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Committee recommends that Bar Harbor buy ferry terminal

Bar Harbor’s Ferry Terminal Property Advisory Committee recommended that the town buy the former ferry terminal for $3.5 million in order to split cruise ship traffic between the downtown wharf...

Fast-paced arena football franchise coming to Portland

Portland is one of four expansion cities that will join the National Arena League when its second arena football season begins next spring. Arena football is played indoors on a smaller field than...

Four businesses to be honored for expanding Portland’s ‘economic vitality’


Portland Development Corp. and the city of Portland will recognize Eimskip, Bristol Seafood, Think Tank Coworking and Fork Food Lab at a Nov. 30 awards ceremony for their roles in expanding the...

Rockland settles tax dispute with Ocean State Job Lot

Rockland city councilors Monday night unanimously approved a settlement agreement with Ocean State Job Lot to reduce the city’s valuation on the closeout-sale retailer’s Route 1 property.

L-A chamber takes over Top Gun LA and annual Maine B2B Trade Show

The Lewiston Auburn Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce agreed to take over the Top Gun LA program and the annual Maine B2B Trade Show from the Lewiston-Auburn Economic Growth Council, which faces an...

Boothbay appeals board halts $30M Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens' expansion

The Boothbay Board of Appeals rescinded the Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens' permit for a $30 million expansion that has already begun.

Maker of high-end outdoor furniture building manufacturing plant in Saco's business park

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Sam and Rebecca Butler, who founded Richardson Allen in 1982, closed a deal on Oct. 2 to buy a lot in Saco's Mill Brook Business Park on which they are building a manufacturing plant to make high-end...

Mixed signals on whether Saddleback will reopen this ski season


As Sunday River and Sugarloaf take advantage of cold temperatures for an early launch of the ski season this weekend, there are mixed signals about whether Saddleback Mountain Resort in Rangeley will...

ImmuCell Corp. completes $20M facility in Portland


ImmuCell Corp. (Nasdaq: ICCC), a growing animal health company based in Portland, has completed the construction phase of its $20 million production facility.

Avesta eyes mixed-use site for South Portland’s West End

Avesta Housing picked up some support at a public workshop this week in South Portland outlining plans for a mixed-use building it’s proposing with Quang Nguyen, owner of Le Variety, that would...