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Sea Bags opens 10th and largest store in Portsmouth

Sea Bags, the Portland-based company that makes nautical-themed totes from reclaimed sailcloth, opened its 10th and largest store along the Portsmouth, N.H., waterfront.

Sanford mill with a long history has a new owner

Laurie Schreiber |

SANFORD — A historic mill building that dates to the 1920s will be repurposed by a custom veneer business whose owner who will use part of the space for himself and eventually lease out the...

Maine's oldest bank comes to Portland's Old Port

Renee Cordes |

Saco & Biddeford Savings Institution opened its first branch in Portland on Monday, hanging its shingle in the Old Port as it nears its 190th anniversary.

Maine Brew Bus acquires Maine Beer Tours

The Maine Brew Bus LLC has acquired Maine Beer Tours LLC, a similar company providing all-inclusive tours to breweries, wineries and distilleries in Greater Portland.

Investment group agrees to buy Scarborough Downs

A group of investors led by a Massachusetts developer has signed an agreement to purchase Scarborough Downs.

LePage floats idea of merging MDOT and Maine Turnpike Authority

Gov. Paul LePage speaking at a town hall meeting in Gorham Wednesday night floated the idea of merging the Maine Turnpike Authority with the Maine Department of Transportation, suggesting that it...

Tilson lands $4.23 million contract with NHDOT


Portland-based Tilson Technology Management and Massachusetts-based MobilityTech were awarded a design-build contract by the New Hampshire Department of Transportation for a project along the F. E.

Opportunity knocks for dental floss entrepreneur

Orders are coming in rapidly at the new company created by Cape Elizabeth resident Jodi Breau, a school library information specialist, who came up with the idea to create a recyclable and refillable...

York wavers on federal grant help for Maine Coast after owner's OUI arrest

Following the arrest last weekend of York-based Maine Coast owner Tom Adams on an OUI charge, the town of York may reconsider its involvement in helping the lobster wholesaler secure a federal grant...

UNE, Kennebunk High School sign college transfer agreement

The University of New England and Kennebunk High School signed an agreement that enables high-performing KHS students who matriculate at UNE to earn college transfer credits, potentially enabling the...