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Franklin Savings launches $150K donation campaign for local nonprofits

Staff |

Franklin Savings Bank is celebrating its 150th anniversary by setting up a fund that will make donations to nonprofits in its coverage area.

Iconic Stockholm store finds new owners

After a year on the market, the century-old Anderson’s Store in Stockholm (population 250) has found new owners.

It's a sellers' market for Maine lodging properties this summer

Laurie Schreiber |

The recent sales of the Augusta Inn in Augusta and Country Inn in Rockport signal strong interest in Maine's lodging market from both out-of-state and Maine-based buyers.

Rehab of 1840s building part of downtown Ellsworth's revitalization

Laurie Schreiber |

The renovation of 6 State St., in downtown Ellsworth by its new owners is designed to bring new ground-floor retail and upper-story residential activity to the area. Cara Romano and her husband,...

Nonprofit artisan lab launches vocational training program in Gouldsboro

Staff |

The Artisan Lab, a nonprofit vocational training program, has started in Gouldsboro.

Start-up charcuterie business expanding in Rockport

A start-up charcuterie maker plans an expansion in its existing space in the State of Maine Cheese building at 461 Commercial St. in Rockport.

From waterfront to downtown, Bangor's seeing investment and change

Peter Van Allen |

Bangor's growth can be seen on a number of fronts. The Hollywood Casino and Racetrack and Cross Insurance Center across the street are a focal point of entertainment and events. The...

Loring Commerce Centre is 'open for business' with plenty of room for expansion

Laurie Schreiber |

Limestone's Loring Commerce Centre, with 8,700 acres and hundreds of buildings, is Maine's largest industrial park. It's home to 28 employers and over 800 workers — yet it has substantial room...

With its paper mill long gone, Millinocket has a new story to tell

Maureen Milliken |

Ten years ago, Millinocket was the poster town for what happens when its mill closes. Now it's the poster town for what you can do about it. Meet some of the people who are working to create...

Downtown Augusta project said to be one of first under Opportunity Zone program

Maureen Milliken |

A project to develop a downtown Augusta building is one of the first under the new federal Opportunity Zone program, the new owners say. The 31,500-square-foot building at 333-339 Water St. was...