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Statler Mill redevelopment faces opposition over low-income housing


Eight years after Augusta acquired the 32-acre former Statler Mill property on the east side of the Kennebec River, and 16 years after the mill closed, the city is still struggling with developing...

Lewiston buildings nominated for National Register of Historic Places

Lewiston’s Downtown Commercial Historic District and the 19th-century Le Messager building on Lisbon Street have been nominated by the Maine Historic Preservation Commission for listing on the...

Tambrands spends $4.6M on safety upgrades at Auburn plant


Two major safety upgrades at Auburn's Tambrands' factory, with a cost of $4.6 million, are the latest in a total $11 million in expansion and upgrades this year at the site.

Century-old law firm joins Lewiston's revitalization push

Laurie Schreiber |

Berman & Simmons, a law firm that specializes in personal injury and medical malpractice, is renovating the historic building in downtown Lewiston that has served as the firm's headquarters for over...

Waterville’s part in Trafton Road project moves forward

Waterville’s part of a business/government partnership to bring business development to the southern end of the city took a step forward Tuesday night when the city council gave initial...

Chamber says 'yes' to Twin Cities merger


Following a daylong retreat on Sept. 22, the board of the Lewiston Auburn Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce has voted to support the merger of Lewiston and Auburn.

New Waterville interchange drawing traffic, commercial interest

A month-old Interstate 95 interchange in Waterville is drawing traffic as well as increased commercial interest in the previously hard-to-get-to southern section of the city.

Krispy Kreme coming to Maine, two shops to open this fall

A mid-September opening is planned for Maine's first Krispy Kreme donut shop, in Saco.

Augusta board OKs Capitol Street office complex


The Augusta Planning Board reluctantly approved a plan for two new office buildings on Capitol Street a block from the State House, partially on land that for decades housed the Department of...

Lewiston's Agora Grand Event Center goes on the market

The owner of the Agora Grand Event Center in Lewiston and neighboring inn is selling the properties for $1.2 million.