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    To maintain a continuous air barrier, special attention needed to be paid to the seams that formed the joint at the wall plate where the rafters would sit.

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    It's not your typical summer-home renovation, but you can't beat the view.

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    Working in tight quarters, a Portland, Maine, cabinetmaker builds a custom refrigerator surround in place by custom-fitting an end panel to an upper cabinet.

  • Cost-Saving Insulated Foundations

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  • Risks of Rising Seas Pondered in Portland, Maine

    Sea levels are going to rise in the coming century. In Portland, Maine, policymakers are starting to plan ahead.

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    One of the few working waterfronts left in the United States, Portland is expanding beyond its seafaring tradition and embracing an entrepreneurial spirit.