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Green Clean moves from leased space to new $425K Portland HQ

Laurie Schreiber |

PORTLAND — A gung-ho cleaning service, Green Clean Maine, has been skyrocketing since its founding in 2007. That's why founder and CEO Joe Walsh decided to buy larger quarters to house the...

Portland landlord found not guilty of manslaughter from Noyes Street fire

Portland landlord Gregory Nisbet was found not guilty on all counts of manslaughter stemming from the deaths of six people in Maine’s worst fire in decades.

The business of being Bob Dylan

Kevin Steeves |

There's a sense of giddiness in Dennis Bailey's voice when he recalls the first time that the music of Bob Dylan resonated with him: “'Nashville Skyline:' And only because Johnny Cash was on...

Massimo’s pizza closure makes way for Italian bistro

Massimo’s Pizza Bar in downtown Bangor permanently closed on Monday after less than a year of business, and its owners said they will sell it to local restaurateur Bob Cutler.

Owners of Middle Eastern food truck to open Portland restaurant

The owners of CN Shawarma, which bills itself as “Arabian BBQ on wheels,” plans a 1,452-square-foot restaurant in the city's East Bayside food hub.

Feds investigate suspected welfare fraud at Portland market

The owner of Ahram Halal Market on Forest Avenue in Portland is being investigated by federal authorities in connection with suspected welfare fraud.

First of its kind deicing fluid recycling facility opens at PWM

Staff |

A new facility at the Portland International Jetport that recycles aircraft deicing fluid opened on Friday and is the first of its kind in the country, according to airport officials.

Hundreds of Portland rental units remain unregistered

Some 700 rental units in Portland have yet to be registered, despite city officials’ push since Jan. 1 of last year for owners to register their properties or face a steep fine.

Nat May, director of Portland’s SPACE, stepping down

Staff |

Nat May, the executive director of SPACE Gallery, the alternative arts venue that has become a cornerstone of Portland’s creative arts community, will be stepping down from his post effective...

Parks Director Ethan Hipple brings a fresh eye to Portland's open spaces

Lori Valigra |

Ethan Hipple is about six months into his job as parks director for the city of Portland, and already he's been part of settling the controversial redesign of Congress Square in the city's downtown.