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Brunswick Landing residential development ushers in new era

Maureen Milliken |

Conversion of 146 former Navy rental houses and duplexes for sale, as well as freeing up 190 rental units that hadn't been on the market, are what the area needs, owners say.

Second crane enhances International Marine Terminal's growth opportunities

Renee Cordes |

Five years after Icelandic-owned Eimskip USA brought container shipping back to Portland, state officials are excited about a second crane due to arrive in June.

Barrett Made is poised for growth with purchase of Portland's public works property

Laurie Schreiber |

The $1.1 million purchase of the city's former public works building at 52 Alder St. in Portland will give Barrett Made the room it needs to accommodate the construction firm's growth, while also...

EMHS ends partnerships with Portland and Bangor, citing their $1B opioid lawsuit

Staff |

Brewer-based Eastern Maine Healthcare Systems is leaving substance abuse treatment partnerships it has with Portland and Bangor in response to lawsuits the two cities joined against national pharma...

Restored State Theatre marquee a public/private restoration project

The 1920s marquee on the former Portland movie theater, which now hosts live music, was brought back to its original look with help from the city's Facad Improvement Match Grant program.

Bowdoin to build four Passive House dorms

Maureen Milliken |

The college will start construction this summer on four Passive House dorms, the next step in the Brunswick college's commitment to carbon neutrality.

Portland Science Center ends its run on Portland's waterfront

Staff |

The Portland Science Center is closing after less than three years in business in the Old Port waterfront district.

Portland gears up for Bike to Work Day

Staff |

Friday is National Bike to Work Day, and the Bicycle Coalition of Maine, with help from Portland Gear Hub, will welcome Portland’s bike commuters in Monument Square in the morning.

Maine Crafts Association will open site in Portland’s arts district

Staff |

The Maine Crafts Association in West Gardiner is opening a second location, to be called Maine Craft Portland, at the historic Mechanics Hall in Portland’s arts district.

Stonewall Kitchen inks licensing agreement with Legal Sea Foods

Staff |

Stonewall Kitchen, the York-based specialty food company known for its gourmet jams and pancake mixes, will soon add seafood sauces and marinades to its mix.