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Public split on Damariscotta commercial development proposal

Opinion was split among Damariscotta residents during a public hearing on a development proposal by Portland developer Daniel Catlin, CEO of Commercial Properties Inc., for an 11-acre Main Street...

MITC office joins the Arctic Economic Council


The Maine North Atlantic Development Office at Maine International Trade Center is one of three new members of the Arctic Economic Council.

Shellfish closure expands Downeast

Maine Department of Marine Resources has expanded a ban on harvesting shellfish from Midcoast areas to the Downeast coast.

MDOT project puts downtown Wiscasset on 'most endangered historic places' list

The Maine Department of Transportation's project to improve traffic flow and safety on Route 1 through downtown Wiscasset is being cited by Maine Preservation as a threat to the town's historic...

Maine Food Insider: Rosemont Market plans sixth store and consolidated operations


Rosemont Market will open a sixth store and the Portland-based grocer plans to double its local food processing and sales and consolidate most processing and production operations under one...

Defense dollars earmarked for Kittery to Presque Isle (and in between)


The U.S. Senate passed the 2018 National Defense Authorization Act with funding for projects involving key Maine companies.

Sunday River plans $4.7M upgrade, including new chairlift


Sunday River Ski Resort in Newry is planning to spend $4.7 million on improvements at the eight-peak 135-trail ski resort this season.

Default looms for owner of Bangor Mall

The primary owner of the Bangor Mall, Simon Property Group of Indianapolis, is at risk of defaulting on an $80 million loan that dates to 2007.

With funding in place, FocusMaine hires its first full-time leader


FocusMaine, an economic development effort launched by business leaders two years ago, has has hired its first president.

Maine International Trade Center lands $195K grant for trade promotion


The U.S. Small Business Administration awarded a $195,000 grant award to Maine International Trade Center to support export growth among Maine small businesses. The funding was awarded through SBA's...