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Bath's housing shortage results in bidding war won by a nonprofit

Laurie Schreiber |

Bath Housing Development Corp. found itself in a bidding war for a century-old multifamily house to add to its portfolio of affordable homes in Bath.Ultimately, the nonprofit won, by paying $26,000...

Nonprofit Kennebunk theater will take its last curtain call


MaineStage Shakespeare, a performing arts company based in Kennebunk, announced that it will close.

Good Shepherd's Hampden plant renovation gets boost

The Auburn-based food bank partnered with the Maine Credit Unions Campaign for Ending hunger as it renovates the former Bangor Daily News distribution building to better bring food to northern and...

Immigrant Welcome Center to double its space

Maureen Milliken |

The hub for immigrant resources is adding the fourth floor at 24 Preble St. in Portland to its first-floor quarters, for more than 7,900 square feet, an expansion that will allow a digital language...

Conference to tackle ‘future of land conservation in Maine’


Maine Coast Heritage Trust, a statewide land conservation organization, is using the 35th anniversary of its annual Maine Land Conservation Conference this week to explore a different format and dig...

Topsham nonprofit pivots to leverage large employers' health care clout

James McCarthy |

The Maine Health Management Coalition is changing its name and focus in a pivot intended to elevate the buying power of large employers such as Bath Iron Works and Pine State Beverage as a way of...

Donor's gift allows PMA to offer free under-21 admission


The Portland Museum of Art will begin offering free, unlimited admission to everyone age 21 and under on April 11.The program is made possible through...

Habitat for Humanity pitches affordable housing partnership with Falmouth

Habitat for Humanity of Greater Portland is proposing to partner with the town of Falmouth to build a 25-unit affordable housing development on 20 acres of municipally owned land.

Portland's Abyssinian Meeting House project gets boost from city

Maureen Milliken |

The historic Abyssinian Meeting House at 75 Newbury St.,Portland, which is being restored with the goal of becoming a living museum, got a boost with a $36,000 grant from the city as the $1.5 million...

Analysis details costs of implementing voter-approved Medicaid expansion


A newly completed analysis by Manatt Health provides a detailed summary of the impact the voter-approved Medicaid expansion in Maine would have on the state budget through 2021.