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Developers tout economic benefits of Rock Row's concert venue

Staff |

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.

New internet service increases access in rural downeast Maine

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DownEast Wireless has launched Trailrunner Wireless, a fixed wireless broadband service making internet a reality in underserved downeast areas without the need for a fiber connection.

Thanks to 'Gardens Aglow,' Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens' numbers continue to grow

Laurie Schreiber |

Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens in Boothbay continues to break visitation records, which results in economic impact to the region, but has also prompted management reviews.

Rockland bookstore a finalist for Publishers Weekly honor

Maureen Milliken |

Publishers Weekly has named hello hello books in Rockland one of five finalists for 2019 Bookstore of the Year. The weekly trade magazine, which has been in publication since 1872, as well as its...

'You have to want to find' this midcoast inn, and the buyers did

Laurie Schreiber |

Lauren and Greg Soutiea bought Craignair Inn & Restaurant on Spruce Head after searching for a property to help them transition from corporate careers.

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...

Eastport conveyor system trial could lead to export deal

The first use of the Port of Eastport’s bulk conveyor system is expected this spring.

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.