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Portland's Time & Temperature building sells for $9.3M

Laurie Schreiber |

The winning bid in the auction of the 14-story Time & Temperature Building was $9.3 million, with bidding starting at $2.75 million and slowly climbing as Thursday's auction progressed.

Portland's Waterfront Concerts could move to Westbrook's Rock Row development

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The Westbrook Planning Board is reviewing a request from Rock Row developer Waterstone Property Group to allow construction of a temporary amphitheater.

Bowdoin's new Roux Center isn't just another academic building

Maureen Milliken |

The environmental studies center at the corner of Harpswell and College streets is LEED platinum, has thermally modified wood siding and will be the focus of an inter-disciplinary, multi-platform...

San Francisco e-commerce company picks Portland as East Coast location

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San Francisco-based Grove Collaborative, an e-commerce company that sells natural home, beauty and personal care products directly to consumers, will open its first East Coast office in Portland in...

JetBlue cuts back in Portland as part of network revamp to boost earnings

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JetBlue Airways Corp. (NASDAQ:JBLU), a low-cost carrier based in Long Island, N.Y., plans to scale back service at Portland International Jetport as part of a network-wide adjustment unveiled on...

Kennebunkport shoulder season expands, to mixed reviews

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Visitation by tour buses and excursions from cruise ships has expanded the shoulder season in Kennebunkport through the fall — with some businesses reporting it's beneficial, while others are...

Portland Buy Local names winners of 2018 Indie Biz Awards

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The Portland Public Library was named Portland Ambassador in the 11th annual Indie Biz Awards last week, beating out fellow finalists Adam Burk/The Treehouse Institute, Creative Portland, the Greater...

Two 1860s inns sold to 'aspiring innkeepers' eager for a fresh challenge

Laurie Schreiber |

Recent sales of The Inn On Carleton and The Inn at English Meadows suggest there's plenty of interest from aspiring innkeepers in taking over historic properties from sellers ready to retire.

South African company buys Windham antenna maker mWave

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A Windham-based manufacturer of microwave antennas, mWave Industries, has been sold to Alaris Holdings Ltd. (JSE: ALH) of South Africa for $2.75 million.

Bar Harbor Bank & Trust plans to open a Portland loan office

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Establishing its first brick-and-mortar presence in Cumberland County, Bar Harbor Bank & Trust will open a commercial loan office in Portland and plans to announce the site in the coming weeks.