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Popular Higgins Beach Market in Scarborough sells for $645K

Laurie Schreiber |

Higgins Beach Market — a seasonal roadside stop at 82 Spurwink Road in Scarborough that attracts beachgoers and locals alike — has been sold to Morgan and Elsa Schafer for $645,000.

South Portland looks at redeveloping pier

South Portland is looking at ways to improve the Portland State Pier to better accommodate commercial fishermen and expand their reach to include the fast-growing aquaculture market.

Yarmouth Main Street development moves forward

Maureen Milliken |

A plan to develop two historic buildings owned by North Yarmouth Academy moved a step closer to reality Wednesday night when the planning board gave preliminary approval to a contact zone allowing...

South Portlanders petition to stop short-term rent restrictions

The city of South Portland has received a petition to reverse measures to restrict short-term rentals, approved last month by the city council.

Yarmouth's Brickyard Hollow Brewing on track to open in spring or early summer

Maureen Milliken |

The brew pub at the site of a former dry-cleaning building on the corner of Main and Cleaves streets will be the town's first craft brewery, and the recently named head brewer is excited about...

Northland Enterprises Bayside development continues to grow

Maureen Milliken |

The company bought the former Century Tire property, along with some other buildlings, in the Portland neighbhorhood in 2015 and is seeing the results.

Yarmouth village's history develops with Main Street projects

Maureen Milliken |

Four historic Main Street buildings may soon have new owners, adding to the energy in the development-busy village.

Ready Seafood gains approval for lobster-processing facility in Saco

Ready Seafood in Portland is planning to build a new lobster-processing facility in Saco, after winning zoning approval for the facility that will be built on 40 acres.

Portland to sell last city-owned Bayside property

The last of six Bayside properties owned by the city of Portland is poised to be sold to local developer Tom Watson.

Harpswell boatbuilding program helps save working waterfront

The auction of a wooden rowboat built by the Harspwell Boat Builders, a program for local children, will benefit the Holbrook Community Foundation's ongoing efforts to safeguard Holbrook Wharf in...