Former Newspaper Property Looking at New Business in Augusta

Updated 3 years ago

Four buildings are being planned for a 5.8 acre parcel of land in Augusta that was once the location of the Kennebunk Journal, the newspaper in the Maine capital.If the plans are approved, a branch of the Bangor Savings Bank and Goodwill Industries of Northern New England will serve as anchors of the property that fronts Western Avenue.On Oct. 11 the Augusta planning board will consider an application by developer Northland Enterprises LLC to demolish the 50,000-square-foot building and replace it with four separate buildings and parking.The Kennebunk Journal says that in addition to the bank and Goodwill, plans call for a 6,000-square-foot restaurant or retail building and a 5,000-square-foot retail building. No tenants were named.The newspaper left the location in March.(The Associated Press)


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