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Our Town Belfast hires new executive director


Our Town Belfast has named Zach Schmesser as its new executive director, effective Jan. 1.

Boston developer to convert former Camden school into 'maker-space'

Boston developer Michael Mullins, president of Mullins Management Inc., has submitted a proposal to School Administrative District 28 to redevelop the Mary E. Taylor School in Camden as a co-working...

Court temporarily halts MDOT's planned demolition of Wiscasset building for parking

James McCarthy |

A judge has temporarily blocked the planned demolition of the former CEI headquarters acquired by the Maine Department of Transportation to create a public parking area as part of its $5 million plan...

Popular Wiscasset seafood restaurant changes hands


A veteran of the retail automotive business and a former restaurant owner, Louis Rylant of Bedford, N.H., has purchased the Sea Basket Restaurant in Wiscasset for an undisclosed price.

What about athenahealth?

Randall Poulton, Winterport |

I have been reading Mainebiz for many years. Lately, I have been disappointed by not only the focus on southern Maine, but your general ignorance about "northern" Maine.

Coulombe halts development plans on Boothbay Harbor's east side

Developer Paul Coulombe has withdrawn plans for development on the east side of Boothbay Harbor.

Rockland grapples with impact of increasing cruise ship traffic

Rockland, which has seen a steady increase in numbers of cruise ships in recent years, is beginning to grapple with related infrastructure issues for a waterfront that wasn't designed to handle...

Rockland settles tax dispute with Ocean State Job Lot

Rockland city councilors Monday night unanimously approved a settlement agreement with Ocean State Job Lot to reduce the city’s valuation on the closeout-sale retailer’s Route 1 property.

Boothbay appeals board halts $30M Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens' expansion

The Boothbay Board of Appeals rescinded the Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens' permit for a $30 million expansion that has already begun.

Fox Islands Electric Cooperative receives $1.58M loan


The U.S Department of Agriculture awarded a $1.58 million loan to Fox Islands Electric Cooperative through USDA Rural Development’s Electric Program to support the communities on Vinalhaven and...