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UMaine to lead regional R&D effort for better roads and bridges

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The University of Maine is establishing a new federally funded University Transportation Center on the Orono campus that will research and develop new technologies to extend the life of bridges,...

County commissioners approve lighting upgrade for Bar Harbor airport

The Hancock County-Bar Harbor Airport in Trenton will receive a $1.7 million lighting upgrade.

Bar Harbor goes with The CAT over local ferry service

The Bar Harbor Town Council rejected a proposal from Downeast Windjammer Cruise Lines owner Steve Pagels to establish a car ferry service between Bar Harbor and Nova Scotia.

Three groups recommend cruise ship limits in Rockland

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Rockland City Council is considering limits on cruise ships proposed by three advisory groups.

Frontier Airlines expands its nonstop service from Portland to two Gulf Coast airports

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Frontier Airlines announced today that it will offer seasonal nonstop service from the Portland International Jetport to the Gulf Coast of Florida, serving both Fort Myers and Tampa, starting Nov. 15.

Here's the order of the four bond questions on November's ballot

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Secretary of State Matthew Dunlap established by a drawing held Thursday the order of the bond questions for November's ballot.

Kennebunk train stop proposal chugs toward vote

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After several delays, a proposal to create a passenger rail stop in Kennebunk seems to be firming up and could be on a November ballot for approval by voters.

Construction set to begin on new $40M York toll plaza

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Construction of a new $40 million York toll plaza project is slated to begin by this fall.

Five more Maine airports to receive federal funds for infrastructure upgrades

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Airports in Bangor, Belfast, Carrabassett Valley, Oxford and Rangeley have been awarded slightly under $10.54 million from the U.S. Department of Transportation to fund infrastructure upgrades.

Bar Harbor agrees to negotiate with Bay Ferries to renew CAT ferry service

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After meeting with Bay Ferries Ltd. Chief Executive Officer Mark MacDonald and Atlantic Fleet Services Corp. owner Annette Higgins on July 17, the Bar Harbor Town Council voted to negotiate with Bay...