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Nonprofit lists its Bar Harbor headquarters for $6.3 million

Laurie Schreiber |

The historic La Rochelle mansion in Bar Harbor is on the market. A month after the Maine Seacoast Mission said would move out of its longtime, now-pricey headquarters, the 16-bedroom estate is listed...

Five names make shortlist for future Portland hockey team


The Portland Puffins, Lumberjacks, Wild Blueberries, Watchmen or Mariners? Out of more than 3,800 entries submitted, those are the five finalists for the name of the future Portland hockey team,...

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.

Innovative roof — Maine's first — installed at Portland's Canal Plaza

Laurie Schreiber |

Construction of a freestanding concrete building at the Canal Plaza Complex in downtown Portland will incorporate an innovative roof system that's new to Maine.

Southwest Harbor temporarily bans passenger cruises

Southwest Harbor residents have voted overwhelmingly to ban passenger cruise ships until the Mount Desert Island town figures out a traffic management strategy.

Brunswick restaurant to raise its own fish

Chef Cara Stadler, owner of Tao Yuan Restaurant in Brunswick and Bao Bao Dumpling House in Portland, has received approvals needed to construct an aquaponic greenhouse and 18-seat retail cafe and...

New management plan drafted for St. John-Allagash region

Development issues on state lands that are part of the new St. John-Allagash Region Management Plan will be a topic of discussion among local residents at an Aug. 30 public meeting.

Activist buys historic Pembroke hall to house ‘new farmers’ movement

New York farm activist Severine von Tscharner Fleming has purchased the historic Odd Fellows Hall in Pembroke to continue her work building the young farmer movement from her new location.

Poland Spring inks 15-year deal with Rumford Water District

Poland Spring Water Co. has signed a 15-year agreement with the Rumford Water District to draw up to 150 million gallons of water annually from two of the district's wells.

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.