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Developer with an eye for 'fixer-uppers' finds a Skowhegan plaza

Laurie Schreiber |

SKOWHEGAN — Real estate developer Dana Cassidy has immediately launched into improvements for the forlorn Skowhegan Village Plaza, a retail center at 338 Madison Ave. that he purchased in...

Rockland's Rock City makes jump to employee ownership

After 24 years of being in business, the Rockland-based Rock City Coffee Roasters and Rock City Café will be joining the growing ranks of Maine's employee-owned companies.

Crack open a cold one with Maine Beer Co. to honor North Woods

Vacationland has been making headlines as of late for both the Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument and its beer — and Maine Beer Co. will combine both for its small-batch Woods & Waters...

Developer unveils $250M Portland waterfront redevelopment plan

Staff |

Portland-based CPB2 LLC, unveiled its $250 million plan for the former Portland Co. complex at 58 Fore St., transforming the city's eastern waterfront.

Portland’s Back Bay Bicycle riding off into the sunset

After 30 years of offering bicyclists a one-stop shop for all their needs, the Portland-based Back Bay Bicycle will close its doors next week.

New Portland eatery will be a ‘no-tipping zone’

Amy Alward, the owner of the soon-to-be opened Baristas and Bites in Portland, says that customers of the café will be entering a “no-tipping zone” when they stop in for a bite to eat.

Biddeford Olive Garden closes, 60 workers displaced

Sixty employees of a Biddeford Olive Garden restaurant location were told Saturday morning that the eatery at 150 Shops Way was closing its doors indefinitely.

Damariscotta eatery Crissy's getting new lease on life

Crissy's Breakfast and Coffee Bar, a popular downtown Damariscotta restaurant that closed in July, will soon be reopening under new management.

New brewery to take flight at Brunswick Landing

Flight Deck Brewery, a new brewery, tasting room and distribution center, will be calling the Brunswick Landing business campus home by the start of 2017.

Portland’s Moran’s Market pledges to rebuild following fire

The owners of Moran’s Market in Portland are vowing to rebuild the store that had been a mainstay of the Riverton neighborhood since 1956, following a fire that heavily damaged the restaurant...