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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...

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...

MaineMed gets state approval for $512M expansion

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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...

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.

Tired stretch of Congress Street due for a makeover

Laurie Schreiber |

Several neglected buildings along Congress Street in Portland are getting some much-needed TLC from a local developer.

Fishermen balk at Portland's accelerating waterfront development

More than 90 lobstermen, fishermen and waterfront business owners signed a petition that said planned developments along Portland's waterfront will jeopardize traditional uses.

Apartment complex for chronically homeless people opens in Portland

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Avesta Housing and Preble Street have opened Portland's third “housing first” program, Huston Commons, which is now home to 30 formerly homeless individuals with chronic health challenges.

Eliotsville Plantation supporting Portland’s city parks

The backer behind the Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument is turning its attention to parks, trails and open spaces in Portland.

Ballot initiative adds a wrinkle to Portland's cold storage, Camelot Farm projects

The Portland City Council placed a citizen initiative, put forward by a group called Give Neighborhoods a Voice, on the Nov. 7 ballot. If approved, it would allow Portland residents to block zoning...

Portland rally calls for mandatory paid sick leave

A Labor Day rally in Portland kicked off a campaign calling on all employers in the city to provide earned paid sick leave for employees.

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