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Ahead of recreational marijuana decision, communities seek moratorium on facilities

Several Maine communities have enacted, or are actively pursuing, moratoriums on marijuana social clubs and retail storefronts in advance of this coming election, when voters in the state will decide...

Winter is coming: Sunday River, down a ski lift, begins snowmaking

Sunday River is gearing up for the upcoming ski season as the Newry ski area began snowmaking operations on Monday, but the company says it will be down one ski lift this winter.

How early childhood stress could lead to costly adult illnesses

Lori Valigra |

We're all familiar with the short-term stress caused by election politics or our favorite sports team, but researchers at the MDI Biological Laboratory are looking at how chronic exposure to stress...

Green Clean moves from leased space to new $425K Portland HQ

Laurie Schreiber |

PORTLAND — A gung-ho cleaning service, Green Clean Maine, has been skyrocketing since its founding in 2007. That's why founder and CEO Joe Walsh decided to buy larger quarters to house the...

Lincoln Street Center interested in buying McLain School

The owner of Lincoln Street Center, a former school that has found a new lease on life as a Rockland-based arts center, has expressed interest in purchasing yet another school property in the city.

Portland landlord found not guilty of manslaughter from Noyes Street fire

Portland landlord Gregory Nisbet was found not guilty on all counts of manslaughter stemming from the deaths of six people in Maine’s worst fire in decades.

It’s aquaculture vs. aviation for Trenton aquaculture site

Bird strikes might seem like a strange worry for a potential aquaculture site in Trenton, but that’s exactly what was on the minds of many of the 40 attendees at a public hearing for a proposed...

The business of being Bob Dylan

Kevin Steeves |

There's a sense of giddiness in Dennis Bailey's voice when he recalls the first time that the music of Bob Dylan resonated with him: “'Nashville Skyline:' And only because Johnny Cash was on...

Ranger Solar advances its 50MW solar project at Sanford airport

James McCarthy |

Sanford City Council on Tuesday approved an updated lease agreement for 390 acres of city-owned property at Sanford-Seacoast Regional Airport on which Ranger Solar of Yarmouth plans to develop a...

$13M Brunswick Downeaster facility expands Boston service

The Northern New England Passenger Rail Authority is set to unveil its $13 million train facility in Brunswick this weekend, which, when fully operational, will allow the Amtrak Downeaster to run a...