A new career path leads to Saco industrial parcel purchase

A retired FBI agent, whose career highlights included arresting a Chicago mob boss in the 1980s, is now enjoying a new career as the owner of the Saco-based Kevin's Electric Inc.

Don't miss out: Last call for the Taste of Maine Pavilion at #moco16

Are you a business that offers extraordinary coffee, beer or seafood? The deadline for applications is fast approaching for companies interested in being a part of the Taste of Maine Pavilion at Mainebiz's annual Momentum...

Ambitious Congress Square redesign has found its artist

Following a unanimous vote from Portland’s Public Art Committee, New York-based sculptor Sarah Sze bested a field of 97 artists from across the globe to create a permanent public art installation within Congress Square.

Full steam ahead on $2.56M Casco Bay Ferry Terminal renovations

A $2.56 million grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation will help usher in the second phase of renovations at Portland's Casco Bay Ferry Terminal.

Portland company faces $1.25M ruling over sea urchin imports

The Portland-based ISF Trading Co. has pleaded guilty to illegally importing live Canadian sea urchins valued at $172,800.

South Portland Wi-Fi program gauges public interest

South Portland city officials will use a pilot program that provides free Wi-Fi to visitors of Mill Creek Park to assess the plausibility and interest of public wireless access within the city.

Largest cruise ship of the season docks in Portland

A floating theme park with 30 bumper cars, a 30-foot rock-climbing wall and a 220-foot outdoor movie screen called Portland home on Sunday when Royal Caribbean's Anthem of the Seas docked at the Ocean Gateway.

Craft beer and more to be featured at Skowhegan festival

The Skowhegan Craft Brew Festival will kick off Sept. 3 with 20 purveyors of craft beer, wine, cider and spirits. It’s the first time for the event and one of the few to span makers of a wide range of beverages.

Waterman’s Beach Lobster to close after 30 years

A James Beard Award-winning lobster shack in South Thomaston will close after three decades, it announced on its website.

The Week In Review

Scientists at the Bar Harbor-based MDI Biological Laboratory have been awarded a patent — the first for the lab — for...

Portland is in good company on Esquire's 'Best Pizza' list

While Maine's most populated city has been making national headlines and lists for its beer and spirits, pizza in Portland is getting the spotlight in Esquire magazine's list of “America's Best (and Worst) Cities for...

USM enrollment up; nursing program awarded $500K

At the University of Southern Maine's annual Opening Breakfast on Thursday, President Glenn Cummings announced that enrollment at the school has increased and that students in its nursing program will receive $500,000 for...