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Rockland grapples with opening up neighborhoods to ‘infill’ housing

Laurie Schreiber |

The Rockland City Council is considering an amendment to a zoning ordinance that would allow small accessory and detached residential units, including so-called “tiny homes” less than 400...

WalletHub survey finds Maine is 23rd best state to retire, Florida No. 1

Staff |

A new WalletHub survey listed Maine as the 23rd best state in which to retire, as a strong showing in quality of life was overshadowed by lower marks in terms of affordability.

Nordic Aquafarms, Belfast Water District reveal plan to protect 80 acres

Staff |

Nordic Aquafarms Inc. and the Belfast Water District announced they've reached a plan to forever preserve approximately 80 acres of undeveloped land around the Little River upper reservoir off of...

New farm-to-table eatery planned for Damariscotta

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Plans are in the works to open a farm-to-table restaurant in downtown Damariscotta.

Belfast weighs proposal from Tractor Supply involving large commercial lot

Laurie Schreiber |

Belfast received its first application in 11 years for the use of a lot of 84 acres — singularly large for the city — along its Route 3 commercial zoning district. The application, to...

BikeMaine 2019 ride sells out in record time

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The seventh annual BikeMaine ride has sold out in record time, the Bicycle Coalition of Maine announced.

Belfast community arts center begins search for new executive director

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Waterfall Arts, a community arts center in Belfast, is looking for a new executive director.

Boatbuilding: A diversified outlook for Belfast's Front Street Shipyard

Peter Van Allen |

Front Street Shipyard in Belfast has seen unprecedented growth in the past seven years.

Mills' inaugural party will feature food, drink from all 16 counties

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Food and drink from across Maine — with all of the state's 16 counties represented — will be featured at Gov.-elect Janet Mills' inaugural celebration Friday night.

Boothbay Harbor waterfront zoning proposal could spark development

Laurie Schreiber |

Boothbay Harbor residents will consider zoning changes that would protect a working waterfront portion on the east side of the harbor while opening up other parts of the waterfront to development,...