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A team from the University of California-Davis spent time studying Portland's India Street neighborhood in December 2013.

Plan for Portland neighborhood includes historic district protection, new building codes

PORTLAND, Maine — Combine five working groups, five goals, six vision statements, 13 principles and 14 critical actions, and the sum is the draft for …
Discount chain Dollar Tree Inc. will buy rival Family Dollar Stores Inc. for about $8.5 billion, in a surprise deal that will help it fend off increasing competition from big-box retailers such as Wal-Mart Stores Inc.

Dollar Tree to buy Family Dollar for $8.5 billion, create country’s largest discount retailer

Discount chain Dollar Tree Inc. will buy rival Family Dollar Stores Inc. for about $8.5 billion, in a surprise deal that will help it fend …
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Basket case in Biddeford

Pulling into the Market Basket in Biddeford yesterday we found a parking spot right next to the entrance. Odd for a Sunday. Greeting us outside …
The Sea Dog Brewing Company is shown in the Bowdoin Mill in Topsham.

Sea Dog Brewing to open first New Hampshire location

PORTLAND, Maine — Sea Dog Brewing Co. plans to open its first New Hampshire location in North Conway this fall, expanding its northern New England …
John Halle

Cate Street CEO’s wife to be questioned about assets she may be holding for him

PORTLAND, Maine — Lawyers seeking to collect about $2.4 million from Cate Street Capital CEO John Halle will be allowed to question Halle’s wife, Sharon, …
Excavators work recently to prepare the building site where Helen's Restaurant used to stand.

Helen’s Restaurant gets permit to rebuild

MACHIAS, Maine — The Machias Planning Board quickly approved a permit Monday night to allow the owners of Helen’s Restaurant to rebuild after a fire …
A potato truck sits in a field in Littleton last year.

Maine Potato Board says crop looking healthy

PRESQUE ISLE, Maine — Officials with the Maine Potato Board said Monday that weeks of heat and sunshine in July have done wonders for this …

Judge lifts 56-year-old consent decree on lobster fishing group

PORTLAND, Maine — In a ruling that was expected, a …

Downeast LNG proposes expanded project, submits request to energy regulators

ROBBINSTON, Maine — Downeast LNG has submitted a pre-filing request …

Land from failed Damariscotta business and residential development to be auctioned

DAMARISCOTTA, Maine — The Damariscotta properties where a group of …

Athens biomass plant to get $30 million investment

ATHENS, Maine — In a deal that would trigger about …
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