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Drifters Wife: From small wine shop to Bon Appetit's 2018 'Hot 10' List

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Orenda and Peter Hale have made it to Bon Appétit's “Hot 10” list as one of the best new restaurants in the United States. Their Drifters Wife restaurant, located at 59 Washington Ave. in...

Commission recommends that Portland buy Oat Nuts Park lots

Portland’s Land Bank Commission is recommending that the city buy nine lots in and around Oat Nuts Park near the Falmouth town line for $6,400.

Check out Portland Ship Yard’s new 300-ton travelift

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Portland Ship Yard owner Phineas Sprague is unveiling this afternoon a new 300 metric ton Marine Travelift that he’s named “Babe” in a nod to the legendary blue ox who was Paul...

Some think Portland’s proposed 200-bed homeless shelter is too big

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More than a dozen residents of the Portland neighborhood of Nason’s Corner told the Portland City Council they opposed a proposed 200-bed homeless shelter.

Import store owner snags industrial building in tight Portland market

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In Portland's tight market for industrial buildings, the owner of Asia West, an imported furnishings store, was able to secure the purchase of a 13,880-square-foot facility before it hit the market.

USM seeking design teams for 'transformational' arts center on Portland campus

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An anonymous $1 million gift will enable the University of Southern Maine to begin the selection process for an architectural/engineering team to design a new arts center on the Portland campus.

Developers Collaborative completes $3M school rehab

Laurie Schreiber |

Children's Odyssey, a program for children of varied developmental levels, will move into a newly renovated location at the former Thomas B. Reed School at 19 Libby St. in Portland this fall.

Bar Harbor goes with The CAT over local ferry service

The Bar Harbor Town Council rejected a proposal from Downeast Windjammer Cruise Lines owner Steve Pagels to establish a car ferry service between Bar Harbor and Nova Scotia.

New recovery center to open in Portland

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The new Pine Tree Recovery Center, at 17 Bishop St. in Portland, is scheduled to open Aug. 8.

Bon Appetit salutes Portland as top food city in the U.S.

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Bon Appetit magazine, which recently praised Portland's Rose Foods and Drifters Wife, now names it “City of the Year.”

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