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Munjoy Hill residential demolitions prompt proposed moratorium

New zoning rules in Portland, designed to encourage residential development, has resulted in at least 12 demolitions of existing homes for new structures.

Deal for Scarborough Downs will preserve jobs, keep ownership local


Two former owners of Michaud Distributors are part of an ownership group that will buy Scarborough Downs.

Another condo development under way on Portland's eastern waterfront

Laurie Schreiber |

Development of a luxury condominium building at 20 Thames St., across from the Ocean Gateway in Portland, has broken ground and condo units within that project are being marketed.

Growing masonry company buys Portland building with legacy of business growth

Laurie Schreiber |

Moravia “Tito” Drice, owner of Tito Masonry and Construction, purchased the 1,156-square-foot building on 0.68 acre at 188 Presumpscott St. in Portland from Tollef Olson, a Maine...

Casco Systems poised for growth as construction begins on $3M headquarters


Casco Systems broke ground Monday on a new 20,300-square-foot headquarters building at 197 Gray Road in Cumberland seen as a key element in the company’s plans for continued growth.

Portland floats mixed-use plan to give Ocean Terminal new life

Portland city officials will brief the city's Economic Development Committee on plans to redevelop the 1920s-era Portland Ocean Terminal on the Maine State Pier into a mixed-use space anchored by a...

Popular sports bar in Knightville to be torn down for redevelopment

The new owner of the former Griffin Club building, a popular sports bar in the Knightville neighborhood in South Portland, plans to tear down the 5,800-square-foot building constructed in 1900 and...

Employees of TIF projects in Portland to receive prevailing wage

The Portland City Council voted to require contractors working on Tax Increment Financing-funded projects in the city to pay their employees a prevailing wage.

Patriot Insurance opens new headquarters in Yarmouth


The opening of Patriot Insurance's new headquarters on U.S Route 1 is the latest in a series of recent business development in Yarmouth that includes Tyler Technologies' $28 million expansion.

Fast-paced arena football franchise coming to Portland

Portland is one of four expansion cities that will join the National Arena League when its second arena football season begins next spring. Arena football is played indoors on a smaller field than...