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Portland nonprofit buys downtown building for $1.4M to protect artist spaces

Dylan Martin |

Portland arts nonprofit SPACE Gallery has purchased the downtown building where it has been a tenant for 13 years — a move that secures a permanent home for the nonprofit and the dozens of...

Brunswick Landing to benefit from $10M ‘anaerobic digester’

Construction is underway at Brunswick Landing for a $10 million facility that converts biological waste into a kind of biogas that’s used to generate electricity.

Rock-solid resurgence: Rockland draws investors, new construction

Jennifer Van Allen |

Each summer, thousands of visitors and summer residents flock to downtown Rockland to enjoy lobster, blues, and boat festivals, to peruse galleries and shops, to see the renowned...

Islands in the mainstream: Affordable housing key to sustainable island populations

Laurie Schreiber |

An influx of new families on Great Cranberry Island promises hope for a sustainable year-round community.

Tilson awarded $270K for broadband project

Portland-based Tilson Technology Management has won a $270,335 contract to design, engineer and build a broadband network in a section of Ellsworth that includes the city's Commerce Park, an...

Maine housing market hits highest point in years

Maine home sales and prices reached high points in June that haven't been seen for at least a few years.

Colby College buys two downtown Waterville buildings

James McCarthy |

In a move hailed by municipal officials and downtown business leaders, Colby College has purchased two vacant buildings in downtown Waterville within several blocks of each other on Main Street that...

Gorham Bike and Ski buys downtown Portland building after seven years as a tenant

Dylan Martin |

Gorham Bike and Ski has secured its downtown Portland location after the owner of the retail business purchased the building it's been leasing since 2008.

Mac Air Group begins work on $6M facility

Mac Air Group, a Portland-based, high-end aviation services company, began construction of its $6 million facility at Portland International Jetport on Thursday.

Ex-Augusta mayor settles suit against Mattson

Former Augusta Mayor William E. Dowling has ended his lawsuit against developer Kevin Mattson and several firms run by Mattson, though details of the settlement are not being disclosed.