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New recovery center to open in Portland

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The new Pine Tree Recovery Center, at 17 Bishop St. in Portland, is scheduled to open Aug. 8.

Bon Appetit salutes Portland as top food city in the U.S.

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Bon Appetit magazine, which recently praised Portland's Rose Foods and Drifters Wife, now names it “City of the Year.”

Portland investor's entry into Bangor signals confidence in Queen City as a growing market

Laurie Schreiber |

J.B. Brown & Sons' purchase of 80 Exchange St. in Bangor for $3.5 million signals the Portland commercial real estate and asset management firm's confidence in the city as a growing market, according...

Brooklyn-based owner pulls the plug on popular Portland food lab

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Fork Food Lab in Portland — a two-year-old company that was among the successes cited in the Greater Portland's redesignation as one of the country's Manufacturing Communities for Food...

Portland area industrial real estate sales are hot, but large leased space goes empty

Maureen Milliken |

There are multiple offers on large industrial buildings, as price-per-square-foot rises, but large space for lease is getting a lot of bites.

Portland businesses extend panhandling-to-work program with $13K donation

Renee Cordes |

A dozen Portland businesses and one nonprofit have donated $13,000 to extend the city's panhandling-to-work program for 10 additional weeks.

Closure of Maine Girls' Academy sparks interest in development options

Maureen Milliken |

The Portland property that houses the Maine Girls' Academy, which will close at the end of the month, has already spurred inquiries from prospective buyers or developers, the owners said Monday.

'World's best lobster roll' isn't made in Maine, again

The winner is in, and the “world's best lobster roll” ­­­­for the second straight year ­­­­comes from nowhere even close to Maine.

Maine Girls' Academy alums target $1M in crowdfunding campaign

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Determined to keep the Maine Girls' Academy from closing or at least to buy more time, alumnae of the Portland private school are seeking to raise $1 million through a crowdfunding campaign.

Manager of new boutique hotel says Portland is a 'complete hospitality town'

Renee Cordes |

Jeff Lidinsky, general manager of the brand-new AC Hotel Portland Downtown/Waterfront on the city's eastern waterfront, explains why the best is yet to come for city's hospital sector.