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'New' Kennebunkport Festival seen as big success

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In its first season as a grassroots-run event, the weeklong Kennebunkport Festival raised $81,194 for local charities. The June 4-10 festival included seven public events and seven “art of...

Family farm in Houlton honored by Maine Potato Board

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The Maine Potato Board named the Donald Fitzpatrick family of Houlton as the 2018 “Farm Family of the Year.”

Scrap-to-compost startup fills midcoast niche

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A Camden startup called ScrapDogs Community Compost is building a subscriber base of restaurants and households for its service of turning food waste into compost.

$5.4 million Yarmouth commercial sale biggest spark in hot market

Maureen Milliken |

One-time sardine cannery was developed over the years, and now houses about 20 tenants, including the Royal River Grillhouse and East Coast Yacht Sales.

GrowSmart Maine launches Maine Smart Growth Awards


GrowSmart Maine is launching the Maine Smart Growth awards, which are designed to recognize the diverse elements that contribute to smart growth, and also serve as real life illustrations...

Groundbreaking held at Beacon at Gateway luxury apartments


The 288-unit development, at the corner of Payne Road and Haigis Parkway, is across from Cabela's plaza, is scheduled to open in the fall and includes studio through three-bedroom apartments.

Children's Museum & Theatre of Maine puts its building on the market

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The Children's Museum & Theatre of Maine has officially put its property at 142 Free St. in Portland on the market, with an asking price of $3.4 million.

Franklin County’s Healthy Community Coalition lands $100K grant

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The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has awarded Healthy Community Coalition of Greater Franklin County a $100,000 grant to fund initiatives to improve rural health care.

Boatbuilder plans expansion in East Boothbay

Washburn & Doughty Associates of East Boothbay announced the planned purchase of two adjacent buildings from Hodgdon Yachts.

Iconic Yarmouth seafood market finds new owners

Laurie Schreiber |

Day's Crabmeat & Lobster, located on Route 1 in Yarmouth, has finally sold after a lengthy period on the market.