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After resistance, Falmouth Center developer reconsiders expansion proposal

Maureen Milliken |

A proposed million-square-foot mixed-use project in Falmouth is on hold as the developer considers what the next steps are following a town council workshop in which councilors said they still had...

Diversified Communications promotes Larkin to lead its U.S. division

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Mary Larkin, who has been part of the three-person leadership team for Diversified Communications' U.S. operations, has been promoted to president.

Developers tout economic benefits of Rock Row's concert venue

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A concert venue at the planned Rock Row mixed-use development in Westbrook will have an immediate impact of 100 full-time jobs, and if it becomes permanent could inject millions into the state's...

Cold weather doesn't keep Portland from making 'Top 10 of best places to retire' list

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Portland is among the 10 "best of the best" places for retiring baby boomers, according to the just-released Topretirements' 2019 list.

Standish was Maine's 2018 'Hottest Town' for home sales

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Standish, 20 miles from Portland and on the shore of Sebago Lake, was the hottest town in Maine real estate in 2018, according to Maine Life Real Estate Co.'s annual “Hottest Towns in...

Hotel development is booming in Portland ... but questions abound over how much is too much

Laurie Schreiber |

A decade of growth of new hotels in Portland and southern Maine doesn't seem to have an end in sight, thanks to a growing market of consumers attracted to the region both as a leisure and business...

Southern Maine roundup: Scarborough real estate heats up; Sanford upgrades broadband network

Peter Van Allen |

SCARBOROUGH — An 80-acre parcel will be set aside as an industrial and business park in the redevelopment of Scarborough Downs.

Pipeline grows, but demand for affordable housing continues to surge

Renee Cordes |

Avesta Housing President and CEO Dana Totman says demand for affordable housing in southern Maine far exceeds supply. In 2018 alone, Avesta reports it had 4,046 applicants for 373 vacancies.

Six projects receive funds in ninth round of Coastal Community Grant Program

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Six projects from South Portland to Stonington were awarded state Department of Agriculture Conservation and Forestry grants that will help provide support for projects ranging from identifying ways...

Gov. Mills delivers on new 'Welcome Home' border sign

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The Maine Turnpike Authority has installed a new “Welcome Home” sign on the Maine state border near the Kittery line, establishing a broader outreach and message than former Gov. Paul...