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Reflecting Portland: Custom glass features meld new with old buildings

Lori Valigra |

Glass-fronted interlopers are popping up between Portland's quaint brick buildings, and if a Biddeford complex glazing system maker has its way, more architects will design signature...

'Cargotecture' adopted for efficient, modular space

Laurie Schreiber |

Fancy an office or home that pops out of the box, ready to "plug and play?" A new architectural trend in Maine is the box.

Portland-based architecture firm changes the approach to medical office buildings

James McCarthy |

For Ellen Belknap, president of the Portland-based architecture and engineering firm SMRT, all of the Affordable Care Act concepts can be honed down to a few simple concepts: Improve the...

Maine home sales rise as national sales drop

Single-family existing home sales in Maine increased in June by 14% over the same month last year — a moderate contrast to declining national home sales.

Congress Square sale referendum unlikely this fall

The city of Portland may not hold a second referendum on the sale of Congress Square this fall — instead opting for a slower approach in planning the park’s...

Athens biomass plant could get $12M tax break

A biomass facility in Athens is now eligible for more than $12 million in state tax credits after receiving certifications from the Finance Authority of Maine that will help spur...

C&L Aerospace's $5M Bangor expansion will mean more jobs

C&L Aerospace, a global aviation services company, is celebrating the completion of its new $5 million headquarters expansion in Bangor, paving the way for more jobs and...

UMPI gets $50K grant to start visual arts center

The University of Maine at Presque Isle has received a $50,000 federal grant to help build a new visual arts center that will be the first of its kind in the region.

Belfast grocer a ‘total loss’ after fire

A Belfast grocery store that came under new ownership in April is considered a total loss by those owners after a fire damaged the building’s interior on Tuesday.

Rockland moratorium on building height moves forward

Rockland’s proposed six-month moratorium on building developments over 50 feet tall is moving forward after it received initial approval from the City Council.