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Kennebec Land Trust cabins to be featured on 'Maine Cabin Masters'

Maureen Milliken |

The Kennebec Land Trust's Wakefield Wildlife Sanctuary is quiet this time of year — the 115 acres on Cobbossee Stream in West Gardiner don't have any developed trails yet, or even a parking...

Contractors racking up the miles between various projects already underway

Peter Van Allen |

A number of contractors are logging miles between projects now underway.

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.

Fast-growing mental health services provider expects to add 150 jobs

Renee Cordes |

Three years after launching Black Bear Support Services LLC in Lewiston, Laura Catevenis has big plans for the fast-growing mental health services startup this year.

Auburn Minot Avenue apartment complex groundbreaking is Friday


The $6.6 million 36 unit, three-building complex, being developed by Developers Collaborative, is part of an effort to address housing needs in the Lewiston-Auburn area.

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

Staff |

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.

A year after Opportunity Zone tax law written, promotion is name of the game

Maureen Milliken |

Economic development officials working to promote their areas, since development tool is about financial investment, not location.

Maine unemployment rate unchanged at 3.4% in November

Staff |

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.

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

Staff |

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.

Waterville downtown commercial buildings are eligible for facade grants

A $60,000 fund has been established by Colby College and the Bill and Joan Alfond Foundation for the program, and grants will be issued in the spring.