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MMC's $10.75M purchase in Westbrook puts eight offices under one roof

Laurie Schreiber |

Maine Medical Center's purchase of Westbrook's largest office building — six stories and 130,726 square feet — allows the health care provider to consolidate information services and...

Charges of arson in Sanford mill fire

Arson is suspected in Friday's fire at the former Goodall textile mill in Sanford, with the Portland Press Herald reporting today that three boys have been charged with arson.

Calif.-based LED manufacturer relocates to southern Maine


Cirrus LED Systems, a worldwide leader in LED technology and a member of the Inc. Magazine list of fastest-growing private companies in the nation, has relocated its headquarters and manufacturing...

New report: Impact of Portland's art and cultural nonprofits surging

Renee Cordes |

A new economic report put out by the city today shows a growing economic impact from arts and culture nonprots, with $75.6 million of impact in 2015, compared to $49 million in 2012.

100-home development in Portland's Stroudwater opposed

Although Portland councilors approved a zoning change that would allow about 100 new homes to be built at the old Camelot Farm property in the Stroudwater section of Portland, neighbors expressed...

Alaska pro hockey team to skate into Portland

Lori Valigra |

Absent a professional hockey team since May 2016, Portland's Cross Insurance Arena will become home to the Alaska Aces for the 2018-2019 season, the ECHL said today. They'll start playing in Portland...

Portland restaurant Zapoteca closes

High-profile chef Shannon Bard has closed her Portland restaurant Zapoteca after six years.

NYC firm buys Fork Food Lab startup

Foodworks, a New York City-based company that operates two other culinary incubators in the Northeast, has acquired the Portland-based startup company Fork Food Lab.

Biddeford's renaissance attracts small-business investor

Laurie Schreiber |

The purchase of two small buildings here might seem insignificant in the grander world of million-dollar commercial real estate transactions. But the investment adds to the evidence of Biddeford as a...

Small is big: In the land of L.L.Bean and outlet stores, small businesses find their way

Laurie Schreiber |

Small, independent businesses on Freeport's side streets vie for just a fraction of the 3 million visitors a year that visit L.L.Bean's flagship campus and surrounding outlet stores. They're finding...