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Future of Portland Phoenix up in the air

The sale of the Portland Phoenix weekly newspaper to an employee has fallen through, so the owners are seeking other potential buyers and options.

The Portland Press Herald reported that the attempt by The Phoenix Media/Communications Group to sell the newspaper to an employee failed because of financial reasons, though specifics were not provided.

Summit responds to proposed $150K fine

Summit Natural Gas of Maine is seeking to meet with state regulators o

High court finds favor with mountain wind farm

A 14-turbine wind farm proposed for Passadumkeag Mountain in Penobscot

Jackson Lab gets $10M for disease research

The Jackson Laboratory has received a $10 million from the family of a

Maine home sales on the rise

Single-family existing home sales in Maine increased in September by 6

Camden inns clash over proposed rule change

If three Camden inns were able to serve dinner to guests after previou

Compromise reached on Portland development

A major Portland apartment and retail development is being scaled back after reaching a compromise with a group suing to halt the project.

The Portland Press Herald reported that Federated Cos., a Miami-based real estate company, has agreed to reduce the height of its four proposed buildings in Portland's Bayside neighborhood from 14 stories to six.

The Melting Pot seeks Portland expansion

The Melting Pot, a Tampa, Fla.-based fondue and casual dining franchis

Maine snowmobile clubs get federal boost

The Maine snowmobile industry is getting a boost from the federal gove

Owner of historic Maine canoe maker explains difficult decision to move out of state

Lincoln Canoe and Kayak, one of the oldest canoe and kayak makers in t