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Closure of Maine Girls' Academy sparks interest in development options

Maureen Milliken |

The Portland property that houses the Maine Girls' Academy, which will close at the end of the month, has already spurred inquiries from prospective buyers or developers, the owners said Monday.

'World's best lobster roll' isn't made in Maine, again

The winner is in, and the “world's best lobster roll” ­­­­for the second straight year ­­­­comes from nowhere even close to Maine.

Maine Girls' Academy alums target $1M in crowdfunding campaign

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Determined to keep the Maine Girls' Academy from closing or at least to buy more time, alumnae of the Portland private school are seeking to raise $1 million through a crowdfunding campaign.

Manager of new boutique hotel says Portland is a 'complete hospitality town'

Renee Cordes |

Jeff Lidinsky, general manager of the brand-new AC Hotel Portland Downtown/Waterfront on the city's eastern waterfront, explains why the best is yet to come for city's hospital sector.

Luke's Lobster begins operations in vacated Portland Pier space

Luke's Lobster has leased a landing facility at 60 Portland Pier, space that was occupied by New Meadow Lobster until it shut down last December.

Maine Girls' Academy to close doors for good July 15, NYA to help out

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The Maine Girls’ Academy's board of trustees has voted to cease operations and close the Portland private school as of July 15, citing lower enrollment and revenue.

New helicopter tours take off in Portland

New Hampshire-based helicopter service Seacoast Helicopters started offering tours in into Portland this week.

Portland tests 'smart' traffic signals

The city of Portland is testing high-tech traffic signals to control traffic flow and speed travel.

Portland’s Danforth Inn listed for $2.6 million

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Portland’s Danforth Inn, a West End luxury establishment that avoided foreclosure earlier this year when its owners filed for bankruptcy, has gone on the market for $2.595 million.

Sticky Sweet to open Cumberland Avenue retail shop

Maureen Milliken |

The sticky rice and vegan ice cream shop, is leaving space at the Public Market House in Monument Square in Portland for Cumberland Avenue.