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Business lauded by L-A city officials finds new home

Downtown Handmade & Vintage has found a new home at 277 Lisbon St. in downtown Lewiston, where it will be joined by the art collective, The Hive, and a new art gallery.

Transportation providers expand routes following CTI closure

A pair of transportation companies in Belfast and Lewiston-Auburn will assume control of public transportation services in Maine's midcoast region following the announced closure of Coastal Trans...

Recent sales heat up Lewiston-Auburn retail market

Laurie Schreiber |

675 Main Street LLC, bought two shopping centers — the 32,000-square-foot Marketplace Mall located at 675 Main St. in Lewiston for $2 million, and the 12,000-square-foot Taylor Brook Mall, at...

State, feds at odds over how to address Community Health Options' financial woes

James McCarthy |

The federal government has rebuffed a proposal submitted by Eric Cioppa, superintendent of Maine's Bureau of Insurance, to seek a court order to temporarily take control of Lewiston-based Community...

Uber officially rolls out service in Bangor and Lewiston

Travelers in Bangor and Lewiston now have one more way to get around, as the online transportation company Uber has officially launched in both Maine communities Wednesday.

Burger King reclaims kingdom in $2.2M Maine Turnpike conversions

Burger King is the king of the Maine Turnpike — at least between Portland and Lewiston — prompting the Maine Turnpike Authority to foot part of the bill for a $2.2 million conversion from...

Chamber leader: Funding cuts would threaten L/A business climate

Matt Leonard, who has led the Lewiston Auburn Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce less than a year, is wasting no time getting involved in local politics.

Windham upstart packs up for Lewiston

Anchour, a marketing, branding and social media company founded three years ago, moved from Windham to downtown Lewiston last month, bringing its 10 employees, the Sun Journal reported.

Bates 'off to the races' with record-setting $19M in donations

A new Digital and Computational Studies program, to begin in the fall of 2017, will join a trend in computer science, one of the fastest-growing majors in the country.

Craft brewers ferment more than beer as they aim to revive neighborhoods

Lori Valigra |

“At one time people knew their neighborhood brewer,” says John LeGassey, co-owner of recently opened Fore River Brewing Co. in the Cash Corner area of South Portland. “People are...