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Ellsworth awarded $300K Community Development Block Grant

The city of Ellsworth will receive $300,000 from the Maine Department of Economic and Community Development via the federal Department of Housing and Urban Development that can be used to assist...

The Via Agency joins Maine's growing ESOP roster

Jennifer Van Allen |

Like a lot of small business owners, The VIA Agency founder and Chairman John Coleman didn't relish the prospect of a giant out-of-state operator swallowing advertising agency he spent 23 years...

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...