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Developer, Portland in dispute over $85M project

The developer behind the proposed $85 million “midtown” project in Portland is in an apparent standstill with the city, accusing it of using political maneuvers to prevent the developer...

Decision on Nova Star's future expected this week

The future of Nova Star’s ferry service between Portland and Nova Scotia will be decided this week by Nova Scotia officials, who said there are three other companies vying to...

Portland Science Center gets an opening date

After nearly two months of delays, the Portland Science Center is expected to open later this month with a world-renowned exhibit that displays preserved human organs and bodies.

Final EPA Clean Power Plan gets mixed reviews; Maine ahead in meeting goals

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President Obama and Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy on Monday released the final Clean Power Plan to mixed reviews Monday.

Portland hotel group buys Mass. inn

Portland-based Migis Hotel Group said Monday that it has purchased a coastal inn in Massachusetts, adding to its portfolio of “upscale hotels and resorts” in Maine and Vermont.

Bangor inn to appear in ‘Hotel Impossible’

The Charles Inn in Bangor will appear in a future episode of The Travel Channel’s “Hotel Impossible” reality show.

Saddleback needs $3M to open for winter season

The owners of Saddleback ski resort in the Rangeley area said it will not open for the upcoming winter season if it doesn't secure $3 million in financing within a few weeks.

Funtown becomes target of misdirected outrage

Funtown Splashtown USA in Saco has become the target of angry phone calls, emails, Facebook posts and tweets meant for a similarly named water park in Texas over an alleged bullying incident.

Survey: Maine has some of New England’s most expensive hotels

Kennebunkport, Portland and Ogunquit are some of New England’s most expensive destinations when it comes to hotel prices, according to a new survey.

Group urges Acadia to ban bottled water sales

A Bar Harbor group has collected more than 4,000 signatures in asking Acadia National Park to ban the sale of bottled water.