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CMP's sweetens the deal, picks up support from Mills and others for $950M project

James McCarthy |

Central Maine Power announced this morning it has signed a stipulation asking the Maine Public Utilities Commission to authorize its $950 million transmission project to deliver Canadian...

Bill to prevent municipalities from banning short-term rentals sparks strong debate

James McCarthy |

The mayors of Portland and South Portland were among those testifying against a proposed bill that would block municipalities from prohibiting short-term rentals such as Airbnb, while those in favor...

Fall day trips to Maine up, but overnight visitors are spending more


Fall day trips in Maine in 2018 were up significantly from 2017, with overnight visitors spending more, according to a report from the Maine State Office of Tourism.

Startup Maine seeks workshop applications for June conference

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This year's theme is “Startups, Innovators and Policy Makers,” and will seek to challenge attendees to identify how entrepreneurs can address local, national and global challenges.

USM-UNE collaboration opens new pathway for careers in pharmacy


The University of New England and the University of Southern Maine announced an agreement that will make it easier for students from USM's Department of Biological Science to apply to UNE's College...

Maine Savings Credit Union opens Portland branch

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The Forest Avenue location brings the number of branches for the Hampden-based lender to 11.

New podcast explores Greater Portland real estate market


A new podcast features Greater Portland business owners, real estate experts, mortgage loan professionals, home inspectors and contractors.

Gorham village is redeveloping, but 'there's room for more'

Maureen Milliken |

The 70,000 mixed-use Station Square development by Great Falls Construction is the latest project in busy Gorham village, but the Gorham Downlown Alliance says there's more work to do.

Former South Portland Wendy's to house medical clinic

American Family Care clinic, a national chain, will open in the Waterman Drive building this spring, with a Starbucks due to open in the summer.

David Shaw creates new prize for this year's Top Gun entrepreneur competition

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David E. Shaw, managing partner of Black Point Group and co-founder of the publicly traded Maine companies Covetrus and IDEXX, will add an additional $25,000 prize to a winning entrepreneur in this...