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BikeMaine 2019 ride sells out in record time

Staff |

The seventh annual BikeMaine ride has sold out in record time, the Bicycle Coalition of Maine announced.

Belfast community arts center begins search for new executive director

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Waterfall Arts, a community arts center in Belfast, is looking for a new executive director.

Boatbuilding: A diversified outlook for Belfast's Front Street Shipyard

Peter Van Allen |

Front Street Shipyard in Belfast has seen unprecedented growth in the past seven years.

Mills' inaugural party will feature food, drink from all 16 counties

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Food and drink from across Maine — with all of the state's 16 counties represented — will be featured at Gov.-elect Janet Mills' inaugural celebration Friday night.

Boothbay Harbor waterfront zoning proposal could spark development

Laurie Schreiber |

Boothbay Harbor residents will consider zoning changes that would protect a working waterfront portion on the east side of the harbor while opening up other parts of the waterfront to development,...

Wiscasset seeks public input on broadband improvements

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The town of Wiscasset and the Wiscasset Area Chamber of Commerce are seeking input from residents and businesses on the quality and cost of current internet services and how they could benefit from...

Former Camden bistro reopens under new operators

The former Francine Bistro, at 55 Chestnut St. in Camden, recently reopened as Franny's Bistro.

Maine unemployment rate unchanged at 3.4% in November

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Maine's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate held steady at 3.4% in November, unchanged from October and up from 3.1% a year earlier, according to preliminary data released on Dec.21.

Proposed former-school redevelopment highlights Belfast's housing crunch

Laurie Schreiber |

A proposal to convert former Peirce Elementary School, at 24 Church St. in Belfast, into eight rental units has highlighted the need for more housing overall in the city.

Maine median home price up by 9.5% in November, outpacing national trend

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The median price for houses sold in Maine jumped by 9.5% to $219,000 in November from $200,000 a year ago, according to data released Thursday by the Maine Association of Realtors.