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Investment firm buys The Cliff House resort

An Ohio-based hotel investment firm has acquired The Cliff House Resort & Spa in Cape Neddick for an undisclosed price.Rockbridge, a private...

Tribe agrees to elver terms; fishing season starts

The Passamaquoddy Tribe announced Friday that it would institute individual elver catch quotas for tribal fishermen, ending a conflict with state regulators before the season that...

Gambling bills fall; lobbying activity totals prompt updates

Darren Fishell |

Lawmakers and the governor are gearing up for tough discussions on state spending and borrowing. Gov. Paul LePage said he won't consider any new bonds until the Legislature has filled a...

Senate kills six bills to expand gambling

The Maine Senate has delivered a final blow to six bills to expand gambling in the state, including proposals backed by various American Indian tribes and from owners of Scarborough...

Lewiston reboots film festival in new form

A group of Lewiston filmmakers and supporters will launch a new film festival this summer after the collapse of the Lewiston Auburn Film Festival, whose co-founder and director was...

Ed Meadows leads the Land for Maine's Future program on broader mission

DOUGLAS ROOKS |

In one way or another, Ed Meadows has been involved with land management his entire professional career — including for the last 25 years working in the public sector at a variety...

Senate turns down tribal gaming bills

The Maine Senate has turned down six bills that would have expanded gambling in the state for Indian tribes and fraternal organizations.

New ferry vessel to set out for Nova Scotia

The head of Nova Star Cruises said the ferry for its new service between Portland and Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, will get underway from Singapore Friday, headed first for Nova Scotia.

Scarborough Downs bargains for initial racino OK

The Maine House gave initial approval Wednesday to a bill that would allow Scarborough Downs to add slot machines to its race track complex, but only after developers build a hotel,...

Portland, Nova Scotia ferry reach lease deal

Portland officials and Nova Star Cruises have crafted a lease deal at the city’s Ocean Gateway terminal, where the company plans to start a new ferry service to Nova Scotia on...

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