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Barrett Made is poised for growth with purchase of Portland's public works property

Laurie Schreiber |

The $1.1 million purchase of the city's former public works building at 52 Alder St. in Portland will give Barrett Made the room it needs to accommodate the construction firm's growth, while also...

EMHS ends partnerships with Portland and Bangor, citing their $1B opioid lawsuit

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Brewer-based Eastern Maine Healthcare Systems is leaving substance abuse treatment partnerships it has with Portland and Bangor in response to lawsuits the two cities joined against national pharma...

Restored State Theatre marquee a public/private restoration project

The 1920s marquee on the former Portland movie theater, which now hosts live music, was brought back to its original look with help from the city's Facad Improvement Match Grant program.

Portland Science Center ends its run on Portland's waterfront

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The Portland Science Center is closing after less than three years in business in the Old Port waterfront district.

Portland gears up for Bike to Work Day

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Friday is National Bike to Work Day, and the Bicycle Coalition of Maine, with help from Portland Gear Hub, will welcome Portland’s bike commuters in Monument Square in the morning.

Maine Crafts Association will open site in Portland’s arts district

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The Maine Crafts Association in West Gardiner is opening a second location, to be called Maine Craft Portland, at the historic Mechanics Hall in Portland’s arts district.

Portland live-work development plan unveiled

Portland developer Ron Gan of Innovative Green Living aims to turn property about a mile from the old driving range at the city-owned Riverside Golf Course into live-work spaces, the Portland Press...

Top Gun names finalists who’ll compete for $25K prize

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The Maine Center for Entrepreneurs and its partners — the University of Maine, The Lewiston Auburn Economic Growth Council and Gulf of Maine Research Institute — named 10 winners of the...

Ice It! opens second location, at 502 Deering Commons


The Yarmouth bakery and cafe is one of three commercial tenants in a new Stevens Avenue mixed-use building.

Criterium Engineers moving to Freeport

Laurie Schreiber |

Alan Mooney, president of Criterium Engineers, purchased 5 Depot St. in Freeport — a 23,620-square-foot, two-story commercial building on 0.88 acre — from Timm Holdings LLC for...