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Development in Rockland’s downtown heats up

The Tillson peninsula isn’t the only neighborhood in Rockland experiencing a wave of resurgence through development, as several new businesses are set to open in the city’s downtown over...

Bath Iron Works to build first Flight III destroyer

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U.S. Sens. Susan Collins and Angus King announced that the Navy’s first Flight III Arleigh Burke-class destroyer (DDG-51) will be built at Bath Iron Works.

Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens plots multimillion-dollar expansion

The Boothbay-based Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens has unveiled the goals of a 20-year master plan that includes the construction of a new 22,000-square-foot glass conservatory, expanded gardens and...

Knox County, Lincoln regional airports land $639K in grants

U.S. Sens. Angus King and Susan Collins have announced that the U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded $639,841 in grant funding to two airports in Maine.

Rockland panel, Maine Lobster Festival squabble over park use

The Rockland Harbor Management Commission is challenging how long the popular Maine Lobster Festival will be able to use a trio of parks on the city's waterfront.

Farmer’s coalition looks to bring upscale swine back in vogue

The “Kobe beef of pork” is being saved from the brink of extinction thanks to a group of Maine veterans who are raising them at their farms across the state, in addition to introducing...

Bigelow Lab marine algae accelerator to break ground

Groundbreaking will begin this spring and early summer on a roughly 3,000-square-foot pilot-scale production greenhouse on the East Boothbay campus of the Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences.

City of Rockland acquires auto shop, apartment complex

The city of Rockland has acquired a pair of properties due to nonpayment of sewer fees, including a gas station that sits on one-fifth of an acre on the heavily-traveled Route 1.

Four communities receive $15.1M for wastewater infrastructure upgrades

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As part of the Friday's Earth Day festivities, the U.S. Department of Agriculture announced that four Maine communities will receive $15.1 million for upgrades to their wastewater infrastructure,...

Waldoboro manufacturer of specialty grilling products expands to Georgia

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The Waldoboro-based grilling and smoking woods manufacturer, Flame Grilling Products Inc., has finalized plans to open a satellite operation in Glennville, Ga., in an expansion that its co-founder...