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Husson receives largest gift in its history from Alfond foundation


Husson University announced today it is receiving a $4 million matching gift from the Harold Alfond Foundation to go toward the construction of a new College of Business building on its Bangor campus.

Presque Isle's $7.9M community center reaping rewards


The Sargent Family Community Center, which opened in October, has already had an impact in the Aroostook County city of Presque Isle.

USM gets green light to complete Portland master plan


The University of Maine System Board of Trustees has given the go-ahead to the University of Southern Maine to complete a master plan that could dramatically change the layout of its Portland campus.

South Portland software firm acquired by ARCOM

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InterSpec, a South Portland-based company that creates software solutions for the building industry, announced Monday it has been acquired by ARCOM, headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah. The...

Contractor named to design $50M Saco River water-treatment facility


Maine Water has selected Hazen, an international engineering firm, for the engineering design services necessary to build a new water treatment facility near the Saco River in Biddeford.

More tweaks to 58 Fore St. plan sought

Portland's Historic Preservation Board is asking for up to 12 planned townhouses to be removed from the proposed redevelopment of 58 Fore St., but developer James Brady hopes to continue talks.

Medium company runner-up: Horch Roofing Inc.

How would you describe your company’s core mission?:We have a defined mission and vision statement, along with six core values...

Biddeford: Parking shortage costing jobs

Biddeford city officials are concerned a lack of parking spaces downtown is costing jobs and putting the community's revitalization at risk.

How 'plywood on steroids' reduces construction time and payroll costs

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Sometimes referred to as “plywood on steroids,” CLT and related engineered wood products such as nail laminated and glue-laminated timber have been identified by the Maine Forest Products...

Mainebiz announces finalists for 'fastest growing' awards

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Mainebiz has chosen eight companies as finalists for the Mainebiz “Fastest Growing Companies in Maine” awards. All eight companies have exhibited tremendous growth over three years and...