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Portland gets federal funds to boost startups

Dylan Martin |

The greater Portland area has been selected as one of eight communities in the country to receive funds from a federal program that aims to help small businesses grow and create new...

MEMIC to send out record dividend checks

Portland-based worker’s compensation insurer Maine Employers’ Mutual Insurance Co. has once again reached a new record for dividend checks being sent to...

Portland developer partners with State Theatre to develop outdoor concert site

Dylan Martin |

The development of an outdoor concert venue in Portland is moving forward after a local developer signed a long-term agreement with the company that operates the State Theatre.

Portland waterfront plan faces uncertain future

A plan to transform a 10-acre Portland waterfront property into a mixed-use development could be stymied by a preservation group's bid to give the land greater protection.

Biddeford firm wins $10 million Navy contract

Oak Point Associates, a Biddeford architectural, engineering and design firm, signed a $10 million Navy contract on Wednesday to design and engineer improvements at Navy facilities along...

The week in review

The good: Portland-based Ocean Renewable Power Co. has completed a demonstration project testing...

Ocean Renewable Power Co. calls Alaskan pilot project a 'huge success'

James McCarthy |

Chris Sauer, president and CEO of Ocean Renewable Power Co., announced on Wednesday the successful completion of the demonstration project testing its RivGen power system in the Kvichak...

Portland biotech firm sues Cooke Aquaculture

A Portland-based biotechnology firm is suing New Brunswick-based Cooke Aquaculture and affiliated businesses over four alleged patent infringements.

Portland gubernatorial debate still on: organizer

Dylan Martin |

The Portland Community Chamber’s gubernatorial debate is still scheduled for Oct. 8 with all three candidates, despite Gov. Paul LePage’s statement on Monday that he may...

Historic Portland property sells for reduced price

The front portion of the historic Masonic Temple at 415 Congress St. in Portland was sold in an auction Thursday for $1.6 million, nearly half of what its previous owner was hoping...