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Auburn sports tourism study results to be unveiled


The results of a $31,000, three-month study on how sports tourism may benefit Auburn will be unveiled Monday night at a City Council workshop.

Food Insider: Viles Arboretum offers chance to get off couch on Super Bowl Sunday

Maureen Milliken |

The Viles Arboretum's annual Table Tour in Augusta on Sunday, Feb. 4, offers an opportunity to enjoy a culinary-focused social event on Super Bowl Sunday before the game begins.

Portland artist has big plans for crowdfunded studio and teaching space

Renee Cordes |

Portland artist Adria Moynihan Rusk has big plans for the studio and teaching space she opened in September thanks in part to a crowdfunding campaign that raised more than expected.

'Arts Iditarod' headed to Kennebunk, Houlton, Lewiston and Ellsworth


The Maine Arts Commission will launch its 2018 Arts Iditarod, bringing the program to Kennebunk, Houlton, Lewiston and Ellsworth in January and February.

Portland administrator scores with board-game invention

Tom Deschenes, a college administrator who lives in Portland, has turned his interest in board games into a commercial success by inventing one of his own, Maine Public reported.

Cross Insurance Center passes one milestone on way to another


The Cross Insurance Center in Bangor recently reached its 1,000th event since opening in the fall of 2013.

Maine Brew Bus acquires R.I. brewery tour company


Zach Poole, founder of The Maine Brew Bus LLC, announced today he has acquired the operations of The Rhode Island Brew Bus LLC, a company providing all-inclusive tours to breweries, wineries, and...

Children's Museum's move to Thompson's Point gets city's OK

The Children's Museum and Theatre of Maine has set its sights on moving into a yet-to-be-built three-story building at Portland's Thompson's Point by the spring of 2019.

Portland Symphony strikes a chord with the community

Renee Cordes |

Founded in 1923, the Portland Symphony Orchestra is the largest performing arts organization in Maine and regarded as one of the country's top regional orchestras. Carolyn...

Next 2017: Designlab's John Hafford and Jessica Masse link their future to Millinocket's revival

Maureen Milliken |

In 2014, Jessica Masse and John Hafford were looking for a building for their marketing business, designlab. The Aroostook County natives were part-time Mainers, but wanted to be...