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Skowhegan's Dog Not Gone vests to hit Wal-Mart shelves across country

A Skowhegan-based company that manufactures safety vests and collars for dogs is about to hit the big time, as Wal-Mart has selected the company to carry its vests as part of a $250 billion...

Fundraising by Maine companies rolls on with distillery, real estate firm

Lori Valigra |

The strong fund raising by Maine companies this year is continuing with two Feb. 4 filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

Portland reverses decision on prepackaged food at breweries

Portland city officials have reversed a previous decision that prevented breweries in the city located in industrial zones from selling prepackaged food at their tasting rooms.

Portland-based Elite Airways expanding Florida service

A Portland-based airline operator has announced that it will be expanding its service to a pair of Florida destinations later this month.

Bar Harbor council backs rehab of major street

Bar Harbor’s town council designated $25,000 for an infrastructure design study on Cottage Street, one of the popular summer tourist town’s two main corridors central to commerce, the...

Hallowell developer wants to demolish 19th century building

Builder Steve Hammond has proposed demolishing a mixed-use structure at 226 Water St. in Hallowell, but Row House, a nonprofit that works to preserve Hallowell’s historic sites, said it...

Portland's Congress Square redesign project nets over 100 bids

The city of Portland received more than 100 submissions for its Congress Square redesign project, with some public art proposals coming from as far away as the United Kingdom. The goal of the project...

Mainers become plow kings of Maryland during superstorm

While many of of us living in the state were happy to be spared the crippling wind, ice and over two feet of snow that hit parts of New York City and Washington, D.C. during winter storm Jonas, four...

TechPlace biotech firm now taking U.S. orders

Swiss biotech company InSphero AG, a supplier of 3D microtissues for drug testing, said it started taking and processing orders with North American customers on Feb. 1 through its U.S. subsidiary at...

British clothier scales new heights, opening first U.S. store in Portland

Lori Valigra |

British clothier Fat Face, named after the famous Le Face ski run in the French Alps, plans to open its first U.S. location at 34 Exchange St. in Portland on Feb. 20. A second store will open in...