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Maine National Guard gets new 101,000-square-foot home

Maureen Milliken |

The Army and Air National Guard units have a new joint command headquarters with the completion of Camp Chamberlain in north Augusta, a $34 million project that took more than two years to finish.

Restored State Theatre marquee a public/private restoration project

The 1920s marquee on the former Portland movie theater, which now hosts live music, was brought back to its original look with help from the city's Facad Improvement Match Grant program.

Bowdoin to build four Passive House dorms

Maureen Milliken |

The college will start construction this summer on four Passive House dorms, the next step in the Brunswick college's commitment to carbon neutrality.

Criterium Engineers moving to Freeport

Laurie Schreiber |

Alan Mooney, president of Criterium Engineers, purchased 5 Depot St. in Freeport — a 23,620-square-foot, two-story commercial building on 0.88 acre — from Timm Holdings LLC for...

Downtown Lewiston historic building renovation gets noticed

Maureen Milliken |

The three-story former bank building at 46 Lisbon St. and its owners got kudos from Maine Preservation as well as recognition from the city's Historic Preservation Committee.

Travis Mills Foundation renovation of Elizabeth Arden estate continues

Maureen Milliken |

The retreat for injured veterans in the Belgrade Lakes region, soon to open for its second season, has more plans for the future.

Maine Wood Conference looks toward new era of development

Organizers of the May 9 Maine Wood and Sustainability conference see it as more than just a meeting of industry professionals, but a watershed.

Colby building buy is step forward for Camden National Bank too

The purchase of the Camden National Bank building at 33 Main St. in Waterville, the sixth the college has bought downtown, is part of its plan to develop a hotel, and the bank will move into the new...

Katahdin Trust donates to Houlton Cary Library renovation


The 114-year-old library's ongoing face lift includes help for windows and wall facing repair from the bank.

Immigrant Welcome Center to double its space

Maureen Milliken |

The hub for immigrant resources is adding the fourth floor at 24 Preble St. in Portland to its first-floor quarters, for more than 7,900 square feet, an expansion that will allow a digital language...