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Threshers Brewing expansion planned in Thomaston

Threshers Brewing Co. in Searsmont got started in 2016 and is already expanding, with plans to add a tasting room and restaurant in Thomaston.

Planning Board approves eel-growing operation in Waldoboro

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An operation that grows market-size product from baby eels — called elvers or glass eels — received approval from the town's Planning Board to build a facility at the Waldoboro Business...

New uses eyed for newly acquired downtown Wiscasset building

Craig and Laurie Winslow of Falmouth purchased the 51 Water St. building in Wiscasset from Schuyler Fairfield and hope to attract a craft beer-oyster bar and a coffee roaster to fill two vacancies.

Cellardoor Winery wins 10 gold medals at North America’s largest wine competition

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Cellardoor Winery — which has a vineyard, winery and tasting room in Lincolnville and a tasting room at Thompson’s Point in Portland — won 10 gold medals, including two “best...

Supermarket competition heats up with Hannaford's plans to add new store in Brunswick

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Hannaford Supermarkets announced Wednesday it will locate a store in the former Bookland and adjacent Staples space at the Cook’s Corner Mall in Brunswick — a project providing a...

Rockland grapples with opening up neighborhoods to ‘infill’ housing

Laurie Schreiber |

The Rockland City Council is considering an amendment to a zoning ordinance that would allow small accessory and detached residential units, including so-called “tiny homes” less than 400...

WalletHub survey finds Maine is 23rd best state to retire, Florida No. 1

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A new WalletHub survey listed Maine as the 23rd best state in which to retire, as a strong showing in quality of life was overshadowed by lower marks in terms of affordability.

Nordic Aquafarms, Belfast Water District reveal plan to protect 80 acres

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Nordic Aquafarms Inc. and the Belfast Water District announced they've reached a plan to forever preserve approximately 80 acres of undeveloped land around the Little River upper reservoir off of...

New farm-to-table eatery planned for Damariscotta

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Plans are in the works to open a farm-to-table restaurant in downtown Damariscotta.

Belfast weighs proposal from Tractor Supply involving large commercial lot

Laurie Schreiber |

Belfast received its first application in 11 years for the use of a lot of 84 acres — singularly large for the city — along its Route 3 commercial zoning district. The application, to...