Category Archives: Economic Development

Rockland, ME, Keene, NH and Burlington, VT Make “Best Old Neighborhoods 2012: Northeast”

This Old House just released their “Best Old Neighborhoods 2012: Northeast” and three Northern New England towns (out of 13) make the list–Rockland, Maine, Keene, New Hamshire, and the Five… Read more »

Woodstock, VT, Bath, ME, and Littleton, NH among “America’s Greatest Main Streets”

Northern New England only has a population of 3.3 million people (or 1.1 percent of America’s population), but we sure are cleaning up on the national awards that one could… Read more »

Brattleboro, VT and Brunswick, ME make Smithsonian Magazine’s “The 20 Best Small Towns in America”

Congratulations to Brattleboro, Vermont (11th) and Brunswick, Maine (13th) for making Smithsonian Magazine’s “The 20 Best Small Towns in America” for 2012. Here is what Smithsonian had to say about… Read more »

Picture of The Nickells-Sortwell House in Wiscasset, Maine

Nickells-Sortwell House: Wiscasset, Maine

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As part of our Building History series, today we take a look at The Nickells-Sortwell House in Wiscasset, Maine (link to picture gallery): Located on Wiscasset’s Main Street, the Nickels-Sortwell… Read more »

Congratulations to Bath, Maine for Winning the 2012 Great American Main Street Award

Congratulations to Bath, Maine for winning the 2012 Great American Main Street Award from the National Trust for Historic Preservation. From the Bangor Daily News: The city of Bath added… Read more »