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With MDOT's $5M proposal, Wiscasset's downtown is at a crossroads

Renee Cordes |

It's an impasse in all senses of the word: Wiscasset business owners worried about losing storefront downtown parking are growing more vocal as the Maine Department of Transportation...

Divided over development: Damariscotta’s move to find balance leaves developer in tough spot

Maureen Milliken |

On the far north end of Main Street in Damariscotta, the sound of construction fills the air as a Dollar General and Sherwin Williams paint store go up on land that housed a long-vacant...

Belfast is now hip. That brings new challenges.

Laurie Schreiber |

Belfast's new desirability has resulted in new challenges, chief among them lack of affordable housing. That's resulted in ongoing conversation as city officials and the wider community grapple with...

Boothbay’s Route 27 roundabout revitalization almost done

A roundabout on Route 27 in Boothbay is nearing completion and other building projects in that vicinity are in the works.

Yarmouth hires new economic development director

STAFF |

Yarmouth has hired Scott M. LaFlamme as its new economic development director.

Public split on Damariscotta commercial development proposal

Opinion was split among Damariscotta residents during a public hearing on a development proposal by Portland developer Daniel Catlin, CEO of Commercial Properties Inc., for an 11-acre Main Street...

MDOT project puts downtown Wiscasset on 'most endangered historic places' list

The Maine Department of Transportation's project to improve traffic flow and safety on Route 1 through downtown Wiscasset is being cited by Maine Preservation as a threat to the town's historic...

LePage puts Boothbay home on the market

Gov. Paul LePage and his wife Ann are selling the home in Boothbay that they purchased in a foreclosure auction for $215,000 in 2014.

Petition seeks to halt Damariscotta commercial development

A citizens’ petition calling for a moratorium on commercial development in Damariscotta is moving forward to selectmen now that signatures have been verified.

Bixby opens retail shop in Rockland

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Bixby & Co., a maker of organic chocolate bars, added a retail operation to its manufacturing site and headquarters in Rockland.

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