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Boston couple pays $1.8M for Belfast inn with 'wow' factor

Laurie Schreiber |

The purchase of the Belfast Bay Inn, ranked No. 9 among best small hotels in the United States by TripAdvisor, puts its buyers in a great position to shift gears from greater Boston to coastal Maine.

World War II-themed microbrewery to enter Rockland

The Liberator Brewing Co., named for a World War II B-24 bomber, is scheduled to open late this spring in Rockland.

Fire destroys popular Belfast eatery

A Chinese restaurant in the town of Belfast was destroyed early Sunday morning in a fire that four people living in an upstairs apartment narrowly escaped.

Central Maine Healthcare to open in former Topsham Best Buy

Maureen Milliken |

The outpatient care center, slated to open in July in the 44,000-square-foot space, will offer a variety of services at one site.

Bath's housing shortage results in bidding war won by a nonprofit

Laurie Schreiber |

Bath Housing Development Corp. found itself in a bidding war for a century-old multifamily house to add to its portfolio of affordable homes in Bath.Ultimately, the nonprofit won, by paying $26,000...

Boothbay Region inn owners expand their footprint with Camden purchase

Laurie Schreiber |

The new owners of Cedar Crest Inn in Camden say its three acres, along with four acres on an adjoining property, provide plenty of opportunity for expansion if they decide that's what they want to do...

Craft brewery to open in Boothbay Harbor

Plans are in the works to open a new microbrewery, called Footbridge Brewery, in Boothbay Harbor.

Maine company unveils $250M plan to create land-based salmon farm in Bucksport


A Maine-based company calling itself Whole Oceans announced on Thursday its plans to purchase most of the former Verso paper mill site it Bucksport and build a land-based aquafarm to raise Atlantic...

U.S. Coast Guard evaluates ‘federal anchorage’ for Rockland Harbor

The Pen Bay and River Pilots Association’s proposal to classify an area of Rockland Harbor as a federal anchorage is being deliberated by the U.S. Coast Guard.

Monhegan Island home and studio built by Rockwell Kent joins historic network


The Monhegan Island home and studio built by painter Rockwell Kent is among four sites that have been admitted into the National Trust for Historic Preservation’s Historic Artists’ Homes...