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Portland hydropower company to receive $2.25 million federal grant

Ocean Renewable Power Co. has won a $2.25 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy to develop ways to lower the costs of deploying, retrieving and anchoring its tidal and river power...

Developer of Portland midtown project requests tax credits from state

The developer behind the major residential and commercial project proposed for Portland's Bayside area is seeking $4.3 million in tax credits from a state program whose rules were recently tightened...

METRO will hire ad agency to promote expanded service

The Greater Portland Transit District, known as METRO, is looking to increase awareness of public transportation and create a branding effort for a new regional commuter bus service launching next...

Former manager at Whole Foods files racial discrimination lawsuit

A former meat manager at Whole Foods in Portland has filed a discrimination lawsuit against the company, saying it did nothing to stop racial harassment and intimidation from other workers.

Natural gas supplier defends safety of proposed South Portland facility

A plan to move a liquefied petroleum gas depot to Rigby Yard in South Portland is facing resistance from some city councilors and residents, despite assurances from the company that it will be safe.

Nova Star ferry owner begins settling the more than $3 million in debts

The owner of the Nova Star Cruises ferry has begun making settlements with companies owed money by the operator of the ferry, beginning with Portland Pilots, Sprague Operating Resources and...

Pierce Atwood announces leadership change

Paul Koenig |

Portland law firm Pierce Atwood LLP will get a new leader at the end of the year when Gloria A. Pinza steps down as managing partner after six years in the position.

HR firm Career Management Associates acquires Dale Carnegie Maine

Portland-based Career Management Associates, one of the largest HR services firms in the state, has acquired Dale Carnegie Maine, the local franchise of workforce training provider Dale Carnegie...

USM’s proposed international school gets initial OK

The University of Maine System Board of Trustees approved a resolution Monday applauding the University of Southern Maine’s proposal to establish an early college for international students.

Luxury condos and office building planned near Portland's Ocean Gateway Garage

Paul Koenig |

The construction of the Ocean Gateway Garage in Portland about a decade ago paved the way for a luxury condominium building under construction and a planned office building nearby, developers and a...