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Munjoy Hill residential demolitions prompt proposed moratorium

New zoning rules in Portland, designed to encourage residential development, has resulted in at least 12 demolitions of existing homes for new structures.

Another condo development under way on Portland's eastern waterfront

Laurie Schreiber |

Development of a luxury condominium building at 20 Thames St., across from the Ocean Gateway in Portland, has broken ground and condo units within that project are being marketed.

Growing masonry company buys Portland building with legacy of business growth

Laurie Schreiber |

Moravia “Tito” Drice, owner of Tito Masonry and Construction, purchased the 1,156-square-foot building on 0.68 acre at 188 Presumpscott St. in Portland from Tollef Olson, a Maine...

Portland floats mixed-use plan to give Ocean Terminal new life

Portland city officials will brief the city's Economic Development Committee on plans to redevelop the 1920s-era Portland Ocean Terminal on the Maine State Pier into a mixed-use space anchored by a...

Employees of TIF projects in Portland to receive prevailing wage

The Portland City Council voted to require contractors working on Tax Increment Financing-funded projects in the city to pay their employees a prevailing wage.

Fast-paced arena football franchise coming to Portland

Portland is one of four expansion cities that will join the National Arena League when its second arena football season begins next spring. Arena football is played indoors on a smaller field than...

Four businesses to be honored for expanding Portland’s ‘economic vitality’


Portland Development Corp. and the city of Portland will recognize Eimskip, Bristol Seafood, Think Tank Coworking and Fork Food Lab at a Nov. 30 awards ceremony for their roles in expanding the...

ImmuCell Corp. completes $20M facility in Portland


ImmuCell Corp. (Nasdaq: ICCC), a growing animal health company based in Portland, has completed the construction phase of its $20 million production facility.

Portland citizen-led zoning initiative defeated


Portland voters on Tuesday rejected a citizen-led initiative that would have allowed a zoning change to be blocked if 25% of voters who live or own property within 500 feet of the proposed change...

Avesta, Portland Chamber oppose Portland's Question 2 initiative


Avesta Housing and the Portland Regional Chamber of Commerce announced on Friday their opposition to Portland's Question 2, a citizens' initiative on the city's Nov. 7 ballot that would allow a...