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New R.H. Foster store adds healthy twist to convenience stores

The new R.H. Foster gas station and convenience store in Ellsworth has more in common with Whole Foods Market than 7-Eleven, offering kale smoothies and pizza topped with fig and prosciutto.

Farmington approves incentives for assisted-living facility

The Waterville-based Woodlands Senior Living is getting a tax break that allows the company to move ahead with plans to build a 32-bed assisted-living facility on Knowlton Corner Road in Farmington.

Feds award $10.5M for replacement of Beals Island Bridge

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The U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded $10.5 million for the replacement of the Beals Island Bridge, the only crossing that connects the island and town of Beals with the mainland at...

QT’s Ice Cream finds new, quieter location in Wiscasset

QT’s Ice Cream Parlor, the Wiscasset homemade ice cream maker known for its roster of 26 flavors including one made from pureed lobster, has found a new home.

Bangor officials give former Central Building owner another shot

Bangor City Council approved an agreement with David S. Boyd, the former owner of the historic 30,000-square-foot Central Building in the city’s downtown, enabling him to regain ownership of...

Waterville YMCA to get its own mini-Wrigley Field, sans-Billy Goat's Curse

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A Little League-sized taste of Wrigley Field is coming to the Waterville Area YMCA thanks in part to a $100,000 grant from the Baseball Tomorrow Fund, which will be used to reconstruct the Purnell...

Owners of Central Provisions have pizza in mind for new Back Cove site

Laurie Schreiber |

PORTLAND — Paige and Chris Gould, the wife-and-husband owners of the popular eatery Central Provisions at 414 Fore St., have purchased 182 Ocean Ave. in Portland's Back Cove for $667,500.

Aquaponics greenhouse gets OK in Brunswick

The Brunswick Village Review Board approved the new design for the construction of a two-story greenhouse and mixed-use property behind the Asian-fusion restaurant Tao Yuan in Brunswick’s...

IDEXX, Unum Group go beyond the cubicle with open office spaces

Laurie Schreiber |

IDEXX wanted to do away with the old-style rows of cubicles and high partitions with its latest expansion.

One on One with Peter Warren, CEO of Warren Construction

Peter Van Allen |

Warren Construction keeps a low profile — its Freeport headquarters doesn't even have a sign outside. Yet its portfolio includes some well-known buildings: the new Friends School of Portland, a...