Western Maine Economic Development Council

“Creating economic opportunity in Western Maine”

Western Maine Economic Development Council
A division of Community-Concepts

17-19 Market Square
South Paris, Maine 04281
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Explore: Bethel

Four-season fulfillment in the foothills

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Community Concepts Finance Corp. helping small businesses grow

Christopher Crosby, Staff Writer

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Hampton Inn groundwork begins across from casino

Selectmen hear presentation on economic development study results

Matthew Daigle, Staff Writer

Friday, November 8, 2013

RUMFORD — The Board of Selectmen listened Thursday evening to the latest findings...


Brian’s Bistro


We found this absolute GEM in a historic hotel (now apartments but you can walk in and view the beautifully restored lobby). Brian’s, yup it could compete in Cambridge, Boston and even New York. Clean open kitchen design. I got a steak tip salad and my husband got a Caesar salad to start and ‘black and blue’ sirloin with Gorgonzola cheese sauce. Service was friendly but not hovering. Wine list if affordable. Fresh bread right out...