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Bar Harbor, Ogunquit shine in TripAdvisor list of 50 summer hot spots

Renee Cordes |

Out of five New England destinations that made TripAdvisor's list of 50 summer hot spots, Bar Harbor and Ogunquit outshine them all.

Latest City Hall clash over Portland cold storage not yet the final chapter

Renee Cordes |

Supporters and opponents of a proposed cold storage facility on Portland's western waterfront clashed at a public workshop Thursday night as city planning board members signaled that the discussion...

H&M moves to new location at Maine Mall

Fashion retailer Hennes & Mauritz AB, better known as H&M, moved its store Thursday to a new location at the Maine Mall in South Portland.

Former Martin's Point site pondered for housing

A proposal to replace the former Martin's Point Health Care building in South Portland with two affordable housing projects was met with resistance by neighbors at a recent informational meeting.

Cold storage windfall: USM researchers put long-term gains up to $900M

Renee Cordes |

Maine could see a potential long-term economic windfall of $500 million to $900 million if Portland gets a waterfront cold storage warehouse, according to researchers at the University of Southern...

Marginal Way purchase reflects strong value trends

Laurie Schreiber |

Northland Enterprises LLC's purchase of 63 Marginal Way in Portland isn't the commercial real estate development company's typical kind of acquisition.

St Joseph's College receives $2M gift for innovative nursing center


A $2 million gift announced at Saint Joseph's College's commencement Saturday will help the college address critical shortages in the nursing workforce in Maine and across the country.

Creative Portland getting down to business for art's sake

Renee Cordes |

The former “Saturday Night Live” talent scout who recruited Dana Carvey and Mike Myers to the show aims to boost Portland's standing in the arts world.

Portland Buy Local seeking new executive director


Portland Buy Local has launched a search for a new executive director.

Maine Med might change location of planned $70M parking garage

Maine Medical Center is considering changing the location of a planned $70 million, 13-story parking garage that's part of its overall $512 million expansion.