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Saddleback unable to finalize sale, putting ski season in further doubt

The announcement is in stark contrast to the hopeful outlook resort officials had in January when they said it was “just down to finishing the complicated paperwork” with a prospective...

Winter's late arrival impacting Aroostook businesses

The winter's late arrival and its seeming inability to stick around for more than a few days at a time has resulted in the decline in seasonal business for some Aroostook County merchants, the St.

Maine Foodie Tours gives visitors a taste of Maine

Lori Valigra |

When Pamela Laskey, director and founder of Maine Foodie Tours, sipped Campari on ice in Boston's North End in 2008 with the owner of one of the three culinary tours in the United States...

Bar Harbor council backs rehab of major street

Bar Harbor's town council designated $25,000 for an infrastructure design study on Cottage Street, one of the popular summer tourist town's two main corridors central to commerce.

Portland's Congress Square redesign project nets over 100 bids

The city of Portland received more than 100 submissions for its Congress Square redesign project, with some public art proposals coming from as far away as the United Kingdom.

Maine’s most productive scallop ground shut down

As part of the state’s conservation plan to conserve and rebuild the scallop resource, the state Department of Marine Resources said it is closing Cobscook Bay, the most productive scallop...

Acadia reaches a 20-year high in visitors for 2015

Last year the only national park in the state reached its highest visitation total in 20 years, as an estimated 2.81 million park-goers visited Acadia National Park.

Massachusetts business owner purchases Mount Jefferson Ski Area

The Mount Jefferson Ski Area is under new ownership, as a Massachusetts ticket broker has purchased the 51-year-old family business.

York casino referendum circulators claiming nonpayment for work

Circulators hired to gather signatures for a petition to allow up to 1,500 slot machines or a casino in York County have finished their work, but accusations about how those signatures were obtained...

Sunday River to host first annual Chef Summit

This Saturday, Sunday River and the Portland-based kitchen studio O'Maine Studios have partnered to bring the first annual New England Chef Summit to the popular ski resort located in Newry.