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Landry/French joins the growing ranks of Maine ESOP businesses

Kevin Steeves |

Mainebiz spoke to Landry/French Construction Co. Vice President Kevin French about the decision to establish an ESOP at the Scarborough-based company.

Biddeford firm scores $15M Navy Contract

Staff |

The U.S. Navy has awarded a $15 million, five-year contract to the Biddeford architectural and engineering firm Oak Point Associates to support Naval Facilities Engineering Command projects at the...

‘Legacy’ Brewer brick maker closes

After 110 years in business, the Brewer-based Brooks Brick Co. called it a day on Friday — as competition from brick suppliers out of state, lack of demand from homeowners, budget cutbacks for...

Art project delayed for Woodford's Corner facelift

There's more news about the much-needed rehab of the five-way intersection of Woodford's Corner in Portland — including the decision on Monday to delay action on a public art proposal for the...

Waterfront ice rink plans gain support from Bangor officials

The Bangor Rotary Club is gearing up to celebrate its centennial by gifting the city a long-talked-about addition to the Bangor Waterfront — an ice rink and splash pad that would overlook the...

Former Dakin building home to high-end apartments

After two years and a $2 million investment, the conversion of the former Dakin Sporting Goods building in downtown Bangor is complete.

The entrepreneurs of Brunswick's TechPlace

Lori Valigra |

TechPlace, the entrepreneur incubator at Brunswick Landing, lacks the cacophony and frenetic energy of the typical Massachusetts or Silicon Valley startup space, and that's not a bad...

Historic factory will get $6M conversion to apartments


The former home of Schlotterbeck & Foss Co. is getting new life, thanks to a developer who successfully applied to have it listed on the National Register of Historic Places and is now able to take...

Portand's M.R. Brewer Inc.'s bright future stays true to familial roots

Laurie Schreiber |

M.R. Brewer Inc. is a construction and millwork firm that handles everything from installing a $50 cabinet door to completing multi-million-dollar renovations and new construction.

Bar Harbor council backs rehab of major street

Bar Harbor's town council designated $25,000 for an infrastructure design study on Cottage Street, one of the popular summer tourist town's two main corridors central to commerce.