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Maine Quality Counts to merge with Connecticut firm

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Maine Quality Counts, a Manchester-based nonprofit that has led a number of initiatives to improve health care in Maine since 2003, announced this week that it plans to merge with Qualidigm, a...

Conservation deal protects 10,000 acres in Western Maine

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The Trust for Public Land, partnering with the Maine Appalachian Trail Land Trust and the U.S. Navy, announced that more than 10,000 acres along the Appalachian Trail in the mountains of Western...

Auburn church completes $4.1 million expansion


The church, with a 210-year history in the city, added a $4.1 million, 17,000-square-foot addition to its 560 Park Ave. building.

USM receives $100M gift — largest in its history — from Osher family

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The University of Southern Maine announced Friday that it received a private map collection from Dr. Harold Osher with a monetary value of $100 million as well as a new endowment to provide ongoing...

Olympian Julia Clukey's career coaching business taps her experiences to empower girls, women

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Augusta native and Olympian Julia Clukey, a senior recruiter for WEX Inc. and the founder of summer camps for girls, recently started a career/confidence coaching business for female professionals.

'New' Kennebunkport Festival seen as big success

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In its first season as a grassroots-run event, the weeklong Kennebunkport Festival raised $81,194 for local charities. The June 4-10 festival included seven public events and seven “art of...

New affordable apartments to open in Portland's West End

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Nonprofit Avesta Housing will host a grand opening on June 27 of its recently developed affordable apartments, Carleton Street Apartments, on Portland's West End.

GrowSmart Maine launches Maine Smart Growth Awards


GrowSmart Maine is launching the Maine Smart Growth awards, which are designed to recognize the diverse elements that contribute to smart growth, and also serve as real life illustrations...

Children's Museum & Theatre of Maine puts its building on the market

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The Children's Museum & Theatre of Maine has officially put its property at 142 Free St. in Portland on the market, with an asking price of $3.4 million.

Pop-up 'Play Kiosk' deployed in Congress Square Park

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Entrepreneurs Ben Davis and Emily Davis, sibling owners of the Portland Container Co. in South Portland, have deployed a “Play Kiosk” in Portland's Congress Square Park.