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Red Barn video goes viral over misidentified $200 fine

A video posted by The Red Barn restaurant in Augusta, complaining about a $200 fine for exceeding noise limits at a fundraiser for a veterans' organization, garnered 1.4 million Facebook hits from...

Hartley Block construction to reverse blighted downtown Lewiston parcel

Laurie Schreiber |

A block of historic buildings in downtown Lewiston that were destroyed by arson a decade ago are the site of a major redevelopment project to be called The Hartley Block, which will include a 63-unit...

In tight industrial market, even unlisted properties sell

Laurie Schreiber |

A 42,000-square-foot warehouse/storage building, at 360 Civic Center Drive in Augusta, was never listed.

Commission picks new name if voters approve L/A merger

The Lewiston Auburn Joint Charter Commission has chosen a new name for Lewiston and Auburn if voters approve merging the cities later this year.

Lewiston Ramada Inn sold for $4 million

Laurie Schreiber |

A Massachusetts-based hotel investor group called Atithi LLC, which owns and operates a large portfolio of hotels under major brands, purchased the Ramada Inn & Conference Center in Lewiston for more...

Colby's $200M sports complex gets green light

The Waterville Planning Board unanimously approved on Monday Colby College's plans for a $200 million, 350,000-square-foot athletic complex that includes an Olympic-size pool and an indoor track.

LA Metro Magazine brings on former chamber director

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LA Metro Magazine adds Matt Leonard, local businessman and former president and CEO of the Lewiston Auburn Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce, as co-owner.

Former meat plant in Androscoggin County to become cannabis operation

The former Town & Country Foods meat operation in Greene was listed on Instagram and sold within three days to a medical marijuana grower.

A merger of Lewiston and Auburn would save money, but critics worry at what cost

Lori Valigra |

Rhetoric about the pending November referendum to merge Lewiston and Auburn is heating up. Proponents cite $2.3 million or more in annual savings, while opponents worry each city would lose its...

Industrial space crunch moves north: L/A's industrial space is in demand

Laurie Schreiber |

Interest in Lewiston/Auburn's available industrial space is growing, in part due to the tightness of the southern Maine and the Greater Portland markets.

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