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Science museum's pricing in line with competitors, but expenses led to closure

Peter Van Allen |

Stories about the demise of the Portland Science Center made a point of talking about admission prices.

Construction to begin this summer on Phase 1 of Stroudwater Preserve residential subdivision

Laurie Schreiber |

PORTLAND — The purchase of the former Camelot Farm in Portland's Stroudwater neighborhood allows developers to proceed with marketing Stroudwater Preserve, the residential subdivision and green...

Free workshops for immigrant entrepreneurs scheduled for June

Staff |

Immigrants in Maine looking to start a business or seeking help with an existing one are invited to attend four free workshops in Portland next month.

American Roots to expand space, workforce with move to Westbrook

The Portland apparel company American Roots has signed a lease to move to a 14,000-square-foot space in the Dana Warp Mill in Westbrook and eventually add up to 10 new employees.

Portland vocational training to boost building trades

The city of Portland has two new initiatives to provide vocational opportunities in the building trades.

Second crane enhances International Marine Terminal's growth opportunities

Renee Cordes |

Five years after Icelandic-owned Eimskip USA brought container shipping back to Portland, state officials are excited about a second crane due to arrive in June.

Barrett Made is poised for growth with purchase of Portland's public works property

Laurie Schreiber |

The $1.1 million purchase of the city's former public works building at 52 Alder St. in Portland will give Barrett Made the room it needs to accommodate the construction firm's growth, while also...

EMHS ends partnerships with Portland and Bangor, citing their $1B opioid lawsuit

Staff |

Brewer-based Eastern Maine Healthcare Systems is leaving substance abuse treatment partnerships it has with Portland and Bangor in response to lawsuits the two cities joined against national pharma...

Restored State Theatre marquee a public/private restoration project

The 1920s marquee on the former Portland movie theater, which now hosts live music, was brought back to its original look with help from the city's Facad Improvement Match Grant program.

Portland Science Center ends its run on Portland's waterfront

Staff |

The Portland Science Center is closing after less than three years in business in the Old Port waterfront district.