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Waterfront Concerts proposes permanent venue in Bangor

Waterfront Concerts promoter Alex Gray is seeking a long-term lease extension on city-owned land in order to build a permanent open-air venue.

Portside Real Estate hires 10 new agents, citing increased sales

Laurie Schreiber |

Portside Real Estate, which has offices in Portland, Falmouth and Yarmouth, is continuing its upward growth trajectory. It announced this week it has hired 10 new agents, including a team from a...

Senate passes spending bill, here's how it impacts Maine


U.S. Sen. Angus King, I-Maine, a member of the Senate Budget Committee, reported that the Fiscal Year 2018 Omnibus Federal Appropriations bill approved by the Senate Thursday, which funds the...

Bangor Savings Bank opening branch in Portsmouth


Bangor Savings Bank will continue its southward expansion, saying Thursday it plans to open a branch in downtown Portsmouth, N.H.

Delayed opening of Sarah Long Bridge now set for March 30

The new Sarah Mildred Long Bridge connecting Kittery to Portsmouth, N.H., is scheduled to open to traffic on March 30.

LePage: Trump tariffs on Canadian lumber hurting Maine

The LePage administration said the Trump administration's tariffs on Canadian softwood lumber are causing Maine to lose revenues because it can't find buyers for its own wood.

USDA loan pays half of Brunswick Landing solar project's cost

Maureen Milliken |

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has invested $1.5 million in the new solar array at Brunswick Landing, part of its mission to improve the life of rural Americans, USDA Director Tim Hobbs said...

Gov. LePage submits bill to boost his successor's salary

James McCarthy |

Gov. Paul R. LePage wants to give a pay raise to Maine's next governors.

Portland P.D. hires recruitment officer to combat staffing shortages


In a move that’s intended to boost its ongoing recruitment efforts, the Portland Police Department has assigned Officer Kate Phelan to be its new recruitment officer.

Nonprofit Kennebunk theater will take its last curtain call


MaineStage Shakespeare, a performing arts company based in Kennebunk, announced that it will close.