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Grove Collaborative CEO praises Portland talent pool at Startup Maine event

Renee Cordes |

Stuart Landesberg, founder and CEO of e-commerce startup Grove Collaborative, said the seller of natural home, beauty and personal care products chose Portland as its East Coast location because of...

Portland cannabis software company prepares for national expansion

Laurie Schreiber |

A year-old Portland software company that focuses on the cannabis and hemp industry is getting ready to launch a second round of financing in order to expand nationally in a rapidly increasing market.

New 'nose to tail' restaurant opens in Old Port

Staff |

The owners of Fuji Restaurant at in Portland's Old Port reopened this week as a Korean fusion and barbecue restaurant, N To Tail.

Sea Bags seaside strategy, growth leads to five store openings

Laurie Schreiber |

The openings will expand the Portland-based company's retail operations, which stretch from Maine to Florida, to 24.

New Seaweed Week seeks to expand market

Laurie Schreiber |

Seaweed Week is being organized for April 26 through May 4 in Portland to spotlight businesses that champion sea vegetables and challenge others to start innovating with them.

'Greenlight Maine' adds to brand with Collegiate Challenge

Renee Cordes |

The television series in which entrepreneurs compete for a cash prize to help take their startups to the next level, is launching a college version, which debuts Saturday.

Portland jetport ranked best airport under 2 million passengers

Staff |

Portland International Jetport received two Airport Service Quality awards from Airports Council International recognizing it as the best airport in the United States serving under 2 million...

Inside Washington Avenue purchase: Possibilities abound

The group that bought the building that houses Dale Rand Printing as well as a next-door apartment building see lots of options on the evolving Portland street.

Maine Port Authority chief highlights Portland terminal's growth prospects

Renee Cordes |

Jonathan Nass, CEO of the Maine Port Authority, on Wednesday urged Maine businesses to consider shipping from Portland if they’re not already doing so amid an international trade boom and...

Greater Portland METRO proposes changes to fares, payment structure

Maureen Milliken |

The Greater Portland METRO bus service plans changes in both the cost of riding the bus and how people pay for it, and has scheduled a series of meetings across the seven communities that use the...