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Head of Maine hospitality organizations leaving post

Greg Dugal, the president and CEO of the Maine Restaurant Association and Maine Innkeepers Association, has announced his resignation from the organizations.

A 120mph advertising spot for a South Portland company

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Billboards? Too bland. Popup advertising? That's old hat. Sponsored Facebook posts? Impersonal. Being the primary sponsor of a truck driven by a Fort Kent native in NASCAR's Camping World Truck...

Mainer’s DIY spirit could get national spotlight with docu-film series

Teagan Wright, a Brunswick-based filmmaker who has been working on “From Away,” a documentary series that chronicles the do-it-yourself lifestyle and occupations of Maine natives, is...

South Portland could become South Portlandia with millennial-minded hotel

A Florida-based hotelier has submitted an application to city officials to build a new line of hotels catering to the highly coveted millennial market.

Ex-Pirates owner deflects loss, plans new team for 2017

Well, that didn't take long. A week after the Portland Pirates made the announcement that it will jump ship to Massachusetts, former Portland Pirates player and general manager Brad Church, and...

A less-than-ideal start to Portland's cruise ship season

The 2016 cruise ship season at the second-busiest cruise ship port in Maine got off to a rocky start as more than 200 passengers aboard the cruise liner The Balmoral were sick with the...

Acadia park adds $248M to local economy in 2015

Acadia National Park's approximately 2.81 million visits contributed $248 million in direct visitor spending to the local economy in 2015, according to park officials.

Rockland represents Maine in national Main Streets celebration

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The city of Rockland is representing the state of Maine in National Life Group's 2016 Main Streets Across America celebration.

New flower show coming to Portland in 2017

The breweries, distilleries, outdoor concert space and ice rink of Portland's Thompson's Point will be joined by the inaugural Maine Flower Show next March, following an announcement by the Maine...

Portland Pirates jump ship to Massachusetts

After approximately 23 years of calling the Cross Insurance Arena home, the American Hockey League's Portland Pirates are reportedly leaving Portland for Springfield, Mass.