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Sea Bags opens two Massachusetts stores

Sea Bags, a Portland-based designer and manufacturer of handmade bags made from recycled sails, has opened two retail stores along the coast of Massachusetts.

LePage backs out of helping Nova Star Cruises

The widely held notion that Gov. Paul LePage would help Nova Star Cruises obtain a $5 million line of credit has been dispelled by the governor’s top economic development...

Uber eyes coastal Maine expansion

Uber, the San Francisco-based ridesharing service, is beginning operations in Bar Harbor, Old Orchard Beach, Ogunquit and Kennebunk on Friday evening for a summertime...

Maine Med tops 'Common Care' rankings

Maine Medical Center in Portland is among 34 hospitals nationwide to receive the highest ranking across five categories in a new list from U.S. News & World Report.

USM names new president after first choice leaves

The University of Southern Maine has named Glenn Cummings as its new president after the university’s first choice unexpectedly dropped out.

Referendum could impact Portland project

A Portland group of residents is seeking to hold a referendum that would protect the city’s scenic views and could have a major impact on a proposed mixed-use development.

MaineToday Media announces initial layoffs

MaineToday Media, the parent company of the Portland Press Herald and other newspapers, announced five layoffs last week, according to a top union official.

Flatbread Co. to open second Maine location

The Flatbread Co. is planning to expand beyond its Maine footprint beyond Portland, with a new restaurant slated to open in Rockport this summer.

Portland aviation company plans $4.3M expansion

Portland aviation company MAC Air Group is planning a $4.35 million expansion at the Portland International Jetport.

Lois' Natural Marketplace to open Portland store

The owners of Scarborough-based Lois’ Natural Marketplace will open a store on Portland’s India Street neighborhood next week.