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Five names make shortlist for future Portland hockey team


The Portland Puffins, Lumberjacks, Wild Blueberries, Watchmen or Mariners? Out of more than 3,800 entries submitted, those are the five finalists for the name of the future Portland hockey team,...

Innovative roof — Maine's first — installed at Portland's Canal Plaza

Laurie Schreiber |

Construction of a freestanding concrete building at the Canal Plaza Complex in downtown Portland will incorporate an innovative roof system that's new to Maine.

Brunswick restaurant to raise its own fish

Chef Cara Stadler, owner of Tao Yuan Restaurant in Brunswick and Bao Bao Dumpling House in Portland, has received approvals needed to construct an aquaponic greenhouse and 18-seat retail cafe and...

A bootstrap tale: From backyard roots, contractor buys industrial site in Biddeford

Laurie Schreiber |

The purchase of an 11,700-square-foot industrial building on 51 acres is the much-needed next step for a Biddeford contractor who has grown considerably since his first taste of entrepreneurship 17...

Hussey Seating hits record $100M in revenue

Hussey Seating Co. reported record revenue of $100 million for its most recent fiscal year.

A $5.65M revamp of Portland's Woodfords Corner to start next week

Shaw Brothers Construction will start a $5.65 million reconstruction of the congested Woodfords Corner section of Forest Avenue in Portland on Aug. 14.

Vets First Choice buys two pharmacies to boost network


Direct Vet Marketing, doing business as Vets First Choice, made good on its promise to expand by acquisition, announcing that it had bought two pharmaceutical practices to boost its prescription...

Port official set to take over Cruise Maine

A firm led by port official Patrick Arnold won a bid to run CruiseMaine, Cruise Industry News reported.

Maine native sentenced to four months over campaign donations

Developer Michael A. Liberty, 56, who grew up in Gray and now lives in Windermere, Fla., was sentenced to four months in prison for illegal political contributions.

Maine Food Insider: Hot dogs — the next foodie battleground?


In case you missed it, July was national hot dog month, but the occasion wasn't lost on Derke Gibbs, who operates Mainely Hotdogs.