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Dollar Tree buying Family Dollar for $8.5B

The Dollar Tree discount store chain is planning to purchase Family Dollar Stores Inc. for approximately $8.5 billion, which would make it the nation’s largest discount retail...

Maine ex-carman sues Pan Am Railways

A former carman for Pan Am Railways in Waterville is suing the railroad in federal court, alleging that his former employer discriminated against him.

Popular Waterville eatery may re-open

Bolley’s Famous Franks in Waterville may re-open with an expanded menu after a local couple said they are in the process of buying the shuttered hot dog and burger...

Portland-based Elite Airways to start new route

Lori Valigra |

Elite Airways, a Portland-based charter airline company better known for transporting the White House press corps, NASCAR and...

Reflecting Portland: Custom glass features meld new with old buildings

Lori Valigra |

Glass-fronted interlopers are popping up between Portland's quaint brick buildings, and if a Biddeford complex glazing system maker has its way, more architects will design signature...

'Cargotecture' adopted for efficient, modular space

Laurie Schreiber |

Fancy an office or home that pops out of the box, ready to "plug and play?" A new architectural trend in Maine is the box.

Portland-based architecture firm changes the approach to medical office buildings

James McCarthy |

For Ellen Belknap, president of the Portland-based architecture and engineering firm SMRT, all of the Affordable Care Act concepts can be honed down to a few simple concepts: Improve the...

Pika selected for federal program to drive down wind energy costs

Pika Energy, a Gorham-based manufacturer of home wind turbines and wind-solar hybrid systems, is receiving $700,000 in federal funds to develop more efficient turbine technologies...

Portland-based Otto Pizza launching eighth store

Otto Pizza, a Portland-based pizza chain founded in 2009, is opening its second location in South Portland this August, making it the company's eighth store in New...

Nova Star spending $21M subsidy faster than planned

Nova Star Cruises has now received $21 million total in government subsidies from Canada, far sooner than what a seven-year payment schedule originally called for.