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York, Kittery wrestle a centuries-old border disagreement

A developer's plan for property in York is prompting the town and neighboring Kittery to resolve a border discrepancy that dates to the 17th century.

Company asks court to overturn ruling on South Portland pipeline law

Portland Pipe Line Corp. has appealed the federal court decision issued in August preventing it from piping oil south from Canada to its tank farm in South Portland.

Kittery seeks public survey input on Foreside development, infrastructure

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Following findings of an 18-month consultant's study, the town of Kittery is looking for public input about the types of development and infrastructure needed in Kittery Foreside.

York considers getting rid of overhead utility lines in village district

With the federal government picking up 80% of the $4 million tab of reconstructing several intersections and streets as part of the York Village revitalization project, town officials are thinking...

Opponents of Belfast salmon farm defeated in city election

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Plans for a $150 million land-based salmon aquaculture facility in Belfast appear to remain on track after opponents of the project were defeated Tuesday in elections for three seats on the...

Jetport flights delayed after traffic accident knocks out power

A power outage caused by a pickup truck hitting a utility pole on Portland’s outer Congress Street Tuesday afternoon knocked out power to Portland International Jetport for several hours,...

Check out Portland's first retail space built from shipping containers

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Portland's first retail space constructed from repurposed shipping containers opened last week at 93 Washington St., with five startup tenants each in 320 square feet of space.

Apparel design company Wallace James moving to new Portland space

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Clothing and accessory design and development company Wallace James Clothing Co. is moving Portland locations, from East Bayside to 112 High St., in order to better meet client needs and navigate...

German shipping company fined for polluting Portland Harbor

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A German shipping company, MST Mineralien Schiffahrt Spedition und Transport GmbH, has been ordered to pay a $3.2 million fine after pleading guilty Friday to federal charges that it deliberately...

Lowe's 11 stores in Maine escape closure

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Lowe's announced on Nov. 5 it will close 51 of its underperforming home-improvement stores in the United States and Canada. None of them are in Maine.