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Portland is in good company on Esquire's 'Best Pizza' list

While Maine's most populated city has been making national headlines and lists for its beer and spirits, pizza in Portland is getting the spotlight in Esquire magazine's list of “America's Best...

USM enrollment up; nursing program awarded $500K

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At the University of Southern Maine's annual Opening Breakfast on Thursday, President Glenn Cummings announced that enrollment at the school has increased and that students in its nursing program...

Portland Mayor Strimling proposes new landlord restrictions

Portland Mayor Ethan Strimling is recommending a number of new proposals for landlords, including restrictions on how often rent can be raised and limits on no-cause evictions.

Startup & Create Week hitting the road with national event series

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Maine Startup & Create Week, the annual celebration of all things entrepreneurial, will be taking its show on the road with a series of events across the country.

On the Record with Carlos Quijano, founder of Coast of Maine Organic Products

Peter Van Allen |

An avid gardener and composter, Quijano found himself more and more intrigued with how Maine handled (or didn't handle) waste from various industries — the fisheries, saw mills and blueberry...

Eight Maine companies make Inc.'s 'Fastest Growing' list

Kevin Steeves |

Landry/French Construction Co. and Tilson Technology Management are joined by six other Maine companies in Inc. magazine's annual list of the 5,000 fastest-growing companies across the country.

Lobstah-lovin' Texans get another Cousins Maine Lobster Truck

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San Antonians are doing the Texas Two Step over Maine lobster as Cousins Maine Lobster Truck expands its franchise with a second truck in the crustacean-loving city.

Cheers to Portland for making Travel + Leisure's list of best beer cities

Kick back and enjoy a brew in Portland, per recommendation of Travel + Leisure magazine, which loves the local beer scene.

Ridership aboard The Cat rises, but empty seats remain

Despite an increase in the average daily ridership aboard Bay Ferries Ltd.'s new Portland-to-Nova ferry service, The Cat is still operating below capacity.

Downeaster rail project expands Boston service

A $9.3 million project that will allow the Downeaster to run five round trips daily between Brunswick and Boston is expected to begin next year.