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New tour boat association helps promote Camden waterfront

Owners of seven Penobscot Bay tour boat operations formed the new Camden Day Sailers Association to share knowledge and collectively promote their businesses.

Owner of Bremen lobster co-op expanding into aquaculture

The new owner of the Bremen Lobster Pound Co-op is reintroducing aquaculture to the co-op's traditional function of being a base of operations for local lobstermen and commercial fishermen.

Maine's highest court sides with Pingree inn over neighbor's complaint

A historic inn on North Haven owned by U.S. Rep. Chellie Pingree, D-1st District, has prevailed in a legal dispute regarding its expansion, the Bangor Daily News reported.

New Belfast farmers market draws 2,000 for opening

The new United Farmers Market of Maine in Belfast drew 2,000 people for its opening.

Sea Bags opens third Maine store


Sea Bags opened a new store in Camden’s shopping district — its third in Maine — just in time for the traditional start of the summer tourism season.

Top Gun regional business pitch finalists announced

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The winners of the Maine Center for Entrepreneurial Development's Top Gun semi-final events were announced after regional pitch-offs in Bangor, Lewiston/Auburn, Rockport and Portland.

Tiny homes: A solution to address homelessness?

Midcoast Habitat for Humanity and Mid-Coast Hospitality House are working with the town of Rockport to built a tiny home prototype as part of a plan to address homelessness.

Retail, housing proposed for former Bath YMCA lot

Housing and multi-use development were recently proposed for the vacant former YMCA lot in Bath.

House votes to allow small grocers to open on holidays

Maine’s House of Representatives passed a bill that would allow small grocery stores to open on holidays, skirting long-time blue laws.

Rockland named one of '20 best small towns to visit'


Thanks to a nomination by the Maine Office of Tourism, Rockland has been recognized by as one of the "20 Best Small Towns To Visit in 2017."