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Farmingdale eatery, closed in 2016, reopens under new ownership

Laurie Schreiber |

In a deal that closed in September, Hans Peaslee and Debbie Patterson purchased Mike's Place from Mike and Cynthia Genest. They've reopened the popular local eatery under the new name of Frye House.

L-A chamber takes over Top Gun LA and annual Maine B2B Trade Show

The Lewiston Auburn Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce agreed to take over the Top Gun LA program and the annual Maine B2B Trade Show from the Lewiston-Auburn Economic Growth Council, which faces an...

L-A merger soundly rejected in both cities

Voters in both cities soundly rejected the proposed merger of Lewiston and Auburn in Tuesday's election, with 84% voting “no” in Auburn and 68% voting “no” in Lewiston.

Proposal for former Silent Woman site in Waterville unveiled

A strip mall that would include a restaurant, retail and office space has been proposed for a prominent site off Exit 127 of Interstate 95 in Waterville that once was the site of The Silent Woman...

Opening date of Krispy Kreme shop in Auburn delayed

Krispy Kreme has pushed back the opening date for a shop in Auburn.

Statler Mill redevelopment faces opposition over low-income housing


Eight years after Augusta acquired the 32-acre former Statler Mill property on the east side of the Kennebec River, and 16 years after the mill closed, the city is still struggling with developing...

Lewiston buildings nominated for National Register of Historic Places

Lewiston’s Downtown Commercial Historic District and the 19th-century Le Messager building on Lisbon Street have been nominated by the Maine Historic Preservation Commission for listing on the...

Tambrands spends $4.6M on safety upgrades at Auburn plant


Two major safety upgrades at Auburn's Tambrands' factory, with a cost of $4.6 million, are the latest in a total $11 million in expansion and upgrades this year at the site.

Century-old law firm joins Lewiston's revitalization push

Laurie Schreiber |

Berman & Simmons, a law firm that specializes in personal injury and medical malpractice, is renovating the historic building in downtown Lewiston that has served as the firm's headquarters for over...

Waterville’s part in Trafton Road project moves forward

Waterville’s part of a business/government partnership to bring business development to the southern end of the city took a step forward Tuesday night when the city council gave initial...