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New flower show coming to Portland in 2017

The breweries, distilleries, outdoor concert space and ice rink of Portland's Thompson's Point will be joined by the inaugural Maine Flower Show next March, following an announcement by the Maine...

Craft brewers soak up locally sourced and processed grains

Lori Valigra |

Rising Tide Brewing Co. said it plans to use some Maine-grown and processed grains in every batch of beer it brews. Buying from local growers and processors is a new trend in Maine as malthouses and...

Maine lobster brings bigger bucks to restaurants

While officials in Sweden have been pushing to ban the import of live "Maine" lobsters, restaurant patrons in America can't get enough of the crustacean — meaning that eateries across the...

Portland Pirates jump ship to Massachusetts

After approximately 23 years of calling the Cross Insurance Arena home, the American Hockey League's Portland Pirates are reportedly leaving Portland for Springfield, Mass.

Landry/French joins the growing ranks of Maine ESOP businesses

Kevin Steeves |

When Landry/French Construction Co. Vice President Kevin French started plotting out a succession plan for the Scarborough-based construction company with President Denis Landry a year-and-a-half...

Olympic team to sport shoes handcrafted in Lewiston

The U.S. Olympic team will be sporting red, white and blue leather boat shoes handcrafted by the Lewiston-based shoemaker Rancourt & Co. during the opening and closing ceremonies at the 2016 Olympics...

UMaine and Kepware unveil new undergraduate lab

Staff |

The University of Maine and the Portland-based Kepware Technologies unveiled the Kepware Digital Systems and Robotics Laboratory in Barrows Hall on Tuesday during a ribbon-cutting ceremony.

FedEx delivers another small business grant contest to Maine

Lori Valigra |

FedEx Corp. has become the third entity in recent weeks to entice small businesses in Maine to enter a contest with several prizes totaling $100,000. The contest by the Memphis, Tenn.-based delivery...

Biddeford firm scores $15M Navy Contract

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The U.S. Navy has awarded a $15 million, five-year contract to the Biddeford architectural and engineering firm Oak Point Associates to support Naval Facilities Engineering Command projects at the...

Development in Rockland’s downtown heats up

The Tillson peninsula isn’t the only neighborhood in Rockland experiencing a wave of resurgence through development, as several new businesses are set to open in the city’s downtown over...