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Play ball! Portland makes Top 10 of minor league cities

James McCarthy |

Portland once again made it into SmartAsset’s top 10 rankings of the best minor league baseball cities or towns, ranking sixth out of 159 communities analyzed in 2017 by the online financial...

South Portland zoning changes set stage for West End development

The South Portland City Council approved new zoning rules that city officials say will reshape two of the city’s neighborhoods.The council...

From kiosk to showroom: Scarborough remodeling business makes leap to Route 1 visibility

Laurie Schreiber |

Ryan Cheplic, owner of Harbor Heights Tile & Granite LLC, wanted a showroom in Scarborough and he wanted it to be visible. He met both objectives in purchasing a 1,140-square-foot mixed-use building...

South Portland to weigh impact of TransCanada’s pipeline decision on pending lawsuit

TransCanada Corp.’s decision on Thursday to scrap its proposed $12 billion Energy East pipeline adds a new twist to the Portland Pipe Line lawsuit challenging South Portland's ban on bulk crude...

Portland selling four parcels in Bayside neighborhood

Four city-owned parcels in Portland’s Bayside neighborhood are poised to be redeveloped in mixed-use projects, following the City Council’s vote on Monday to sell them for nearly $4...

After long search, plastics firm finds home in Biddeford with lots of room for expansion

Laurie Schreiber |

Paul Tyson, owner of Thermoformed Plastics of New England, purchased a 27,684-square-foot plant in Biddeford for $1.18 million from York County Biscuit Company Inc., in a deal that closed Aug. 30.

Vacant buildings filling up in Falmouth's Route 1 retail district


Ocean State Job Lot will move into the long-vacant store space that once housed Shaw's supermarket at the Falmouth Shopping Center, 251 U.S. Route 1.

MaineMed gets state approval for $512M expansion


Maine Medical Center cleared two important milestones this week for its planned $512 million expansion and renovation. Groundbreaking is planned for March 2018 and construction is expected to take...

Expedia names Wells top nature destination named Wells as the top nature destination in Maine in its latest list of top spots nationwide.

Camelot Farm plans face Portland Planning Board review

The developer of a residential subdivision at the former Camelot Farm in Portland's Stroudwater neighborhood is proceeding through the city's planning process.