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$5.4 million Yarmouth commercial sale biggest spark in hot market

Maureen Milliken |

One-time sardine cannery was developed over the years, and now houses about 20 tenants, including the Royal River Grillhouse and East Coast Yacht Sales.

GrowSmart Maine launches Maine Smart Growth Awards


GrowSmart Maine is launching the Maine Smart Growth awards, which are designed to recognize the diverse elements that contribute to smart growth, and also serve as real life illustrations...

Groundbreaking held at Beacon at Gateway luxury apartments


The 288-unit development, at the corner of Payne Road and Haigis Parkway, is across from Cabela's plaza, is scheduled to open in the fall and includes studio through three-bedroom apartments.

Children’s Museum & Theatre of Maine puts its building on the market

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The Children's Museum & Theatre of Maine has officially put its property at 142 Free St. in Portland on the market, with an asking price of $3.4 million.

Weigel, McKim to lead Maine Bankers Assoc.

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At the 125th annual meeting of the Maine Bankers Association in South Casco, member banks elected Patricia Weigel, president and CEO of Norway Savings Bank, to head the association beginning July 1.

Franklin County’s Healthy Community Coalition lands $100K grant

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The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has awarded Healthy Community Coalition of Greater Franklin County a $100,000 grant to fund initiatives to improve rural health care.

Boatbuilder plans expansion in East Boothbay

Washburn & Doughty Associates of East Boothbay announced the planned purchase of two adjacent buildings from Hodgdon Yachts.

FDA reconsidering ‘added sugar’ label on pure maple syrup and honey

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is reconsidering its labeling proposal that would require labels on pure maple syrup and pure honey containers to include the phrase “added sugar.”

‘World’s greatest hamburger’ chain pulls out of Maine

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Seasonality, rising labor costs and the cost of doing business are the stated reasons why Fuddruckers closed its Ellsworth restaurant just three years after its opening.

Hawaii man sentenced for fraud that stuck York lobster dealer with big loss

A former employee of York-based lobster wholesaler Maine Coast was sentenced Tuesday in U.S. District Court for wire fraud that included a shipment of 50,000 pounds of lobster to a fraudulent...