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Greater Portland Council of Governments plans 200 housing units for asylum seekers

The Greater Portland Council of Governments is aiming to spur the creation of 200 transitional housing units for asylum seeker families over the next two years. The council plans to raise $1.5 million to support new construction, and will also rely on grants and financing from real estate developers. The group is considering several potential sites between York and Brunswick.
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LIST | 4th of July fireworks, parades, and celebrations around Maine

If you're looking for Fourth of July firework displays, parades or celebrations near you, CBS 13 has compiled a list of locations across the state. All events happen on July 4 unless otherwise noted. Below is a list of some of the locations offering fireworks and celebrations:. Augusta. July 4th...

Mary Jane Oliver Rines

Mary Jane passed away with her children by her side at Cove’s Edge on Wednesday, June 29, 2022. Mary Jane is the daughter of the late Sterling and Gwendolyn (Pinkham) Oliver, of Nobleboro. She attended the local school. Mary Jane enjoyed long car rides, knitting, reading, and spending time...

Red Sox’ Chris Sale strikes out 7 in latest rehab start for Double-A Portland

Red Sox left-hander Chris Sale took his rehab assignment to Portland, Maine on Thursday night and pitched well in front of a sold-out crowd at Hadlock Field. In his third rehab start of the month, Sale allowed just one run on four hits and zero walks to go along with seven strikeouts over four solid innings of work in Double-A Portland’s 15-4 win over the New Hampshire Fisher Cats.

Fourth of July Fireworks in Freeport, Maine? How About a Laser Show Instead

Independence Day is quickly approaching, an event-filled day for Mainers to spend the time outdoors, grill up some red snappahs, and watch the fireworks all around the state. It’s also a weekend of insane traffic as neighboring states flock to our shores for a beautiful day outside. With so much going on in different parts of the state, it can be hard to lock down plans and know where to go with so many firework displays and events happening all around.

(Almost) ready for takeoff!

Stories of an old Navy friendship, a years-long town effort, a man and his dog, and a plane ready to fly when the runway is ready converged Wednesday night, June 29 at Wiscasset Municipal Airport. Pilots, the town, contractors and Wiscasset Area Chamber of Commerce feted the runway rebuild Stantec Consulting Service Senior Aviation Planner Ervin Deck said cost about $3.5 million. The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act and other federal funds are covering all but about $20,000, the town’s share, said Deck, a past manager of the town-owned airport off Chewonki Neck Road.

New NCS Principal Has Strong Foundation in Special Education

Adam Bullard, the new principal for Nobleboro Central School, brings not only administrative experience, but also more than nine years of experience in special education to the position. Bullard describes his leadership style as relational and looks forward to bringing the broader community together around common goals. “It’s not easy,...

Sale goes 4 innings, strikes out 7 in rehab start with Sea Dogs

PORTLAND – Down at Hadlock Field, over 7,000 Sea Dogs fans packed the stands to see Chris Sale make his rehab start in Portland. Sale collected seven strikeout over the course of four innings vs. the Fisher Cats. In the second, the lefty found his groove, striking out the side. The only blemish of the evening came in the third inning, when former Black Bear Chris Bec played pepper with the left-field wall on a pitch from Sale.

Malone Commercial Brokers handles two deals totaling 62,000 s/f

Portland, ME Malone Commercial Brokers (MCB) leased 42,000 s/f at 95-97 Darling Ave. to Fork Food Labs and 20,000 s/f to Granite Bay Care at 482 Payne Rd. in Scarborough. MCB brokers Jennifer Small and Joe Malone placed these large-scale tenants in their new locations. Both buildings are owned and managed by East Brown Cow.

Porta and NAI Dunham lease 3,800 s/f retail

Auburn, ME Make Dough LLC, dba, Otto Pizza leased 3,800 s/f of retail space at 730 Center St. from EVP Auburn, LLC. Peter Gwilym of Porta and Company represented the tenant. Frank O’Connor of NAI The Dunham Group represented the landlord.

Soley of Maine Realty Advisors elected to Maine Real Estate & Development Assn. board of directors

Portland, ME Josh Soley, president of Maine Realty Advisors, has been elected to the board of directors of the Maine Real Estate & Development Association (MEREDA). Soley specializes in investment sales and has facilitated transactions in Maine, Vermont, New York, Maryland, and Florida, completing both sales and leases in excess of $250 million. In 2021, CoStar honored Soley as a Power Broker for topping the industry in sales.

Cumberland Crossing by OceanView progressing into phase 2A

Cumberland, ME Cumberland Crossing by OceanView has progressed into phase 2A of their construction project which will add an additional 52 homes. Cumberland Crossing by OceanView is an independent living retirement community on Tuttle Rd. The community, which broke ground in late 2018 and is a sister location to OceanView at Falmouth, features two-bedroom ‘plus’ cottages and maintenance-free retirement living. The phase 2A progression was initiated upon the successful selling of the first 53 homes in the development during Phase 1. Phase 2A will be completed with three neighborhoods that will connect the project from Tuttle Rd. to Greely Rd. The community center at Northwind Farm is located at 228 Greely Rd., with staff offices, resident gathering spaces and a new, heated, saltwater pool.