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Another Maine city votes to limit short-term rentals

Rockland is the latest municipality to grapple with non-owner-occupied short-term rentals. Its City Council voted 3-2 to cap the number of such rentals at 45. Beginning March 15, no new such...

York Hospital proposing to build acute rehab center

York Hospital is partnering with Northeast Rehabilitation Network to build a 20,000-square-foot addition to the hospital to serve as a 20-bed acute rehabilitation center.

Anchor tenant signs on at Millinocket's shuttered paper mill

Maureen Milliken |

The site that once housed Millinocket's Great Northern Paper mill has its first tenant — an anchor that is expected to bring 100 direct jobs to the Katahdin region in the next five years.

MDI medical startup chooses Gray’s Enercon as manufacturing partner


Coagulation Sciences LLC, a medical device startup engaged in product development at the MDI Biological Laboratory, has chosen Enercon Technologies Inc. of Gray to manufacture a desktop...

IDEXX requests tax break extension from Westbrook

IDEXX Laboratories, a global pet health care technology firm that is Maine's largest publicly traded company, is asking the city of Westbrook to extend its tax increment financing deal for 10 years...

Portland Media Center: New brand broadens traditional community TV mission

Renee Cordes |

Portland’s Community Television Network has been rebranded as the Portland Media Center, to reflect a widening range of activities.

No listing? No problem: $7M Topsham property changes hands in unlisted deal

Laurie Schreiber |

A New Jersey investment group saw the nearly $7 million purchase of a medical office building in Topsham as a great return-on-investment opportunity due to the high quality of the building and its...

SoPo mayor fears Airbnb rental restrictions could lead to lawsuit

South Portland Mayor Linda Cohen expects the city to be sued if new restrictions on short-term housing rentals go through.

Union farm-to-table brewery on tap

A new nanobrewery in Union is the latest addition to Maine’s beer scene: Pour Farm Brewery is modeled after the vertically integrated farm-to-table movement, with plans to grow hops and...

Augusta Downtown Alliance director boosts city in print

Maureen Milliken |

Michael Hall, executive director of the Augusta Downtown Alliance, wanted to do something a little different in the recently published Arcadia Publishing book touting Augusta. He made “the...