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A crossroads in Limington sees new development for Dollar General store

Laurie Schreiber |

The rural York County town of Limington is the site of a new Dollar General store, the 15th since the chain opened its first store in the state in March 2015.

Collins pours one of her own to mark brewery opening

On Friday, the red carpet was rolled out to celebrate the grand opening of Mason’s Brewing Co., as U.S. Sen. Susan Collins joined city officials, brewery owner Christopher Morley and beer...

Former Ames location will bounce back into use

The 40,000-square-foot building on Stillwater Avenue that was home to an Ames Department Store until 2002 will be getting an unexpected new lease on life as the Orono Trampoline Park.

Maine real estate sales continue double-digit growth from 2015

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2016 remains a strong year for the real estate industry in Maine, as double-digit gains in sales of single-family homes over the year before continue.

Robbinston natural gas project to be put on market

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Downeast LNG, the developer behind a natural gas import and export terminal near the Washington County town of Robbinston, will be putting the project up for sale on July 1.

Are shipping containers a solution to Portland's crowded real estate market?

A developer says the demand for small, flexible retail spaces served as the catalyst for the planned razing of a two-family house to make way for a retail incubator made of shipping containers.

A new name, new facilities for nonprofit healthcare provider

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A new health care facility in South Portland isn’t the only sign that Portland Community Health Center is expanding.

A taste of the Windy City coming to South Portland

What you'll find at the new South Portland location of Chicago Dogs when it opens this summer: the mac-and-cheese dog, which is a hot dog smothered in macaroni and cheese; the Carolina dog, which is...

Aging workforce, lack of skilled workers leads to worker shortage in construction

A “perfect storm” has led to a shortage of skilled workers in Maine's construction industry, forcing some contractors in the state to turn down projects.

MEREDA Index dips after strong showing in previous reports

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At its spring meeting last week, the Maine Real Estate & Development Association told several hundred participants that the MEREDA Index stood at 91, dropping from a peak 2015 rating of 110.