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Proposed hike in cruise ship fees sparks debate in Rockland

The City of Rockland is doing some research to decide whether to raise dock fees for cruise ships.

New Midcoast School of Technology building moves forward

A new 89,400-square-foot building for the Midcoast School of Technology has been approved by the Rockland Planning Board.

Brunswick brewpub for sale, new brewery readies for launch

Ebenezer’s Brewpub on Pleasant Street in Brunswick has closed and is for sale, but a planned new brewery, Moderation Brewery, got a boost Monday night from a new downtown zoning ordinance.

Former union official indicted over embezzled funds

A former official from a labor union supplying workers to Bath Iron Works was indicted for allegedly embezzling $281,000 in union funds.

In Damariscotta, controversy over proposed development continues to grow

Days after a group of residents proposed a moratorium on construction, the Damariscotta Planning Board outlined plans for the mixed-use development, which would include three buildings totaling...

Damariscotta residents seek moratorium on commercial development

Damariscotta residents have submitted a petition to the town requesting a six-month moratorium on the development of retail buildings larger than 2,500 square feet.

Denver firm invests $21 million in Maine affordable/senior housing

Laurie Schreiber |

Steele Properties — a Denver real estate company specializing in affordable housing — announced the $21 million acquisition and renovation of seven Section 8 multi-family and senior...

Belfast receives grant to evaluate and plan for broadband internet


ConnectME Authority has selected the city of Belfast to receive a $15,000 Community Broadband Planning Grant for the purpose of creating a community technology plan.

Maine Food Insider: Ducktrap River doubles production capacity with purchase of building

Lori Valigra |

Ducktrap River of Maine, a Belfast smoked salmon and seafood producer, has bought the former Little River Apparel building next to it and plans to double production capacity starting next Feb. 1.

Three commercial buildings proposed for Damariscotta

Portland developer Daniel Catlin, CEO of Commercial Properties Inc., has filed a site plan review application with the Damariscotta Planning Board to construct three commercial buildings with room...