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Professional offices to fill Best Buy vacancy at Topsham Fair Mall

Reflecting new uses for traditional mall retail spaces, plans are underway for three medical and professional offices to fill the Best Buy and Dollar Tree vacancies at the strip mall at 105 Topsham...

Rockland stitcher finds unique niche with antique sewing machines

Griffen Cooper’s Chainstitch Repair Co. in Rockland has a unique business niche: using antique sewing machines.

New Bath trail along Kennebec River to foster waterfront development

The City of Bath plans to start construction this spring of a $1.8 million half-mile walking trail along the Kennebec River.

Damariscotta project, stalled by moratorium, moving ahead for a groundbreaking in spring


Ground will likely be broken on a 30,000-square-foot three-building mixed-use commercial project on Main Street in Damariscotta this spring that had been stalled due to a temporary moratorium...

Bill provides $60M in tax incentives for BIW over 20 years

A bill that would create up to $60 million in tax incentives for Bath Iron Works over 20 years is linked to shipyard owner General Dynamics Corp. continuing to make “major investments in...

Two Topsham Fair Mall deals: One remains retail, the other to be redeveloped

Laurie Schreiber |

Two significant purchases of mall properties in Topsham could signal optimism for the type of property that has been struggling to remain viable in the retail bricks-and-mortar market.

Rhode Island company buys Boothbay Harbor Shipyard

Laurie Schreiber |

Rhode Island-based Bristol Marine has acquired the Boothbay Harbor Shipyard. Located at the head of Boothbay Harbor, the shipyard joins Bristol Marine's other locations in Bristol, R.I., and...

Camden fires up first municipal solar array

Camden’s first municipal solar array, which was switched on Jan. 3, is expected to offset 7% of the town's energy use.

Camden’s Knox Mill sold to former owner

Camden businessman Matt Orne has reacquired buildings 3, 4 and 5 of Camden’s historic Knox Mill complex. With Chad Cloutier of Rockland, he’s also acquired Camden’s Knowlton Street...

Camden tightens fiscal oversight of Camden Snow Bowl

As the winter season gets underway at the Camden Snow Bowl, town officials are taking steps to avoid previous financial missteps that took place during the $6.5 million Ragged Mountain Recreation...