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Hannaford ends three-year lull with new Mechanic Falls store

Staff |

Hannaford Supermarkets on July 28 will open a 20,000-square-foot store in Mechanic Falls, the grocery chain’s first new store in Maine since 2015.

Maine International Film Festival raises its game with mobile-first site

Renee Cordes |

Organizers of the 10-day Maine International Film Festival that kicks off this evening in Waterville aim to improve the experience for visitors with a new mobile-first website, funded with a $10,000...

Downtown Lewiston nonprofit gets off the ground

Laurie Schreiber |

Downtown Lewiston, a new nonprofit focused on the promotion and economic development of the commercial district, reaches out to introduce the organization to the business community and the community...

Hallowell's new fire station almost ready to open


The new station will open later this month on the former Stevens School campus, while the old one will begin to get a new life.

Sale of Main Street building speaks to burgeoning downtown Lewiston

Laurie Schreiber |

The Art Deco retail and office building at 177 Main St. was sold off-market in a deal that's a classic win-win, broker Kevin Fletcher said.

Maine Film Festival to feature Making it in Maine Day

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A day in Waterville's 10-day Maine International Film Festival will be devoted to Maine's growing film industry.

Auburn church completes $4.1 million expansion


The church, with a 210-year history in the city, added a $4.1 million, 17,000-square-foot addition to its 560 Park Ave. building.

Augusta, developer partner on 'addition by subtraction'

Maureen Milliken |

The city took advantage of a bad situation -- two distressed residences on upper Bridge Street — and with the help of a local developer made it a plus.

Former Augusta church to be converted to apartments

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Plans are in the works, pending rezoning and permits, to redevelop the former St. Mark's Episcopal Church and parish house on Summer Street in Augusta into apartments and a community gathering space.

Optimism over Waterville's direction spurs purchase of historic Main Street block

Laurie Schreiber |

A brother and sister's purchase of a historic building known as the Arnold Block on Main Street in Waterville for $430,000 was inspired by the optimism that comes from revitalization projects...