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Portland officials mull affordable housing rule

The city of Portland has proposed a new ordinance that would require new residential developments with 10 or more units to set aside a certain amount of units for affordable...

Portland waterfront development clears hurdle

A plan to transform a 10-acre site on Portland’s eastern waterfront into a mixed-used development has cleared one hurdle after the city’s planning board recommended a...

Harvard Pilgrim awarded $500K to MaineHealth for childhood obesity prevention

Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Foundation awarded MaineHealth $500,000 for its Let’s Go! childhood obesity prevention program last year.

Bayside Bowl owner to buy land for expansion

The owner of Bayside Bowl in Portland has reached an agreement to buy adjacent, city-owned land that will allow the business to expand.

Eimskip boosts Portland-Halifax shipping calls

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Eimskip, the Icelandic shipping company that moved its U.S. port of call for its vessels to Portland from Norfolk, Va., is increasing the number of calls it makes to Halifax, Nova...

Tilson Technology raises $600K from Buffalo firm

Tilson Technology Management Inc., a Portland-based telecommunications services provider, has raised $600,000 in venture capital as part of a $2.2 million equity capital...

Portland delays action on Uber regulations

Portland city officials have delayed moving forward on a proposal to create regulations for Uber and other ride-sharing services.

Red Claws seek lease extension with Expo

The Maine Red Claws has reached an agreement to extend its lease at the Portland Exposition Building for 10 years, but the professional basketball team is still expected to take up...

PUC staff says no to GridSolar 'smart grid' bid

The Maine Public Utilities Commission’s staff is recommending against Portland-based GridSolar LLC’s bid to become the state’s smart grid operator.

Bayside Bowl proposes $2.4M expansion

The owner of Bayside Bowl in Portland is seeking to invest $2.4 million to expand the bowling alley and lifestyle spot with more amenities, including squash courts.