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L.L.Bean to be title sponsor for PBA bowling event

L.L.Bean has signed as the title sponsor for a Professional Bowlers Association tournament that will be hosted at Bayside Bowl in Portland this spring.

Portland Symphony announces four finalists to be orchestra's next director

The Portland Symphony Orchestra announced Tuesday there are four finalists under consideration for the position of music director, replacing Robert Moody, who will step down after the 2017-18 season.

Machias restaurant rebrands itself as nano brewery

Skywalker’s, which opened in Machias in 2013, is reinventing itself as a nano brewery, Machias River Brewing Co.

Millinocket loses bowling alley in snowstorm

Millinocket lost a central part of its community when the roof at Katahdin Pins 'n Cues collapsed during Sunday night's snowstorm. The sudden buckling was powerful enough to project debris across the...

Federal hiring freeze affects Acadia

Notwithstanding its record-breaking centennial last year, Acadia National Park isn't immune to President Donald Trump’s Jan. 23 executive order placing a 120-day freeze on federal government...

Nor'easter snow boosts Maine ski business

Renee Cordes |

As a nor'easter raced through Maine on Thursday, leaving behind snowfall totals along the coast ranging from 17 inches in Berwick to 20 inches in Perry, ski-resort operators were jumping for joy over...

Bar Harbor contingent seeks new cruise ship limits

The number of cruise ships scheduled for Bar Harbor keeps rising, so a contingent of residents wants to refine passenger cap and other limits.

Aroostook County Tourism to update and relaunch visitors guide

Aroostook County Tourism said it will fully redesign and update its tourism visitors guide for 2017 with Thalo Blue, a design agency in Auburn.

Hilton plans South Portland hotel aimed at millennials


Tru by Hilton will be South Portland's first new hotel in over a decade when it opens in October.

Colby College art museum receives $100 million gift

Peter and Paula Lunder, philanthropists with long ties to Colby College, have made another $100 million gift to the college’s museum of art.