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MMC gets green light to move ahead on Congress Street expansion

Laurie Schreiber |

Maine Medical Center received Portland Planning Board approval Monday night for a new, six-story medical building that will reorient the hospital to Congress Street.

Portland City Council backs temporary halt on waterfront development

Staff |

The Portland City Council on Monday unanimously backed a six-month pause on waterfront development and called for the creation of a task force to study traffic congestion and related issues.

A Camden inn offers second career — and a return to Maine

Laurie Schreiber |

The Belmont Inn was on the market two years before before Kim Caffe bought the six-room property in November.

Sizeable customer base seen for Maine Maritime Academy's new training center

Laurie Schreiber |

With 26,000 commercial mariners transiting the East Coast coastal and inland waterways at any given time, Maine Maritime Academy expects there will be a sizeable customer base for its new Center for...

FAME financing to boost restart of Old Town mill, two other projects

James McCarthy |

The Finance Authority of Maine approved financing for three projects, including $12 million in tax credits to advance the restart of the closed Old Town mill.

Black Box Portland container site gets new pop-up tenant

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Star Cousins, a textile products business, joins other retail startups for the rest of the month in the Washington Avenue, Portland, building made of repurposed shipping containers.

Lewiston fitness business targets hot Scarborough market for third location

Maureen Milliken |

GoZone Fitness, which started in Lewiston and also has an Augusta site, has found space in Scarborough at the epicenter of the town's development boom.

Portland wins record judgment against non-responsive landlord

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The Maine Supreme Judicial Court upheld on Tuesday a record judgment for the City of Portland against a non-responsive landlord.

Massachusetts toolmaker plans expansion in Gorham

Harvey Performance Co., a precision toolmaker headquartered in Rowley, Mass., plans to build a new plant at a former racetrack on Narragansett Street in Gorham.

Portland seeks to press 'pause' on waterfront development

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Portland city officials are seeking to press the pause button on waterfront development, calling for a 180-day moratorium to sort out traffic and other issues.