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‘Everyday’ Rockefeller items to be auctioned to benefit nonprofit

Nearly 400 items from the estate of seasonal Mount Desert Island resident David Rockefeller Sr. will go on the auction block this Friday.

Downeast Institute completes its $6.6M expansion

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Downeast Institute in Beals hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Saturday to celebrate the grand opening of its new $6.6 million expansion that includes a state-of-the-art shellfish hatchery.

County commissioners approve lighting upgrade for Bar Harbor airport

The Hancock County-Bar Harbor Airport in Trenton will receive a $1.7 million lighting upgrade.

Bar Harbor goes with The CAT over local ferry service

The Bar Harbor Town Council rejected a proposal from Downeast Windjammer Cruise Lines owner Steve Pagels to establish a car ferry service between Bar Harbor and Nova Scotia.

Anchorspace coworking expands to Ellsworth

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A new coworking space recently opened in Ellsworth at 53 Oak Space, currently occupied by two businesses with room for six more.

Australian owner puts boutique inn (and art collection) on market for $1.7M

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The Lindenwood Inn at 118 Clark Point Road in Southwest Harbor, built in 1904 as a sea captain's house, is on the market for $1.7 million.

Mount Desert community group picks architect for workforce housing

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Mount Desert 365, a community-based organization, has selected the wife-and-husband team of interior designer Terri Scott and architect Gregg Scott to design the nonprofit's first two workforce...

Vintage MDI boatyard cutting back

Mount Desert Yacht Yard has announced cutbacks in its operations.

Renovated Stonington building offers commercial space with flexible terms

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The renovation of a downtown Stonington building has made three ground-floor commercial spaces available, along with two upper-floor apartments.

Proposal to redevelop Bucksport seminary moves forward

Orrington contractor Dick Campbell, who also is a Republican state representative, received an extension from the Bucksport Town Council to develop a plan and find investors for the redevelopment of...