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Small-business incubator established in Waldoboro

A small-business development space called BugTussle Brooder has been established at the former Fieldcrest Manor Nursing Home in Waldoboro.

Immigrant-welcoming food market proposed in Augusta

A group of organizers is proposing to build a food market in downtown Augusta as a welcome center for immigrants.

Portland's rezoning of Camelot Farm allows more homes to be built ... unless it's overturned

A proposed single-home subdivision for Camelot Farm in Portland's Stroudwater neighborhood gained City Council approval for a zoning change that will allow the developers to build 95 homes there...

Historic landmark in Biddeford changes hands in competitive 'sellers market'

Laurie Schreiber |

The Smith Building, a historic landmark in this Biddeford, went on the market in early January, garnered 15 showings and was purchased by a Boston real estate investor for $850,000 in early June.

Catalyst Paper’s project would support 62 new jobs at Rumford mill

British Columbia-based Catalyst Paper Corp. projects that a $56 million investment in a tissue-making machine at its Rumford mill would support 62 full-time jobs.

Bridgton Hospital named one of nation’s ‘Top Critical Access Hospitals to Know’


Central Maine Healthcare’s Bridgton Hospital has been named one of the country’s “62 Critical Access Hospitals to Know in 2017” by Becker’s Hospital Review.

Saco Island targeted for $40 million development

Developer Bernie Saulnier is putting together a $40 million mixed-use project for the east side of Saco Island, but city officials are advising him to seek community input before submitting plans.

Site work begins on Hampden waste-to-energy plant

The Sargent Corp. began site work on Fiberight’s new $69 million waste-to-energy plant in Hampden.

Bridgton native Justin McIver: A builder who's making a difference in his hometown

Lori Valigra |

Justin McIver, a Bridgton native, says his hometown is on the verge of a boom, and he wants to be a key part of it.

Bangor cultural nonprofits generate $10 million in economic activity

A Washington, D.C.-based Americans for the Arts study found that 14 cultural nonprofits in Bangor spent $3.4 million in 2015 and audiences at their events spent $6.6 million.