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Waterville downtown revitalization to get $20M 'jump start'

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Downtown revitalization in Waterville came out big on Tuesday night when the Harold Alfond Foundation and Colby College announced an additional $20 million toward the ongoing revitalization efforts...

Rinck crosses the Androscoggin to historic W.T. Grant building

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The former home of a W.T Grant Co. department store in downtown Lewiston will soon get a new lease on life.

Colby College bringing a 42-room hotel to downtown Waterville

A downtown Waterville building that was home to a Levine's clothing store from 1904 until its closure in 1996, is currently being demolished to make way for a 42-room boutique hotel and restaurant.

Poland Spring seeing impact from drought

Maine's ongoing drought conditions are causing Poland Spring to transport its water from more distant sources in the Rangeley area.

Farmers' Almanac predicts big savings with expansive solar array

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Farmers' Almanac publisher Geiger Group is investing $12 million to convert its former manufacturing space in Lewiston into a 105,000-square-foot office and distribution space, which will be...

UMaine Augusta drone course takes flight

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When Augusta locals look to the sky at the end of October they might just find themselves sitting in on Maine’s first university-level unmanned aerial vehicle course, as the University of Maine...

Impact of drought minimal for central Maine’s apple crop

Although the drought that has afflicted Maine farmers for much of the summer has been bad news for crops like lettuce and broccoli, the state’s upcoming apple season appears to have weathered...

On the Record: Wendy Tardif, executive director of the Dempsey Center

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Wendy Tardif has been executive director of the Dempsey Center in Lewiston for nearly six years and has been involved since its founding in 2008. The organization offers people with cancer a range of...

Four Maine museums collect $382K in fed funding

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The Institute of Museum and Library Services has awarded $382,151 in grant funding to four museums across the state through the independent federal agency’s Museums for America program.

Good Shepherd Food Bank gets $3M to buy food locally

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The Good Shepherd Food Bank was awarded $3 million by the Finance Authority of Maine to purchase locally sourced produce and seafood to be distributed to hunger relief programs across the state...