June News – Summer is Here and We’re Busy at MTI

The summer solstice, that arrived packing a powerful heat punch, leaves no question that summer is here. While we seemingly went from mild temperatures to intense 90 degree weather overnight, it’s exciting to start donning lighter clothes and sunglasses while visiting all the amazing Maine public gardens, beaches, and parks.   This month we feature Black… Read more »

May – National Pet Month

It seems someone has turned the weather switch and at long last we are into something close to spring.  It’s May, which happens to be National Pet Month.  Our pets – they are furry, cuddly and we love them!  But they also pack a serious economic punch: in 2023 the pet industry contributed $303 billion… Read more »

Celebrating Green Businesses – Happy Earth Day

It’s hard to believe with the recent snowfall and storms that Earth Day has arrived. Since 1970, Earth Day has marked a harbinger of change, inspiring first the creation of the Environmental Protection Agency, then the Clean Air Act and, a few years later, the Clean Water Act. At MTI we have a long track… Read more »

Celebrating Women in Business

Monthly Blog Post from MTI President, Brian WhitneyThe warmer weather and increased daylight these past weeks signal a change of seasons (despite this most recent storm!).  This month, as you are likely aware, is Women’s History Month. Tracking the incredible arc of the rise of women in business since MTI’s inception in 1999 is a… Read more »