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Smooth sailing for proposed Dollar General in Eddington

A little over two months after the town of Thomaston turned down a proposed Dollar General store on the town’s Main Street, the discount retailer received a preliminary green light for...

Hancock Lumber unveils Kennebunk store

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After eight months of site work, building demolition and construction, the Casco-based Hancock Lumber has officially opened the doors on a new 30,000-square-foot facility in Kennebunk.

Former Brunswick mill seeking solar panel approval

The owners of the Brunswick-based Fort Andross mill on the banks of the Androscoggin River will be meeting with the Village Review Board today about the possibility of installing 160 solar panels on...

New England Tent & Awning pays $225K for Brunswick HQ

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BRUNSWICK — New England Tent & Awning, a Brunswick business that dates back to 1929, has purchased a site that's been crucial to its growth. Paying $225,00 for a building it already occupied,...

Oxford Casino expansion tabled by town officials

The expansion would double the restaurant and bar capacity of the casino, in addition to adding a 106-room hotel on three upper floors above the casino and a first-floor 275-seat multipurpose room.

Bigelow Lab marine algae accelerator to break ground

Groundbreaking will begin this spring and early summer on a roughly 3,000-square-foot pilot-scale production greenhouse on the East Boothbay campus of the Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences.

City of Rockland acquires auto shop, apartment complex

The city of Rockland has acquired a pair of properties due to nonpayment of sewer fees, including a gas station that sits on one-fifth of an acre on the heavily-traveled Route 1.

Orono apartment complex gets new owner

An Orono apartment complex is now under new ownership, as the Chicago, Ill.-based investment firm Harrison Street Real Estate Capital LLC has acquired the complex’s previous owner, Campus Crest...

Westbrook candlepin bowling alley closing after nearly eight decades

A 16-lane candlepin bowling alley that has drawn both competitive and casual bowlers for the past 77 years will be calling it a day, as the Westbrook-based Colonial Bowling Center will be closing...

Maine, national real estate trends show growth

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The Maine Association of Realtors has reported that 1,089 single-family homes were sold in March — a 14.63% jump from March 2015.