Portland board to review plan for 18-story apartment building in Old Port

Plans for what would be the tallest building in Portland, and potentially the state, will hit another milestone next week at the Planning Board. The...

Portland developer: New Bayside apartments strengthen city’s foundation

If you ask the developer who built it, the best view from Bayside’s newest apartment building is from the top floor, where there is...

Portland eyes Expo as COVID-19 vaccination site

The Portland Exposition Building, which has recently been used as a polling place and an emergency homeless shelter, may next become a tool for...

Making Portland Work: From hospital to home, Nick Parks has you covered

If you ask Nick Parks, the most important skill to have in emergencies is communication. And Parks should know since he sees emergencies all the...

Portland police detective’s debut novel embraces his inner ‘daydreamer’

On his 42nd birthday last week, the day after celebrating Eastern Orthodox Christmas, Portland Police Department Detective Andjelko Napijalo was ready to talk about...

Blackstones at a crossroads

The coronavirus pandemic has left many local bar owners without a path forward, and reality set in for Blackstones manager Carl Currie last month. Currie...

Filmmaker wants to know what makes Portland snack

After a traumatic year that saw more people reaching for comfort food, Erika Brekke is on a mission to learn more about snacking habits...

Are Maine’s new marijuana rules ‘an attack on the medical program?’

Maine’s Office of Marijuana Policy released 81 pages of new draft rules for the regulation of the medical marijuana industry on Jan. 4. An...

Pandemic tests Maine judiciary

All Maine’s public institutions have been hard-hit by the coronavirus pandemic, but the state court system has endured setbacks and challenges unique to our...

Pandemic encourages Portland students to ski, swim

Despite Cumberland County’s yellow designation putting the winter sports season on hold, Portland schools have seen an unexpected spike in interest for two sports. Deering...