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FUSION:Bangor presents 'Leadership and Vision Award' to Tanya Emery

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Tanya Emery, director of community and economic development for the city of Bangor, received FUSION:Bangor's Leadership and Vision Award at its annual awards ceremony on Friday.

Work continues on management plan for Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument

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The National Park Service continues to seek public comments about the long-term management plan for Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument that’s under development.

Young couple snaps up former Nina's Variety in Falmouth

Laurie Schreiber |

A couple in their early 30s, looking for an affordable lease to establish a variety store and specialty grill, jumped at the chance to buy a property, instead, when they realized the purchase price...

State rejects Kittery's request to delay decision on oyster farm expansion

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The Maine Department of Marine Resources denied a request by the town of Kittery to delay its decision on a proposed expansion of an oyster farming operation by Spinney Creek Shellfish of Eliot.

Levant orchard’s corn maze wins USA Today’s Readers’ Choice Award

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Treworgy Family Orchards in Levant has been named “Best Corn Maze in America” in this year’s USA Today 10 Best Readers’ Choice Awards.

Phase 1 cleanup of Hancock Ellsworth tannery completed

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Phase 1 of an interior cleanup of chromium, lead, mercury, arsenic, polychlorinated biphenyls, asbestos and other hazardous materials at the former site of the Hancock Ellsworth Tannery has been...

$10M raised puts Mercy Hospital a step closer to moving fully to Fore River campus

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Mercy Hospital announced at a donor reception Wednesday that it had reached more than half of the $20 million capital campaign goal launched in April 2017, when the quiet phase of fundraising began...

Northeast Harbor undertakes $3.9M Main Street revitalization project

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The village of Northeast Harbor, which is part of the town of Mount Desert, is proceeding with an almost $4 million plan to revitalize its downtown district.

Thompson's Point signs event venue as new tenant

Renee Cordes |

A new venue for events from live music to weddings is set to open in January at Thompson's Point in Portland after signing The Halo Studio as a tenant in its Brick North building.

Paper machine sold to Chinese company, paving way for Madison mill's redevelopment

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A Chinese company has purchased the paper machine at the shuttered Madison Paper Industries mill in Madison, which one of the mill's current owners says will make it easier to market the...