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Wilbur H. Palmer Career and Technical Education Center Breaks Ground!

HUDSON — A groundbreaking ceremony Wednesday night marked the official start of construction and renovation efforts for a new and improved career and technical education school at Alvirne High School in Hudson. Alvirne Principal Steven Beals said construction crews are installing the necessary underground drainage, water and sewer systems for the 38,000 square feet of […]

Considerations in ICU Design

Hospitals are seeing a dramatic increase in patients presenting with higher acuity levels. This often leaves hospitals struggling to find adequate space to provide the appropriate level of care. Lavallee Brensinger Architects is currently working with several clients to design Intensive Care Units (ICU) to accommodate these changing patient care needs. Derived from our extensive […]

Bowdoin to Build Four Passive House Dorms

BRUNSWICK — Bowdoin College will start construction this summer on four Passive House dorms, the next step in the college’s commitment to carbon neutrality. The four buildings, which will house 22 students each, are on 3.56 acres on Park Row, next to Chamberlain Hall. The project overall includes 47,877 square feet of construction and will […]

Maine’s largest publicly traded company will invest $62M in expansion

IDEXX Laboratories Inc. broke ground last week on its planned, $62 million expansion at One IDEXX Drive in Westbrook. The Synergy East facility, expected to open in late 2019, features a new multi-level, 135,000-square-foot expansion to the existing Synergy Center, which opened in 2014. Friday’s groundbreaking was attended by Gov. Paul LePage and House Speaker […]