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QT’s Ice Cream finds new, quieter location in Wiscasset

QT’s Ice Cream Parlor, the Wiscasset homemade ice cream maker known for its roster of 26 flavors including one made from pureed lobster, has found a new home.

Redzone unveils $1M rural broadband funding program, Bangor expansion

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On the same day that it announced that it has expanded service offerings to greater Bangor, broadband service provider Redzone Wireless, LLC announced that it has launched a new $1 million municipal...

Flowfold drafts former Putney manager as COO

James Morin, the former manager of commercial operations for the Portland-based veterinary product company Putney Inc., has been named chief operating officer of Flowfold, a Peaks Island company...

Bangor officials give former Central Building owner another shot

Bangor City Council approved an agreement with David S. Boyd, the former owner of the historic 30,000-square-foot Central Building in the city’s downtown, enabling him to regain ownership of...

Waterville YMCA to get its own mini-Wrigley Field, sans-Billy Goat's Curse

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A Little League-sized taste of Wrigley Field is coming to the Waterville Area YMCA thanks in part to a $100,000 grant from the Baseball Tomorrow Fund, which will be used to reconstruct the Purnell...

New chair of Maine Insurance Association a familiar face

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Michelle Ibarguen, the Augusta branch manager and president of the independent insurance provider Cross Insurance, has been appointed chairwoman for the board of the Maine Insurance Association.

Owners of Central Provisions have pizza in mind for new Back Cove site

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PORTLAND — Paige and Chris Gould, the wife-and-husband owners of the popular eatery Central Provisions at 414 Fore St., have purchased 182 Ocean Ave. in Portland's Back Cove for $667,500.

Portland-to-Bar Harbor no longer on the flight plan for Elite Airways

A lack of demand forced Portland-based Elite Airways to drop its Portland-to-Bar Harbor flights a little over a month after the service was launched.

UMaine hosting sustainable agriculture, renewable energy conference

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The flagship campus of the University of Maine will be hosting the Northeast Agricultural and Biological Engineering Conference next week, a four-day event covering sustainable agriculture and...

Aquaponics greenhouse gets OK in Brunswick

The Brunswick Village Review Board approved the new design for the construction of a two-story greenhouse and mixed-use property behind the Asian-fusion restaurant Tao Yuan in Brunswick’s...