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2015 dates named for Maine startup week

The second annual Maine Startup and Create Week will be held from June 22-28 in Portland, the event’s organizers announced on Friday.

6 Maine hospitals face penalties for complications

Six Maine hospitals are facing penalties in the form of reduced payments from the federal Medicare program, stemming from a high rate of complications and infections.

Portland officials seek to regulate Uber

The city of Portland is planning to draft new regulations for Uber, a venture-backed startup that provides app-based ride-share services in more than 140 cities.

Mercy back in the black, credits EMHS merger

Mercy Hospital in Portland ended the year with a net financial gain after two years of losses, crediting its merger with Eastern Maine Healthcare Systems for the...

New restaurant could be one of Portland's largest

Two veteran restaurateurs plan to open a new seafood restaurant on Portland’s waterfront.The

Low-income housing fund raises $25.75M

Lori Valigra |

Northern New England Housing Investment Fund, a Portland-based tax credit syndicator that helps to create affordable housing in Maine and New Hampshire, expects to close its 17th...

Proposed Portland venue moves forward

A 400-seat performance center proposed for Portland’s Munjoy Hill is moving forward after the City Council approved a conditional zoning agreement on Monday.

Portland Bayside development faces new hurdles

A major Portland apartment and retail development is facing new hurdles from the city, nearly two months after it was scaled down as part of a settlement with a group suing to stop...

Portland officials delay wage hike vote

Portland officials have decided to delay a vote on Mayor Michael Brennan's proposal to raise the city's minimum wage from $7.50 an hour to $9.50.

Winxnet makes third acquisition this year

Dylan Martin |

Portland-based IT firm Winxnet has bought a local consulting technology group, making it the company’s third acquisition this year.