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Shipping and distribution startup with Icelandic ties sets course for Portland

Renee Cordes |

Six years after Eimskip moved its U.S. headquarters to Portland, another company doing business between Iceland and North America aims to make its mark in Maine's largest city. The future newcomer is...

Children's Museum & Theatre's executive director will step down, search for successor begins

Staff |

A nationwide search is underway for a successor to Children's Museum & Theatre of Maine Executive Director Suzanne Olson, whose retirement was announced today by the museum's board of directors.

Saco's Mill Brook Business Park could become haven for startups

Laurie Schreiber |

Saco developers aim to support the city's small business and start-up community with 16 flex-space commercial condominiums at the business park off Route 1.

Portland’s Danforth Inn sold at auction for reported $1.7M, closed for rest of the month

Staff |

Lark Properties, which owns a collection of boutique hotels, has bought the Danforth Inn, a Portland West End property that filed for bankruptcy reorganization last year.

Maine Mall 2,340-panel solar array poised to go online

Maureen Milliken |

The Maine Mall in South Portland is expected to save thousands of kilowatt hours in energy costs this year when it starts generating solar power, part of the owner's nationwide retail property...

Westin Portland Harborview contracts with global hotel management firm

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Rockbridge, an Ohio-based hotel investment firm, has selected a global hotel management company to manage Westin Portland Harborview hotel, 157 High St., on the corner of Congress Street, in...

The Waters project on Saco Island may have new developer

Saco developer Bernie Saulnier's ambitious $40 million Saco Island development project, The Waters, is on the verge of being handed over to a Massachusetts developer who began investing in southern...

Cook's Corner location for fitness franchise 'gift from universe'

Maureen Milliken |

A franchise of Bangor-based Wilcox Wellness & Fitness is opening in Brunswick at the site of the former CareerCenter on Bath Road.

Mills' inaugural party will feature food, drink from all 16 counties

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Food and drink from across Maine — with all of the state's 16 counties represented — will be featured at Gov.-elect Janet Mills' inaugural celebration Friday night.

Cold storage facility may have new life with Port Authority proposal

Maine Port Authority hopes to leverage $8 million in state funding and use federal tax incentives to spur another $8 million in private investment to erect a cold-storage warehouse that would enhance...