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Waterfront Concerts proposes permanent venue in Bangor

Waterfront Concerts promoter Alex Gray is seeking a long-term lease extension on city-owned land in order to build a permanent open-air venue.

Conference to tackle ‘future of land conservation in Maine’


Maine Coast Heritage Trust, a statewide land conservation organization, is using the 35th anniversary of its annual Maine Land Conservation Conference this week to explore a different format and dig...

Go Fund Me campaign created for owners of historic inn destroyed by fire


A Go Fund Me campaign to assist the owners of a historic inn on Chesuncook Lake that was destroyed by fire early Saturday morning, has raised $13,600 in one day so far towards its $50,000 goal.

Libra Foundation to build $5M ice arena in Dover-Foxcroft

James McCarthy |

Maine's Libra Foundation, as part of its broader efforts to rekindle new activity and investment in Piscataquis County, is constructing a state-of-the-art ice arena in Dover-Foxcroft on property...

Sunday River hosting World Pro Ski Tour finals


For the second year in a row, the World Pro Ski Tour will return to Sunday River for the final competition of the season, the Visit Maine Pro Ski Championship that will be held at the Newry ski...

South Portlanders petition to stop short-term rent restrictions

The city of South Portland has received a petition to reverse measures to restrict short-term rentals, approved last month by the city council.

Audio recording raises questions about Saddleback's future

The Australian purchaser of Saddleback Mountain in Rangeley said in an audio recording that he “won't lose any sleep” if the ski resort doesn't reopen.

Boyne Resorts acquires Sugarloaf, Sunday River ski resorts


In a deal that's expected to close later this year, Boyne Resorts announced Tuesday that it has reached an agreement to buy the Sugarloaf and Sunday River ski resorts from Resort Holdings LLC, an...

Boothbay Region inn owners expand their footprint with Camden purchase

Laurie Schreiber |

The new owners of Cedar Crest Inn in Camden say its three acres, along with four acres on an adjoining property, provide plenty of opportunity for expansion if they decide that's what they want to do...

'March Madness in Maine' women's tourney delivers $4M over two years

James McCarthy |

The 2018 America East Women's Championship basketball tournament, presented by MaineHealth and Gorham Savings Bank at the Cross Insurance Arena in Portland last week, delivered $2 million in economic...