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Collins, King and Poliquin express “serious reservations” about North Woods proposal

Paul Koenig |

Three members of Maine's congressional delegation told President Obama in a letter sent Friday that they have “serious reservations and significant concerns” about the president...

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...

Saddleback ski resort still silent on whether it will open this winter

The future of Saddleback Maine ski resort is still uncertain after its owners announced in October that they were in negotiations with a prospective buyer.

Nova Star’s reported outstanding debts reach $2.6 million

A claim from an international supplier of marine fuel that Nova Star Cruises owes it more than $1 million for fuel has brought the total sum of claims from creditors to $2.6 million.

Rockland gives initial OK to Airbnb regulations

Rockland’s City Council gave initial approval Monday to new regulations for short-term rentals like ones through Airbnb.

Claims against Nova Star top $1.6 million

The claims of outstanding debts owed by Nova Star Cruises has risen to more than $1.6 million, including claims from the city of Portland and Portland Development Corp.

Portland sees record number of cruise ship visits

Portland's 84 visits from cruise ships this year was 10 more than in 2014, while the state’s top cruise ship port, Bar Harbor, fell short of its own record due to bad water conditions.

Lost Valley ski resort to be sold to N.H. couple

The owner of a New Hampshire-based lift operation inspection company has signed a purchase-and-sales agreement for Lost Valley Ski & Banquet Resort in Auburn.

CEI awarded $800,000 grant to support revolving loan for Maine's rural counties

Coastal Enterprises Inc. has been awarded $800,000 in federal funding to support a revolving loan fund for businesses in Maine's seven so-called rim counties.

TD Bank helps Nature Conservancy buy 12,700 acres of forest

The Nature Conservancy in Maine has purchased more than 12,700 acres of forest land located next to the Sunkhaze Meadows National Wildlife Refuge in Milford with the help of a grant from TD Bank.