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Proposed Portland venue moves forward

A 400-seat performance center proposed for Portland’s Munjoy Hill is moving forward after the City Council approved a conditional zoning agreement on Monday.

New hockey team to boost L-A economy

Lewiston will soon become the home of a junior hockey team once again, and it’s estimated to have a $1 million annual economic impact on the area.

Maine's largest alpine ski areas

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Sugarloaf names new president

Sugarloaf ski resort in Carrabassett Valley has named a top executive as its new president, nearly four months before its current leader is set to retire.

Travel Channel reality show to feature Maine inn

The Vacationland Inn in Brewer will be featured on Tuesday night's episode of "Hotel Impossible," a reality show produced for the Travel Channel.

Biddeford $50M project could create 200 jobs

A proposed $50 million redevelopment plan for the Lincoln Mill in Biddeford cleared a hurdle this week that could ultimately lead to the creation of at least 200 permanent...

Judge allows Camden inn to expand

The Camden Harbour Inn will be able to add 10 rooms after a court ruled that the town’s decision to allow the expansion was proper.

Report: Maine casinos created 1,500 jobs

The Hollywood Casino in Bangor and the Oxford Casino in Oxford have created nearly 1,500 jobs, according to a new industry study.

Revived Lewiston film festival to expand in 2015

The Emerge Film Festival in Lewiston will return in 2015 with an expanded format, after it emerged this year from the collapse of the Lewiston-Auburn Film...

Nova Star Cruises competitor to send proposal

By the time cruise season begins next year, a group of businessmen hope to have its Maine-Nova Scotia ferry service running in the place of Nova Star Cruises.