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Lewiston's Agora Grand Event Center goes on the market

The owner of the Agora Grand Event Center in Lewiston and neighboring inn is selling the properties for $1.2 million.

Some L/A merger opponents call for boycott of pro-merger businesses

A Facebook post is calling on opponents of the proposed Lewiston-Auburn merger to put a list together of businesses funding One LA, with an implied call to boycott those businesses.

Spirited debate at Lewiston-Auburn merger hearing

No clear consensus emerged at Monday's public hearing in Auburn on the proposed merger of Lewiston and Auburn that is scheduled for a public referendum on Nov. 7.

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...

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...

LA Metro Magazine brings on former chamber director


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

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.

Top Gun regional business pitch finalists announced

Staff |

The winners of the Maine Center for Entrepreneurial Development's Top Gun semi-final events were announced after regional pitch-offs in Bangor, Lewiston/Auburn, Rockport and Portland.