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Wiscasset receives $4.3M to upgrade century-old water system

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The Wiscasset Water District received funding from the USDA Rural Development office totaling $4.3 million for infrastructure upgrades on nearly 13,000 feet of century-old water lines.

EPA awards $7.3M for redevelopment of contaminated sites

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Sixteen communities in Maine have been awarded $7,340,000 in funding from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for the assessment and cleanup of Brownfield sites that contain hazardous...

Cutting weight, health care costs with employee wellness programs

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Dan Bookham enjoys his work at Allen Insurance and Financial, where he's the business development director and a commercial insurance producer at the firm's office in Camden. But over time, he became...

Founder of seafood processing plant looks to avoid impending auction

The founder of the Tenants Harbor-based seafood processing plant Sea Hag Seafood is hoping to avoid a planned auction for the plant’s property, building and equipment following its closure...

Prominent Midcoast developers buying downtown Rockport property

Two local developers have signed an agreement to purchase the Shepard Building in downtown Rockport in addition to two undeveloped lots on either side of the four-story brick building on Central...

National Science Foundation awards Bigelow Labs $1.1M for microbe study

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The National Science Foundation has awarded $1,093,785 to the East Boothbay-based Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences to fund a study on microbes and their effects on oceans.

Bath consignment shop expands ‘funky’ footprint with move

Sometimes the perfect location for your business has been right under your nose — or in the case of Becky Welsh and her Bath-based consignment shop J’Adore — the location had been...

Bixby & Co. owner named Tory Burch Foundation fellow

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Kate McAleer, the owner of the Rockland-based craft candy bar company Bixby & Co., has been named a Tory Burch Foundation fellow, receiving a $10,000 business education grant and a trip to New York...

Bigelow Lab starts construction on 15,000-square-foot dorm

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Ground has been broken on a 15,000-square-foot, 32-bed residence building intended for students and scientists visiting the East Boothbay campus of the Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences.

Rockland represents Maine in national Main Streets celebration

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The city of Rockland is representing the state of Maine in National Life Group's 2016 Main Streets Across America celebration.