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Congress Square sale referendum unlikely this fall

The city of Portland may not hold a second referendum on the sale of Congress Square this fall — instead opting for a slower approach in planning the park’s...

Athens biomass plant could get $12M tax break

A biomass facility in Athens is now eligible for more than $12 million in state tax credits after receiving certifications from the Finance Authority of Maine that will help spur...

C&L Aerospace's $5M Bangor expansion will mean more jobs

C&L Aerospace, a global aviation services company, is celebrating the completion of its new $5 million headquarters expansion in Bangor, paving the way for more jobs and...

UMPI gets $50K grant to start visual arts center

The University of Maine at Presque Isle has received a $50,000 federal grant to help build a new visual arts center that will be the first of its kind in the region.

Belfast grocer a ‘total loss’ after fire

A Belfast grocery store that came under new ownership in April is considered a total loss by those owners after a fire damaged the building’s interior on Tuesday.

Rockland moratorium on building height moves forward

Rockland’s proposed six-month moratorium on building developments over 50 feet tall is moving forward after it received initial approval from the City Council.

Helen's Restaurant fire unsolved, but not suspicious

The cause of the fire that destroyed Helen’s Restaurant in Machias will remain unsolved, but it does not appear to be suspicious, a state official told the

Fryeburg business expected to create up to 60 new jobs

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Hunting Dearborn, a Fryeburg-based manufacturer that makes parts for the oil, aerospace and power generation industries, is expected to create up to 60 jobs in the next five...

Medical pot research site proposed for Old Orchard Beach

A proposal to develop a research facility in Old Orchard Beach for medical marijuana has prompted town officials to consider a 60-day moratorium on such activity.

Downeaster chief stands by train depot plan

Despite opposition coming from Gov. Paul LePage, a neighborhood group and now six Democratic lawmakers, the chief executive of the Amtrak Downeaster’s operator said she is...