Pika selected for federal program to drive down wind energy costs

Pika Energy, a Gorham-based manufacturer of home wind turbines and wind-solar hybrid systems, is receiving $700,000 in federal funds to develop more efficient turbine technologies and drive down...

Portland-based Otto Pizza launching eighth store

Otto Pizza, a Portland-based pizza chain founded in 2009, is opening its second location in South Portland this August, making it the company's eighth store in New England.

Nova Star spending $21M subsidy faster than planned

Nova Star Cruises has now received $21 million total in government subsidies from Canada, far sooner than what a seven-year payment schedule originally called for.

Maine home sales rise as national sales drop

Single-family existing home sales in Maine increased in June by 14% over the same month last year — a moderate contrast to declining national home sales.

Portland's Westin hotel bar projects $1.2M revenue this year

The Westin Portland Harborview hotel is projecting $1.2 million in revenue this year from its Top of the East Lounge alone, more than double what it made before finishing renovations in 2013.