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Maine Preservation honors historic rehab and preservation projects

The Maine Preservation honored 16 historic preservation projects throughout the state at its annual awards ceremony last week, including the Press Hotel in Portland and the Mill at Dover-Foxcroft.

Maine organizations to receive $10 million in funding for rural health care facilities

Three Maine health care and community organizations are receiving nearly $10 million in federal loans for the expansion or construction of new facilities.

Arundel Barn Playhouse to be sold

The building housing the Arundel Barn Playhouse is in the process of being sold to owners that plan on creating a live music venue.

TD Bank helps Nature Conservancy buy 12,700 acres of forest

The Nature Conservancy in Maine has purchased more than 12,700 acres of forest land located next to the Sunkhaze Meadows National Wildlife Refuge in Milford with the help of a grant from TD Bank.

South Berwick gets 28-unit, affordable housing project for seniors

Avesta Housing on Monday unveiled 28 new affordable apartments for seniors in downtown South Berwick.

Good Shepherd buys former BDN printing plant in Hampden

Good Shepherd Food Bank of Maine plans to move its Brewer distribution center to the former Bangor Daily News printing plant in Hampden after purchasing the 40,000-square-foot building for an...

Portland documentary school, MECA continue partnership talks

Discussions about creating a partnership between the Maine College of Art and the Salt Institute for Documentary Studies, which announced in June it would close this fall, have progressed.

NASA commits $6.5M to Gulf of Maine Research Institute for climate change education

The Gulf of Maine Research Institute in Portland is receiving a $6.5 million grant from NASA to create a new educational program focused on science knowledge and problem-solving related to climate...

Bangor Savings Bank to sponsor UMaine women’s basketball

Bangor Savings Bank will be the title sponsor of the University of Maine’s women’s basketball team for the next three years, the university’s athletic department and its multimedia...

Maine farmers market group gets federal grants to expand food stamp access

The Maine Federation of Farmers' Markets will receive two U.S. Department of Agriculture grants totaling more than $348,000 to increase access to Maine farmers markets and to promote them, the...