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Portland area is ranked 'best city' for women

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Portland is the best city in the nation for working women, based on how many women have college degrees, unemployment data, women's wages and the number of sexual harassment claims.

Real estate broker plans a halfway house for homeless men in Portland

Laurie Schreiber |

The former Opportunity Alliance center at 54 Maple St. will provide 16 units of housing, the developer says.

Maine Center for Entrepreneurs to expand Cultivator program in 2019

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The Maine Center for Entrepreneurs is taking applications for its 12-month Cultivator program to help food, beverage and agricultural businesses keen to scale up, as it prepares to...

Once stymied by China tariff, lobster dealer finds a workaround

Laurie Schreiber |

Tom Adams, CEO of Maine Coast lobster wholesale company in York, said he's found ways to make up revenue that was lost when a 25% tariff was implemented last July on imports of lobster to China.

L.L.Bean cites 'solid' results in tough retail climate, to give 5% employee bonuses

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L.L.Bean said it will pay a 5% performance bonus to about 5,400 employees, plus an additional 2% enhancement contribution to 401(k) plans.

MaineHealth's dynamic duo chart a new course for the health system and its member hospitals

Renee Cordes |

One's a strategy guy known for his directness, the other more of a people person.

Singer-songwriter Janay Woodruff rocks Portland's music scene

Renee Cordes |

Janay Woodruff, 29, is a singer-songwriter who's new to Portland, where she performs monthly at Blue and recently collaborated with Big Room Studios on a virtual...

MEMIC taking applications for 'Families of Injured Workers' scholarships

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Portland-based MEMIC has awarded $170,000 in scholarships to 34 young scholars through that program since 2001 for families of workers injured on the job.

Shamrock Sports & Entertainment launching sports docu-series with new division

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Shamrock Signature will focus on original programming and event experiences, said Brian Corcoran, CEO and founder of Portland-based Shamrock Sports & Entertainment.

Developer will partner with Canopy by Hilton on Portland hotel project

Renee Cordes |

Jim Brady's Fathom Cos. will team up with Canopy by Hilton on a new Portland waterfront hotel slated to open in spring 2021, the companies announced on Wednesday.

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