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Construction to begin soon for apartment complex at Biddeford's Riverdam Mill

Construction will soon be underway to convert two buildings at Biddeford's Riverdam Mill to an 80-unit apartment complex.

Waterville airport expects boost thanks to recent investments

Millions of dollars’ worth of work over the last two years at the Robert LaFleur Municipal Airport in Waterville will help the airport handle increased jet traffic and service aircraft, city...

In The County, investment equals jobs

Laurie Schreiber |

The Maine Malt House, part of the family-owned Buck Farms in Mapleton, Aroostook County, was established last year by brothers Joshua, Jacob and Jared Buck to provide malt for the booming...

Grassroots effort takes first steps in branding Moosehead region as 'America's Crown Jewel'

James McCarthy |

On a map of northern Maine, stick an imaginary pin in the middle of Moosehead Lake. Now draw a circle with a 25-mile radius using that point as its center.

Eastport Port Authority's Chris Gardner is looking forward in Eastport

Peter Van Allen |

Chris Gardner might be forgiven if he thought the sun rises with his job.

Waterville Main Street leader is giving hope to Maine downtowns

Jennifer Van Allen |

As executive director of Waterville Main Street, Jennifer Olsen is the first one to acknowledge the city's challenges.

Sanford doughnut shop opens second location in Biddeford

Dirty Dozen Donuts, a doughnut shop that launched in Sanford in 2012, opened a second location in Biddeford on Wednesday, the Journal Tribune reported.

EPA announces $1.2 million in cleanup funds

The federal Environmental Protection Agency on Wednesday announced $1.2 million for cleanup and redevelopment projects at contaminated industrial sites in Maine, as part of an overall grant package...

Co-working space slated to open in Westbrook in November

Paul Koenig |

A marketing professional in Westbrook is planning to open a co-working space in 1,800 square feet of the historic Dana Warp Mill.

Second act: A former chamber CEO “retires” but keeps on working

Laurie Schreiber |

On June 3, Chip Morrison retired after 20 years as president and CEO of the Androscoggin County Chamber of Commerce.