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Bull Moose bets big on books with larger Lewiston Mall location

Renee Cordes |

Bull Moose, the Maine-based seller of movies, music, games and toys, sees a bright future in books. This fall, the retail chain will open its eighth store with a large book section inside the...

Some think Portland’s proposed 200-bed homeless shelter is too big

Staff |

More than a dozen residents of the Portland neighborhood of Nason’s Corner told the Portland City Council they opposed a proposed 200-bed homeless shelter.

Import store owner snags industrial building in tight Portland market

Laurie Schreiber |

In Portland's tight market for industrial buildings, the owner of Asia West, an imported furnishings store, was able to secure the purchase of a 13,880-square-foot facility before it hit the market.

Maine's largest open-air mall seeks change to allow more uses

Maureen Milliken |

The Marketplace at Augusta shopping area in ever-evolving north Augusta is looking to start an evolution of its own, expanding the type of businesses allowed in its 1.3 million square...

USM seeking design teams for 'transformational' arts center on Portland campus

Staff |

An anonymous $1 million gift will enable the University of Southern Maine to begin the selection process for an architectural/engineering team to design a new arts center on the Portland campus.

SMCC dedicates research pier to Grondin family

Staff |

A research pier at the Southern Maine Community College campus in South Portland at its Aug. 9 dedication was named the Grondin Memorial Pier in honor of Philip H. Grondin Sr. and his family for...

Cape Neddick inn reopens as year-round business under new owner


The inn and its 15 cottages have been renovated by new owner Tracey Dewhurst, who also owns the Victoria Inn Bed & Breakfast and Pavilion in Hampton, N.H.

Sale of Yarmouth buildings slated for townhouse development final

Maureen Milliken |

The project for the historic buildings that had been owned by North Yarmouth Academy for 177 years was approved by the planning board last month.

Central Maine Healthcare's new Topsham Care Center is up and running

Maureen Milliken |

New England Cancer Specialists is the first provider to open in the 44,000-square-foot space that once housed Best Buy and The Dollar Store at 105 Topsham Fair Mall Road.

Facebook poll highlights pro-and-con views surrounding $40M Saco Island project

Maureen Milliken |

Developers of The Waters Saco Island project have turned to Facebook as their project nears votes not only by the Saco Planning Board but also the Saco River Corridor Commission.