,000 a year to United Way programs. Almost 100% of the firm’s annual donation is made up of private donations and payroll deductions made by employees.
September 17, 2009
Eaton Peabody (EP) and Eaton Peabody Consulting Group (EPCG) have provided legal and consulting services to the Town of Oakfield in connection with a $120 million commercial wind farm proposed by First Wind.
September 11, 2009
BANGOR, MAINE – September 11, 2009 Eaton Peabody (EP) joined other community volunteers, Maine AmeriCorps, and members of the National Civilian Community Corps in the cleanup and restoration of the Park Woods Transitional Housing grounds in Bangor as part of the Maine Commission for Community Service and The Governor’s Office service project in honor of 9/11 which has been designated as “Patriot Day”.
September 09, 2009
FARMINGTON — County commissioners have chosen Greater Franklin Development Corp. of Farmington to administer a tax-increment agreement between Franklin County and TransCanada on the Kibby Wind Power Project.
August 19, 2009
DOVER-FOXCROFT — A proposal by the Appalachian Mountain Club for a tax increment financing district on property it owns in Unorganized Territory was advanced Tuesday to Piscataquis County commissioners.
August 15, 2009
BREWER, Maine — Coming soon to a neighborhood near you: the final phase of Champion the Cure, a two-year, $9.5 million fundraiser for CancerCare of Maine’s new facility.
July 27, 2009
BANGOR, Maine — Artists broke out their paints and set up their easels throughout the city on Saturday to take part in the second annual Paint Bangor Day and raise money for the Bangor Art Society.
July 27, 2009
BRUNSWICK – Eaton Peabody (EP) attorney Judy Metcalf has been elected to the Habitat for Humanity/ 7 Rivers Maine Board of Directors.
July 16, 2009
BANGOR – The Law Court handed down a decision today in the matter of Guardianship of Jeremiah T., vacating the decision of the Probate Court which denied the petition of Eaton Peabody’s client, 'the mother', to terminate the guardianship of her minor child, and remanding for a new hearing. Associate probate attorney Jennifer Eastman served as lead counsel with the assistance and guidance of litigation partner Bill Devoe.
July 13, 2009
ROCKLAND - Rockland city councilors gave their backing Monday night to a grant application for a company that wants to manufacture solar panels in the city.
June 30, 2009
BANGOR - The publication Chambers USA: America’s leading Lawyers for Business has again named Eaton Peabody as one of Maine’s leading business law firms in three separate areas of practice: Corporate/M&A, Commercial Litigation, and Real Estate.
April 18, 2009
For entrepreneurial and start-up companies, the toughest challenges to overcome can be access to funding, and sophisticated legal advice to help the business succeed.
April 18, 2009
BANGOR - Eaton Peabody has announced a new ‘Go Green’ Office Sustainability Initiative, joining other leading law firms across the globe. The goal is to reduce energy consumption and promote sustainability in its law practice.
April 11, 2009
The American Heart Association will honor Eaton Peabody for making significant contributions to the lives of Mainers at the 10th annual Northeastern Maine Heart Ball. More than 150 guests are expected to attend this gala event.
February 03, 2009
The law firm of Eaton Peabody is pleased to announce that Noreen A. Patient and John R. Canders have been named shareholders of the firm.
February 03, 2009
Five Eaton Peabody attorneys have been selected by their peers as leaders in their fields in the 2009 edition of Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business.
January 09, 2009
The law firm of Eaton Peabody is pleased to announce the addition of Jason C. Barrett, Ryan Dumais, Rodney A. Lake, Jonathan Pottle, and Thomas Trenholm to the firm.
January 07, 2009
Former Brunswick Economic and SDA Rural Development Specialist Join the Firm
September 25, 2008
Hamilton, Roberts, and Maine Edge to be Honored at Gala October 18th
May 02, 2008
Registered Patent Agent Joins the Company
May 02, 2008
Eaton Peabody Consulting Group, LLC., a subsidiary of Eaton Peabody, has announced the addition of Daniel Stevenson and Patsy Wiggins to the consulting group.
January 30, 2008
The law firm of Eaton Peabody is pleased to announce that David C. Pierson, Heather L. Parent, and Matthew C. Worthen have been named shareholders of the firm.
October 29, 2007
Eaton Peabody attorney Bill Devoe will be honored for his “extraordinary” dedication to providing pro bono legal services apart of Pine Tree Legal Assistance’s (PTLA) fortieth anniversary celebration.
October 29, 2007
Attorneys Mark Beaumont and Jeff Spaulding Join EP
October 26, 2007
Eaton Peabody Attorney Since 1970
July 17, 2007
Several Attorneys Take Top Honors
May 19, 2007
University of Maine Cooperative Extension’s 4-H program embarked on a new event
entitled 4-H EDGE Weekend: Engagement, Direction, and Goals in Education.
May 11, 2007
Trial victory for Jon Huntington in Michael F. Becker and Beverly J. Becker, Trustee v. Owen and Barbara Craighead, d/b/a Mount Desert Campground, Inc., Maine Superior Court, Kennebec County, Docket No. AP-02-19.
May 04, 2007
The Times Record launches 'customer service' initiative with five local businesses