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Portland's Residence Inn sale indicates strong market

Laurie Schreiber |

Norwich Partners sold the Residence Inn Portland at 145 Fore St. to an undisclosed buyer in a deal that closed Oct. 13.

Bangor Arts Exchange kicks off with full calendar

In the historic Nichols Block in downtown Bangor, the Bangor Symphony Orchestra, Launchpad and Bangor Ballet, together calling themselves the Bangor Arts Exchange, have settled in and have kicked off...

Play ball! Portland makes Top 10 of minor league cities

James McCarthy |

Portland once again made it into SmartAsset’s top 10 rankings of the best minor league baseball cities or towns, ranking sixth out of 159 communities analyzed in 2017 by the online financial...

Piscataquis County commissioners oppose Somerset Wind project

Citing the negative impact it could have on the Moosehead Lake region's efforts to rebrand itself as “America's Crown Jewel,” Piscataquis County commissioners have signed a letter stating...

Mainebiz 2017 'Nexter' Jim Brady launches hotel management firm

Renee Cordes |

Jim Brady, the Portland developer named a 2017 Mainebiz Next honoree for his role in transforming the city's eastern waterfront, is starting a new chapter as president and director of a hotel...

Expedia names Wells top nature destination named Wells as the top nature destination in Maine in its latest list of top spots nationwide.

Waterfront Concerts inks new 10-year contract with Bangor


Waterfront Concerts, the company that puts on Bangor's summertime music series on the banks of the Penobscot River, has signed a new 10-year contract with the Queen City.

Bath, Washington County recipients of BikeMaine grants


BikeMaine has awarded grants to Bath and the Washington County Council of Governments for bicycle-related improvements following the conclusion of this year’s week-long trek involving 400...

Sunday River plans $4.7M upgrade, including new chairlift


Sunday River Ski Resort in Newry is planning to spend $4.7 million on improvements at the eight-peak 135-trail ski resort this season.

NRCM warns: Lawsuit likely if commercial logging permitted in national monument


Lisa Pohlmann, executive director of the Natural Resources Council of Maine, served notice to the Trump administration that allowing “commercial logging” in the Katahdin Woods and Waters...