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Construction to begin this summer on Phase 1 of Stroudwater Preserve residential subdivision

Laurie Schreiber |

PORTLAND — The purchase of the former Camelot Farm in Portland's Stroudwater neighborhood allows developers to proceed with marketing Stroudwater Preserve, the residential subdivision and green...

ReVision Energy to consolidate in newly purchased South Portland building

Laurie Schreiber |

The solar energy installer ReVision Energy has purchased a 26,924-square-foot building, at 758 Westbrook St. in South Portland, to consolidate its operations and relocate its regional headquarters.

Free workshops for immigrant entrepreneurs scheduled for June

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Immigrants in Maine looking to start a business or seeking help with an existing one are invited to attend four free workshops in Portland next month.

HealthInfoNet names Shaun Alfreds as CEO

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HealthInfoNet’s board of directors announced Thursday that Shaun Alfreds is the Portland-based nonprofit’s new CEO and executive director.

Founder of Gifford’s Famous Ice Cream dies at age 90

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Randall H. Gifford Jr., who founded with his wife Gifford’s Famous Ice Cream after they purchased a small dairy in Farmington in 1971 and another dairy in Skowhegan three years later, died...

Maine rice production growing, more farms needed to meet demand

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Demand for Maine-grown rice is outpacing supply, resulting in a search for new sites to grow the grain.

Opposition voiced at hearing on Irving’s Fish River rezoning proposal

At a public hearing hosted by the Maine Land Use Planning Commission, all but one of 15 Aroostook County residents who gave testimony opposed J.D. Irving Ltd.’s proposal to rezone for...

Portland startup wins $25K prize in Thursday's Top Gun Showcase finals

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Erica Schmitz, founder of the Portland startup MyBodyModel, is the winner of the $25,000 cash prize awarded Thursday night at the Top Gun Showcase finals held at the University of Southern Maine's...

Yale Cordage wins Trade Day's 'Best in Show' honors for second straight year

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Yale Cordage, a Saco company that makes a wide range of specialty ropes for key industries such as mining and arboriculture, took home the “Best in Show” trophy at Trade Day 2018 for a...

American Roots to expand space, workforce with move to Westbrook

The Portland apparel company American Roots has signed a lease to move to a 14,000-square-foot space in the Dana Warp Mill in Westbrook and eventually add up to 10 new employees.