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From Saco to Bath, lots of projects in the works

Peter Van Allen |

JHR Development LLC, which is based in Marblehead, Mass., is entering another phase with the Bath RiverWalk condominium project along the Kennebec River. Building 4, with...

Love is in the air for a busy Valentine's night and weekend at Maine restaurants

Renee Cordes |

As Portlanders woke up on Thursday to paper hearts posted around town by the mysterious Valentine’s Day bandit every Feb. 14, restaurant owners statewide were gearing up for a busy dinner...

Nordic Aquafarms seeks BEP review of its permit applications

Nordic Aquafarms is moving its state permit applications to the jurisdiction of the Maine Board of Environmental Protection, a seven-member citizen board created by the Legislature to provide,...

Boothbay region's chamber plans a visitor center for Route 1 in Edgecomb

Laurie Schreiber |

The Boothbay Harbor Region Chamber of Commerce plans to open a visitor information center on one of the most heavily traveled stretches of U.S. Route 1, in Edgecomb, across the Sheepscot River from...

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.

Six projects receive funds in ninth round of Coastal Community Grant Program

Staff |

Six projects from South Portland to Stonington were awarded state Department of Agriculture Conservation and Forestry grants that will help provide support for projects ranging from identifying ways...

Amid Cook's Corner Mall changes, one retailer moves to Topsham Fair Mall

Maureen Milliken |

Kim's Hallmark, a long-time Cooks Corner tenant, is moving to Topsham ahead of changes at the Brunswick shopping center spurred by a Hannaford supermarket moving in.

Rockland's 'tiny house' amendment challenged in court

Laurie Schreiber |

A Rockland resident has filed a lawsuit challenging a recent zoning change that would allow houses of less than 800 square feet in five zoning districts of the city.