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USM to launch North Atlantic partnership with goal of growing state's economy

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The University of Southern Maine will announce Thursday its intent to form the Maine North Atlantic Institute, a comprehensive economic and educational collaboration working with Maine businesses,...

Thompson's Point closes on key Suburban Propane property

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Thompson's Point developers have completed a complex financing effort to relocate Suburban Propane from Thompson's Point to Riverside Street in Portland.

Led by Elevate Capital venture fund, Minnow closes $1.2M seed round

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Minnow, the developer of the first internet-of-things-enabled food pickup kiosk that helps restaurants manage online and delivery orders, announced Monday that it closed a $1.2M seed round led by...

Maine's two largest airports on pace to have record years — but eager to grow more

Renee Cordes |

Day's Travel Bureau in Augusta is situated about halfway between Maine's two largest airports, Portland International Jetport and Bangor International Airport. Jeff Day's grandfather...

Projects coming together north to south

Peter Van Allen |

Nickerson & O'Day Inc. of Brewer recently completed the $7.5 million bathroom renovations for Husson University's Bell Hall dormitory. Work was completed in time...

JPMorgan the newest kid on the block in Maine commercial banking

Renee Cordes |

JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM), the global financial services powerhouse with $2.6 trillion in assets, has a new commercial banking presence in Maine led by industry veteran Michael Griffin.

National environmental law expert to speak at Maine Law

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John Cruden, one of the nation’s most highly regarded environmental lawyers, will present the 26th annual Judge Frank M. Coffin Lecture on Law and Public Service on Nov. 1 in Portland. He will...

Development catalysts can be big or small, GrowSmart winners prove

Maureen Milliken |

502 Deering Center in Portland and Colby College's Alfond Commons are the two inaugural Outstanding Project winners in the organization's recognition of development that helps communities.

$10M raised puts Mercy Hospital a step closer to moving fully to Fore River campus

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Mercy Hospital announced at a donor reception Wednesday that it had reached more than half of the $20 million capital campaign goal launched in April 2017, when the quiet phase of fundraising began...

Thompson's Point signs event venue as new tenant

Renee Cordes |

A new venue for events from live music to weddings is set to open in January at Thompson's Point in Portland after signing The Halo Studio as a tenant in its Brick North building.