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UMA Architecture Program student show underway


Work from students in the state's only five-year professional artchitecture program is on display until the end of the month in Danforth Gallery on the UMA campus in Augusta.

Tenants of future Waterville arts center building find new homes

Maureen Milliken |

Businesses, organizations and even the City Council Chamber have found new space in the region as plans by Waterville Creates! and Colby College for an arts center at 93 Main St. move forward.

Plan for historic downtown Millinocket building moves forward

Maureen Milliken |

Our Katahdin is partnering with Portland coworking space entrepreneur Liz Trice to design a plan for the former department store that was once an important part of Penobscot Avenue's commercial scene.

MEREDA Annual Forecast conference is Jan. 17


The annual Portland event, which looks at trends in the industry, draws nearly 900 of the state's leading real estate experts.

Waterville downtown commercial buildings are eligible for facade grants

A $60,000 fund has been established by Colby College and the Bill and Joan Alfond Foundation for the program, and grants will be issued in the spring.

First Amendment Museum will more than double its size with addition

Maureen Milliken |

The museum at the former Gannett House in Augusta, next to the Blaine House, continues to evolve with city approval of a 17,000-square-foot addition.

Specialty foods store takes over Angelone's East Deering location

Laurie Schreiber |

New owners Steven Quattrucci and Neil Rouda are expanding the 788 Washington Ave. building in another example of off-peninsula growth in Portland.

Mobile home park owner hopes tiny homes will be a win-win

Maureen Milliken |

The owner of Linnhaven Mobile Home Center in Brunswick says tiny homes should be looked at more like mobile homes and less like traditionally built houses.

Development plan for Waterville's former Seton Hospital moves forward

Maureen Milliken |

Developer Kevin Mattson plans 68 residential units, as well as office and warehouse space, in the 143,000-square-foot building, which turns out to be an unexpected historic gem.

Development catalysts can be big or small, GrowSmart winners prove

Maureen Milliken |

502 Deering Center in Portland and Colby College's Alfond Commons are the two inaugural Outstanding Project winners in the organization's recognition of development that helps communities.