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Startup craft brew distributor touts unprecedented model in taking on Big Beer

PORTLAND, Maine — Maine’s craft beer surge is changing more than tastes. Maine distributors that have for years carried only the big names in beer …
Dennis Fogg, owner of Uncle Andy's Diner in South Portland, with his 5-year-old granddaughter, Brooklyn Head, last week. Fogg will host a viewing party and comedy show at The Gold Room in Portland for the debut of the diner's episode of &quotRestaurant: Impossible" on Wednesday, Aug. 27.

‘No laughing matter’: Reality show makeover of comedian’s South Portland cafe to air next week

SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine — For two months, the Fogg family has had to keep quiet about what went on behind closed doors during a reality-TV …
The Cross Insurance Center switched on its new sign for the first time Friday morning. Members of the Cross family, which donated the sign, joined city and arena officials Friday morning for a ceremony to commemorate the new promotional sign.

Cross Insurance Center in Bangor unveils new sign donated by Cross family

BANGOR, Maine — Curious about what’s coming up at the Cross Insurance Center? Just drive by. The multi-purpose facility, which has been open for about …
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‘Portland is not invincible’: City economy could be on ‘thin ice,’ chamber warns

On Wednesday, Portland Mayor Michael Brennan and his minimum wage advisory committee held a public hearing on plans to set a citywide minimum wage that’s …

Bangor’s Whistling Pig Smokehouse closes after less than a year in business

BANGOR, Maine — The Whistling Pig Smokehouse, a Bangor barbecue eatery that opened less than a year ago on Main Street, has closed. The message …

Camden neighbors threaten legal action if town sells land for ambulance center

CAMDEN, Maine — The neighbors of a town-owned property that municipal officials want to sell to the regional ambulance provider have threatened to take legal …
Crews have torn down the iconic carport over the entrance to the former Pilots Grill on Hammond Street in Bangor. Some took that as a sign that the building is being demolished, but that's not the case. A dance studio is moving into the building, which has been vacant for nearly two years. Owners say the carport was seriously damaged by ice and snow last winter.

Former Pilots Grill now home to a dance studio, damaged carport demolished

BANGOR, Maine — No, the old Pilots Grill building isn’t being torn down, but it is getting a new lease on life. This week, construction …

Industry group leads push for Maine’s southern counties to use reformulated gasoline

PORTLAND, Maine — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is preparing …

Company says Rockport couple stole nearly $5 million through fraudulent billing

ROCKPORT, Maine — An international window treatment company is claiming …

FairPoint.net email customers complain of outage company is still resolving

PORTLAND, Maine — Many people with email addresses at FairPoint …

Bank of America to pay record $16.65 billion to settle mortgage claims

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Bank of America Corp. has agreed to …

Median home sales price in Maine rises for second month in a row

PORTLAND, Maine — The median price of single-family Maine homes …

Camden development director resigns

CAMDEN, Maine — Camden Development Director Brian Hodges is leaving …

Auburn firm cracks Inc. magazine’s top 10 ‘fastest-growing’ firms list

PORTLAND, Maine — An Auburn-based competitive electricity company has landed …

York board rejects appeal to shut down marijuana growing operation

YORK, Maine — Over the objections of numerous abutters and …

Camden inn owner petitions for town vote on zoning that bars her from serving dinner to guests

CAMDEN, Maine — The owner of a bed-and-breakfast who saw …

Sprague’s plans for a new Portland boatyard moving forward

PORTLAND, Maine — The Portland Planning Board last week approved …

Agency makes high-tech push to improve military vehicles

WASHINGTON — When insurgents began laying improvised explosive devices by …

Maine marine resources chief names panel to determine rockweed no-harvest areas

Marine Resources Commissioner Patrick Keliher announced Monday the appointment of …
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