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Renovated Stonington building offers commercial space with flexible terms

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The renovation of a downtown Stonington building has made three ground-floor commercial spaces available, along with two upper-floor apartments.

Proposal to redevelop Bucksport seminary moves forward

Orrington contractor Dick Campbell, who also is a Republican state representative, received an extension from the Bucksport Town Council to develop a plan and find investors for the redevelopment of...

Ellsworth pursues new housing to meet demand fueled by Jackson Lab's expansion

Laurie Schreiber |

Developers are working hard to keep up with booming demand for residential construction in Ellsworth, as the Jackson Laboratory's new satellite facility, with 370 employees anticipated at full...

Bar Harbor agrees to negotiate with Bay Ferries to renew CAT ferry service

Laurie Schreiber |

After meeting with Bay Ferries Ltd. Chief Executive Officer Mark MacDonald and Atlantic Fleet Services Corp. owner Annette Higgins on July 17, the Bar Harbor Town Council voted to negotiate with Bay...

Whole Oceans adds another C-level executive to its Bucksport aquafarm team

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Whole Oceans has hired a chief financial officer with more than 30 years of experience in the finance sector, making it the fourth major hire in 45 days for the Portland-based company that's planning...

USDA opens natural-resources office in Ellsworth

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The U.S. Department of Agriculture has opened an office of its Natural Resources Conservation Service in Ellsworth, according to a news release.

Downtown Ellsworth's former Masonic Lodge hits the market

Laurie Schreiber |

A Federal-style building built in 1934 and located in the heart of Ellsworth's downtown at 192 Main St. is on the market at $1.1 million.

Bar Harbor to mull $1M, 5-year deal restoring CAT ferry service

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The Bar Harbor Town Council is scheduled to take up at its Tuesday night meeting the proposed $1 million, five-year lease of a town-owned marine terminal by a Prince Edward Island company interested...

$200M Jackson Lab facility set to open in Ellsworth next month

The Jackson Laboratory, a biomedical research institution based in Bar Harbor, will open the completed first phase of a new $200 million mouse-breeding facility in Ellsworth next month.

As blueberry harvest begins, outcome uncertain

With the harvest of Maine's wild blueberry crop about to begin, it's unclear if it will rebound from last year's depressed market for the berries.