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Nonprofit buys former Elizabeth Arden spa

A nonprofit supporting combat-wounded veterans has purchased the former estate of beauty magnate Elizabeth Arden, who was once one of the wealthiest women in the world.

Cross Insurance Arena gets new GM

The Cross Insurance Arena’s management firm has named a new general manager for the Portland arena formerly known as the Cumberland County Civic Center.

Bayside Bowl owner to buy land for expansion

The owner of Bayside Bowl in Portland has reached an agreement to buy adjacent, city-owned land that will allow the business to expand.

Biddeford mill project displaces businesses

Fifteen businesses have been served eviction notices at Biddeford’s Lincoln Mill as a result of a $50 million redevelopment plan that is moving on a tight schedule.

Rockland eyes Airbnb regulations

Rockland city officials are expected to consider a proposal that would create regulations for Airbnb and other services that facilitate short-term rentals of rooms and...

Red Claws seek lease extension with Expo

The Maine Red Claws has reached an agreement to extend its lease at the Portland Exposition Building for 10 years, but the professional basketball team is still expected to take up...

Bayside Bowl proposes $2.4M expansion

The owner of Bayside Bowl in Portland is seeking to invest $2.4 million to expand the bowling alley and lifestyle spot with more amenities, including squash courts.

2014 a record year for Acadia National Park

Acadia National Park saw its largest number of visitors last year since 1999, showing signs that the park was able to recover from 2013’s federal government...

Winter Olympics training hub gets $5M

Maine Winter Sports Center, whose Nordic ski venues in Northern Maine have been provided as training grounds for Olympians in the past, has received $5 million in recent...

Cross arena deal paves way for more big acts

Cross Insurance Arena in Portland could get more big-name acts after its board of trustees approved a five-year contract for Philadelphia-based Global Spectrum to manage the...