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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.

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.

First Amendment Museum will more than double its size with addition

Maureen Milliken |

The museum at the former Gannett House in Augusta, next to the Blaine House, continues to evolve with city approval of a 17,000-square-foot addition.

Six Maine paving plants part of $555M sale to global firm

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A Connecticut-based company that owns six hot-mix asphalt facilities in Maine sold its asphalt plants and paving division for $555 million to Eurovia SAS, a subsidiary of the Vinci Group in France,...

CMMC cardiovascular institute makes national Top 50

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Central Maine Medical Center in Lewiston has been named one of the nation’s 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals by IBM Watson Health — the only hospital in the state to receive that honor...

Report: Maine public colleges lowest in New England for tuition and fees

Renee Cordes |

Maine's public colleges have New England's lowest average tuition and fee rates, says a report by the New England Board of Higher Education released this week.

Lewiston fitness business targets hot Scarborough market for third location

Maureen Milliken |

GoZone Fitness, which started in Lewiston and also has an Augusta site, has found space in Scarborough at the epicenter of the town's development boom.

Feds pump $73M into Maine for infrastructure projects

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Maine will be receiving almost $73 million from the federal government for transportation and water infrastructure projects across the state.

Historic Belgrade inn ready for a new era

Maureen Milliken |

A historic 1843 building goes back to its roots under new ownership, but also gives a nod to the future of the redeveloping village.

Parsifal Corp. relocates to Fairfield, adds jobs

Maureen Milliken |

Relocation and procurement technology firm Parsifal Corp. has moved from Waterville to Fairfield, adding two-dozen jobs with plans to add more.