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Maine to receive $1.1M for cleaning up contaminated properties

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced Wednesday it will award $1.1 million in supplemental funding for two Brownfields Revolving Loan Fund programs in Maine, allowing them to continue...

Lewiston Ramada Inn sold for $4 million

Laurie Schreiber |

A Massachusetts-based hotel investor group called Atithi LLC, which owns and operates a large portfolio of hotels under major brands, purchased the Ramada Inn & Conference Center in Lewiston for more...

Two Greater Portland real estate firms merge

Laurie Schreiber |

The merger of two real estate groups, one small and one large, is seen as a great way to leverage a shared culture of personal connections with clients in a tight housing market.

Colby's $200M sports complex gets green light

The Waterville Planning Board unanimously approved on Monday Colby College's plans for a $200 million, 350,000-square-foot athletic complex that includes an Olympic-size pool and an indoor track.

New life for once-bustling downtown Kennebunk market

Laurie Schreiber |

The former Garden Street Market in downtown Kennebunk will be redeveloped as a bowling alley, restaurant and tap house.

Oxford’s Hampton Inn contractor hit with liens

The Hampton Inn that opened in December across from the Oxford Casino on Route 26 is mired in a spate of liens filed against the general contractor and other entities involved in the inn’s...

Development of South Portland’s Knightville neighborhood stalled by zoning

Zoning restrictions in Knightville, a neighborhood in South Portland, may be driving away potential developers, according to the city’s economic development director.

EPA awards nearly $2M to clean up contaminated properties in Maine


Several contaminated “brownfield” properties in Maine will receive a combined total of $1.85 million in federal funding to assess, clean up and eventually redevelop the sites.

Affordable housing units to be unveiled in Portland


Avesta Housing will open 45 new housing units, including 36 earmarked for buyers with a household income of $23,000 to $49,000.

New craft brewery planned for Yarmouth's historic village district


Two local entrepreneurs have proposed a family-friendly, small-batch brewery and restaurant — with the name of Brickyard Hollow Brewing Co. — in an historically significant location in...