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York, Oxford county firms can tap $1.1M loan program

A new $1.1 million revolving loan program for small- to mid-sized businesses in York and southern Oxford counties is set to begin in June.The

Winxnet, Hammond Lumber make local acquisitions

Two Maine-based companies — one in the information technology space, and another in the lumber industry — are expanding after acquiring local businesses this week.

LePage signs ‘patent trolls’ bill into law

It will become more difficult for so-called "patent trolls" to "harass and extort money" from Maine businesses after Gov. Paul LePage signed a new bill into law...

National firm buys central Maine medical buildings

A national medical real estate investment firm has purchased $19 million worth of medical buildings in central Maine, including one leased by MaineGeneral Health in Oakland.

Michael Kors joins upscale newcomers to Portland

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Michael Kors, designer fashions. Microsoft Store, software and games. Hyatt Place and Courtyard Marriott, hotels. Munjoy Heights and 118 on Munjoy Hill, upscale condominiums. Maine...

Nova Scotia ferry service to 'boost' regional economy

Portland officials on Thursday said the soon-to-open Nova Star ferry service between the city and Nova Scotia will boost the city’s waterfront and the regional...

WMTW to move studio to Westbrook

WMTW-TV is moving its downtown Portland studio to a "broadcast-ready facility" in Westbrook this fall.The TV station, owned by Hearst...

NEA awards $827K to Maine arts groups

Rep. Chellie Pingree announced Wednesday that the Maine Arts Commission would receive a $720,000 National Endowment for the Arts grant and that several Portland-area arts groups would...

Whaling Wall mural may get pinched by lobster plant

Portland’s 950-foot Whaling Wall mural — painted almost 20 years ago by the international artist Robert Wyland — may have to lose a whale or two in order to accommodate...

Jetport sees 6.7% rise in March passenger traffic

The Portland International Jetport today reported strong passenger growth that rose 6.7% over the same month last year.Jetport Director Paul Bradbury...

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