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Gardiner Main Street seeks executive director to succeed Patrick Wright


Gardiner Main Street, a nonprofit group devoted to supporting the city's downtown historic district, is seeking an executive director to lead “the most exciting redevelopment effort in the...

Presque Isle airport evaluating six airline options

Northern Maine's airline connection to the rest of the United States could shift to a new vendor and connecting airport under some of the bid proposals being reviewed by Presque Isle's Northern Maine...

Bill provides $60M in tax incentives for BIW over 20 years

A bill that would create up to $60 million in tax incentives for Bath Iron Works over 20 years is linked to shipyard owner General Dynamics Corp. continuing to make “major investments in...

Wolfe’s Neck Center among Freeport Chamber’s award winners


The Greater Freeport Chamber of Commerce will hold its annual meeting, auction and awards dinner on Jan. 31 in Freeport.

Two Topsham Fair Mall deals: One remains retail, the other to be redeveloped

Laurie Schreiber |

Two significant purchases of mall properties in Topsham could signal optimism for the type of property that has been struggling to remain viable in the retail bricks-and-mortar market.

Herring shed set adrift by storm sparks social media border skirmish

A historic Lubec smoked herring shed that broke away from the waterfront during the Jan. 4 blizzard and eventually beached on Canada’s Campobello Island has become the object of a heated...

Rhode Island company buys Boothbay Harbor Shipyard

Laurie Schreiber |

Rhode Island-based Bristol Marine has acquired the Boothbay Harbor Shipyard. Located at the head of Boothbay Harbor, the shipyard joins Bristol Marine's other locations in Bristol, R.I., and...

Camden fires up first municipal solar array

Camden’s first municipal solar array, which was switched on Jan. 3, is expected to offset 7% of the town's energy use.

Avesta, shop owner partner to help build a community in South Portland


On paper, the 64-apartment mixed-use development planned for South Portland's Westbrook Street looks simply like a response to the need for affordable apartments in the city. The development is a...

Camden’s Knox Mill sold to former owner

Camden businessman Matt Orne has reacquired buildings 3, 4 and 5 of Camden’s historic Knox Mill complex. With Chad Cloutier of Rockland, he’s also acquired Camden’s Knowlton Street...