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Local developer buys historic building in downtown Portland

Dylan Martin |

A group led by a Portland developer has purchased a historic four-story building with office and retail space in the heart of the city’s downtown.

Cross Insurance Arena gets new GM

The Cross Insurance Arena’s management firm has named a new general manager for the Portland arena formerly known as the Cumberland County Civic Center.

Mill group petitions against Canadian papermaker

Madison Paper Industries has joined a Minnesota-based papermaker in a formal complaint against a Nova Scotia paper mill that has received Canadian subsidies.

Teamsters seek to unionize Shaw’s pharmacists

The Teamsters union is seeking to organize pharmacists at Shaw’s Supermarket’s 16 stores in Maine, a move that is being challenged by the regional supermarket...

Cate Street, GNP owe taxes, seek tax break

New Hampshire investment firm Cate Street Capital and two of its corporate entities owe the town of Millinocket $1.49 million in late tax payments for its shuttered paper mill...

Maine’s 2014 lobster catch an all-time high

Maine’s lobster catch value reached an estimated $456.9 million in 2014, a new all-time record that was driven by an unusually high increase in price per pound.

Chicago firm buys Topsham retirement home

A Chicago investment firm has purchased The Highlands senior living community in Topsham, one of the largest and oldest of its kind in Maine.

Osborn, wind developer reach agreement

The town of Osborn has approved an agreement to receive $1.87 million over 20 years in exchange for letting the parent company of First Wind develop 14 wind turbines...

LePage takes issue with senior housing bond

Gov. Paul LePage is questioning whether a $65 million bond is the right solution to develop more senior housing in Maine.

Penobscot Bay chamber head resigns

Staci Coomer, the executive director of the Penobscot Bay Regional Chamber of Commerce, has resigned to take a job in Washington, D.C.