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Fundraising by Maine companies rolls on with distillery, real estate firm

Lori Valigra |

The strong fund raising by Maine companies this year is continuing with two Feb. 4 filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

Bar Harbor council backs rehab of major street

Bar Harbor’s town council designated $25,000 for an infrastructure design study on Cottage Street, one of the popular summer tourist town’s two main corridors central to commerce, the...

Hallowell developer wants to demolish 19th century building

Builder Steve Hammond has proposed demolishing a mixed-use structure at 226 Water St. in Hallowell, but Row House, a nonprofit that works to preserve Hallowell’s historic sites, said it...

Portland's Congress Square redesign project nets over 100 bids

The city of Portland received more than 100 submissions for its Congress Square redesign project, with some public art proposals coming from as far away as the United Kingdom. The goal of the project...

Condo developer proposes six-story India Street development

The India Street neighborhood could be the home to a new six-story residential building, based on plans a local developer has submitted to Portland city officials.

MaineToday Media sells longtime South Portland location

MaineToday Media, the owner and publisher of The Portland Press Herald, Maine Sunday Telegram, Kennebec Journal, Waterville Sentinel and The Coastal Journal, has sold its printing plant in South...

Improved market enhances Yarmouth’s Main Street

Handy’s Market and Café owner Sean Ireland has completed construction of a new carriage house — Wi-Fi, cafe-style seating on the first floor, and an upstairs “community board...

2015 construction spending its highest in eight years

U.S. construction spending continued its rebound in December and total spending in 2015 reached its highest level since 2007.

Maine tribal communities awarded HUD grants

Both the Penobscot Indian Nation and the Houlton Band of Maliseets are the recipients of Housing and Urban Development grants.

Camden complex to be converted to senior community

Three connected commercial buildings that run along Mechanic Street in downtown Camden are being renovated, with plans to convert the upper floors into housing for people 55 years and older.