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Portland seeks input on minimum wage proposal

The city of Portland is seeking input on Mayor Michael Brennan's proposal to increase the city's minimum wage to $9.50 next year in a forum scheduled for Wednesday.

Largest U.S. dollar store chain expanding to Maine

Dollar General Corp. is set to begin construction on its first-ever Ma

Rockport boatbuilder faces 'crippling' DEP fine

Artisan Boatworks, a Rockport-based boatbuilder, is facing what it cal

Feds give $471K to boost Maine food producers

Five rural Maine food producers are receiving $471,571 in federal gran

Major Portland retail-office block sold for $8M

Three adjacent retail-office complexes in Portland’s Old Port th

Groups divided over Searsport dredging project

A proposed dredging project in Searsport, the second-largest port in M

State extends deadline on drug-testing rules survey

The Maine Department of Labor has extended its deadline for receiving

Major vendor criticizes, cuts ties with Market Basket

A major seafood vendor for Market Basket said in a fiery 1,300-word Fa

Portland neighborhood seeks development, but no hotels

The historic India Street neighborhood in Portland seeks clustered ret

Ex-investor of Old Town mill found guilty of embezzlement

A founding partner of an investment firm that bought the Old Town mill