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Grohman to challenge Pingree in 1st District as independent

Staff |

Biddeford businessman Marty Grohman, an independent second-term state legislator, today launched his campaign to represent Maine's 1st Congressional District, a seat held by Democrat Chellie Pingree...

Historic church turned into apartments sells for $4.3M

Laurie Schreiber |

A church in Portland that was redeveloped to retain original features has sold to an out-of-town buyer for $4.3 million.The development, called The Clark on Pleasant, is at 3 Pleasant Ave. and was...

Knack Factory triples its space with move

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Knack Factory, a commercial video and photo production firm, has opened a content production studio and creative co-working suites at 72 Auburn St., opposite the North Gate Shopping Center in...

Money available for Portland affordable rental development


The city is taking applications for the HOME Affordable Housing Development program, which targets projects that will create new affordable rental housing in the city,

Brewers' 'silent partner': Portland Water District honored for protecting Sebago watershed

James McCarthy |

Good beer needs good, clean water — which is an important backdrop for why the Maine Coast Heritage Trust awarded its 2018 Espy Land Heritage Award to the Portland Water District for its...

Ocean State Job Lot opens Biddeford store


Ocean State Job Lot, a leading discount closeout retailer headquartered in Rhode Island with stores throughout New England, New Jersey and New York, celebrated the grand opening in Biddeford of its...

Longtime Portsmouth restaurant relocates to Kittery


After 24 years in Portsmouth, N.H., the owners of Blue Mermaid Island Grill have moved their restaurant to a new location across the border in Kittery.

Long-delayed Bayside project faces new legal threat

A new legal threat looms over The Federated Cos.’s long-delayed mixed-use Bayside project on Somerset Street in Portland.

Mainebiz Food Insider: TIQA introduces new chef, menu

Maureen Milliken |

Those who eat at TIQA Pan Mediterranean on Commercial Street in Portland may have noticed a new face — as its new executive chef Gaetano Ascione has been getting to know the customers and...

BIW proposes expansion of its East Brunswick facility

Citing production delays due to equipment failures at a 45-year-old “blast and paint building,” Bath Iron Works submitted plans to build a 20,000-square-foot steel preservation facility...