New flower show coming to Portland in 2017

The breweries, distilleries, outdoor concert space and ice rink of Portland's Thompson's Point will be joined by the inaugural Maine Flower Show next March, following an announcement by the Maine Landscape & Nursery...

Portland nonprofit warns of dangers of common household chemicals

An effort by Maine activists has led to a new national report and requirement by manufacturers of paints and cleaning products across the United States to disclose their use of chemical ingredients called phthalates, which...

Craft brewers soak up locally sourced and processed grains

Rising Tide Brewing Co. said it plans to use some Maine-grown and processed grains in every batch of beer it brews. Buying from local growers and processors is a new trend in Maine as malthouses and local grain growers turn...

Maine lobster brings bigger bucks to restaurants

While officials in Sweden have been pushing to ban the import of live "Maine" lobsters, restaurant patrons in America can't get enough of the crustacean — meaning that eateries across the country are able to turn a...

Portland Pirates jump ship to Massachusetts

After approximately 23 years of calling the Cross Insurance Arena home, the American Hockey League's Portland Pirates are reportedly leaving Portland for Springfield, Mass.