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Italian restaurant owner in Falmouth finds 'luck of the Irish' in purchase of the Kerrymen Pub

Laurie Schreiber |

Kerry Brothers Inc. sold Kerrymen Pub's real estate and business assets, located at 512 Main St. and 5 Horton Ave. in Saco, to TLS Properties One LLC for $1.05 million. The front of the property...

Love is in the air for a busy Valentine's night and weekend at Maine restaurants

Renee Cordes |

As Portlanders woke up on Thursday to paper hearts posted around town by the mysterious Valentine’s Day bandit every Feb. 14, restaurant owners statewide were gearing up for a busy dinner...

Inside the Maine's 'hottest towns' real estate sales list

Maureen Milliken |

The list of Maine towns and cities with the biggest increases in home sales, now in its fourth year, is about more than just the numbers.

Central Maine Healthcare, community group, state cases in Bridgton

Maureen Milliken |

The months-long effort by Central Maine Healthcare to restructure its presence in Bridgton, where it runs Bridgton Hospital, in the face of a community group advocating that someone else run the...

Portland is nation's 25th healthiest city in WalletHub ranking

Staff |

Portland was listed as the nation's 25th healthiest city out of 174 ranked by the personal finance website WalletHub.

Portland METRO breaks ridership record, plans changes

Staff |

New routes and programs have boosted ridership on Greater Portland Transit District METRO service to nearly 2 million rides a year in 2018, an increase of 5% over 2017, part of a regional increase in...

Sevee & Maher Engineers expands ownership team

Staff |

Sevee & Maher Engineers Inc. in Cumberland has expanded its ownership team by promoting Brian Pierce, chief engineer, and Lisa Jacob, senior geologist, to principals.

121-year-old Springvale yarn-manufacturing factory to close

Springvale-based Jagger Bros. Inc. told its 40 employees last week that it plans to close by the end of March its yarn-manufacturing division that has been in operation for 121 years.

Hancock Lumber's Saco expansion is first new lumber yard since 2004

Maureen Milliken |

Hancock Lumber will build a lumber yard and kitchen design showroom on 11 acres in Saco, a project expected to be completed in spring 2020.

CMH to citizens' group: 'Bridgton Hospital is not for sale'

Staff |

A group of organizations and residents of the Bridgton area is asking local select boards to help find new ownership for Bridgton Hospital, which is part of Lewiston-based Central Maine Healthcare.