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Lowe's 11 stores in Maine escape closure

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Lowe's announced on Nov. 5 it will close 51 of its underperforming home-improvement stores in the United States and Canada. None of them are in Maine.

Bursting at seams, Lewiston sign-maker finds the 'perfect tall building' to meet his needs

Laurie Schreiber |

After unsuccessfully searching for larger space for his growing custom sign-making operation, Neokraft Signs owner and President Phil Bolduc had resigned himself to adding on to his existing space in...

Woods, mill tour will focus on sustainable Maine forest use

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Designers and builders who work with wood will get a chance to learn from those who grow, harvest and mill it Thursday on the Maine Wood + Sustainability Tour, sponsored by Local Wood WORKS, a...

Aland Realty opens Kittery office

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A York County real estate brokerage has expanded into Kittery.

Northern Light Health pursues two pharmacy expansions to meet new safety rules

Northern Light Eastern Maine Medical Center in Bangor and the Lafayette Family Cancer Center in Brewer are seeking licenses and permits to expand their pharmacies in order to meet new pharmacy...

Duluth Trading Co. store opens in South Portland as part of aggressive expansion

Maureen Milliken |

The first Duluth Trading Co. store in Maine is open in South Portland, the latest in an aggressive bricks-and-mortar expansion by the Wisconsin-based apparel and accessories retailer.

Mixed-use Auburn Spring Street project first under new code

Maureen Milliken |

Auburn's form-based code is designed to spur development and ease the process, and the 62 Spring St., mixed residential and commercial project is a great example, those involved say.

Biddeford wins $150,000 grant to restore historic City Hall Clock Tower

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Biddeford will use a $150,000 historic preservation grant unveiled on Monday to restore its City Hall Clock Tower. The chimes once used to summon mill workers to their shifts.

Indiana's Vinalhaven home, Boothbay Harbor waterfront on 2019 'endangered' list

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Maine's Preservation's 20th list of Most Endangered Historic Places in Maine, released Tuesday, includes the notable buildings including the Vinalhaven home of artist Robert Indiana and the summer...

Thompson's Point closes on key Suburban Propane property

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Thompson's Point developers have completed a complex financing effort to relocate Suburban Propane from Thompson's Point to Riverside Street in Portland.