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Waterville's Mitchell is Central Maine Growth Council Developer of the Year

Maureen Milliken |

Insurance company owner's second love is developing his native city, and the growth council says his projects have drawn business that has added 100 jobs to Waterville

Another Maine Kmart store axed as part of Sears' bankruptcy

James McCarthy |

Sears Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ: SLHD) axed another of its Maine stores on Thursday, announcing it will close the Kmart location in Waterville and 39 others as it moves through bankruptcy reorganization.

Small but mighty: Startup law firms are making their mark in Maine

Renee Cordes |

In Maine, the lure of launching a solo or small practice is popular, sparking a fresh crop of startups across the state. In fact, more than half of registered lawyers, 56%, work at firms with fewer...

Development plan for Waterville's former Seton Hospital moves forward

Maureen Milliken |

Developer Kevin Mattson plans 68 residential units, as well as office and warehouse space, in the 143,000-square-foot building, which turns out to be an unexpected historic gem.

Belgrade Lakes' long-awaited road project in full swing

Maureen Milliken |

The $3.125 million upgrade to that half-mile of Route 27 through Belgrade Lakes Village, the first in 50 years, is finally happening. It was delayed until after Labor Day to minimize the impact on...

Lowe's 11 stores in Maine escape closure

Staff |

Lowe's announced on Nov. 5 it will close 51 of its underperforming home-improvement stores in the United States and Canada. None of them are in Maine.

Bursting at seams, Lewiston sign-maker finds the 'perfect tall building' to meet his needs

Laurie Schreiber |

After unsuccessfully searching for larger space for his growing custom sign-making operation, Neokraft Signs owner and President Phil Bolduc had resigned himself to adding on to his existing space in...

Mixed-use Auburn Spring Street project first under new code

Maureen Milliken |

Auburn's form-based code is designed to spur development and ease the process, and the 62 Spring St., mixed residential and commercial project is a great example, those involved say.

Central Maine Healthcare expands partnership with Central Maine Orthopaedics

Staff |

Central Maine Healthcare and Central Maine Orthopaedics announced an expanded partnership Monday that the organizations say will increase capacity for the Auburn orthopedics practice, strengthen...

In Lewiston, investment boosts fortunes of buildings once ignored

Laurie Schreiber |

Locally known as the “Joe Bornstein Building” because that business occupies the first floor, a building at 157 Main St. in Lewiston recently sold for $540,000. It comprises a...

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