Planning Board members give favorable reviews to the ambitious Bayside plan for apartments and retail space.
Phineas Sprague, who recently sold the Portland Company Marine Complex, purchased the business as part of his plan to reshape the city's working waterfront.
Barclays says the jobs are full time and include benefits such as health and dental insurance.
The work will span three years with about a third of the communities coming online each year, FairPoint said.
After hitting bottom at 25.3 at the depths of the Great Recession in February 2009, the index has bounced back. But it has yet to get back to the 90 reading that signals a healthy economy.
Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew has asked Speaker John Boehner to raise the borrowing limit so that Treasury can keep paying the government's bills.
Secretary of State John Kerry's statement on a chemical attack in Syria jolts the market lower.
The new company formed by the deal will become the nation's second-biggest stock exchange.
William Ackman dumps all his shares, sending the price down, two weeks after quitting the board.
Edmund Cervone departs for personal reasons after a year at the nonprofit that supports Maine development projects.
Coca-Cola and other food companies play up stories of product origins, but they're not averse to changing the recipes.