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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.

Fourth annual Maine Cannabis Convention hits Portland this weekend

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New England Cannabis Network is returning to Portland to host the Fourth Annual Maine Cannabis Convention this weekend, which will feature over 175 industry exhibitors and 50-plus local and national...

Mechanics Hall will be lit up in passivehaus Maine display

Maureen Milliken |

Mechanics Hall at 519 Congress St. in Portland will be lit up Friday night with slides showing where the granite building loses heat. It's part of an educational effort by passivhaus Maine to show...

Two challenges face new owner of Fork Food Lab: Grow membership, erase debt

Renee Cordes |

The new owner of Portland's Fork Food Lab on Tuesday laid out plans to boost membership in the shared commercial kitchen and food business incubator whose alumni successes include Sky's Café that...

As Clark Insurance expands in new HQ, its former HQ is sold

Laurie Schreiber |

The sale of the Clark Insurance building at 2385 Congress St. in Portland went quickly once the sellers decided the market was right to sell the building.The building sold for $2.832 million in a...

Next 2018: The Davis siblings define entrepreneurship with eclectic mix of businesses

Peter Van Allen |

Ben and Emily Davis, brother and sister business owners, have started businesses that take them from land to water, from highly specialized concierge services to...

Next 2018: Maddie Purcell creates social experiences through cooking at Fyood Kitchen

Laurie Schreiber |

Maddie Purcell started the cooking competition and social connection business Fyood Kitchen in Portland in 2016. Her business was popular from its start in 2016 and is expected to triple in size in...

Next 2018: Alain Nahimana, a tireless advocate for state's newest residents

William Hall |

Alain J. Nahimana , who was born in Burundi, is executive director of the Greater Portland Immigrant Welcome Center, which is creating economic, social and civic opportunities for New Mainers.

Maine Med files third and final site plan for $525M expansion

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Maine Medical Center plan for a $525 million expansion calls for a six-story building that will reorient the hospital to Congress Street, expand the number of private rooms and provide...

Vets First Choice gets approval for new HQ

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Vets First Choice, a fast-growing provider of pharmacy services for animal care, on Tuesday received city approval for a planned 170,000-square-foot headquarters on Portland's fast-growing East End.