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Good Shepherd's Hampden plant renovation gets boost

The Auburn-based food bank partnered with the Maine Credit Unions Campaign for Ending hunger as it renovates the former Bangor Daily News distribution building to better bring food to northern and...

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...

'Layered' Foden Road sale ends up win-win for owners

Maureen Milliken |

Two long-time tenants at 35 Foden Road in South Portland are now owners in a commercial condominium deal that had a lot of moving parts.

Three counties get $210K boost for economic development planning


The U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration will award $210,000 to Androscoggin, Somerset, and Aroostook counties to foster economic development, support small...

Popular Higgins Beach Market in Scarborough sells for $645K

Laurie Schreiber |

Higgins Beach Market — a seasonal roadside stop at 82 Spurwink Road in Scarborough that attracts beachgoers and locals alike — has been sold to Morgan and Elsa Schafer for $645,000.

South Portland looks at redeveloping pier

South Portland is looking at ways to improve the Portland State Pier to better accommodate commercial fishermen and expand their reach to include the fast-growing aquaculture market.

Libra Foundation to build $5M ice arena in Dover-Foxcroft

James McCarthy |

Maine's Libra Foundation, as part of its broader efforts to rekindle new activity and investment in Piscataquis County, is constructing a state-of-the-art ice arena in Dover-Foxcroft on property...

Yarmouth Main Street development moves forward

Maureen Milliken |

A plan to develop two historic buildings owned by North Yarmouth Academy moved a step closer to reality Wednesday night when the planning board gave preliminary approval to a contact zone allowing...

South Portlanders petition to stop short-term rent restrictions

The city of South Portland has received a petition to reverse measures to restrict short-term rentals, approved last month by the city council.

Waterville arts hub renovation gets $2 million boost from Colby benefactor

Maureen Milliken |

The contemporary art gallery that's part of the 93 Main St. renovation will be named for donor Paul Schupf, who has also donated to the Colby College Museum of Art in the past.