Browse by

Maine Coast Heritage Trust launches campaign to buy midcoast island

Staff |

Maine Coast Heritage Trust has launched a $4.4 million campaign to buy the 175-acre Clark Island, off the St. George peninsula.

Front Street Shipyard begins long-awaited expansion

Staff |

Front Street Shipyard in Belfast announced Friday that it has finalized the financing it needed to begin construction of a new facility adjacent to its existing yard on the Belfast waterfront.

Nordic Aquafarms on track to start construction of land-based salmon farm in Belfast next year

Laurie Schreiber |

Nordic Aquafarms has completed nearly all of its due diligence on the 40-acre site in Belfast where it plans to build a state-of-the-art land-based salmon farm and is on track to begin construction...

Rockland councilors consider limits on cruise ships

The Rockland City Council is considering placing an advisory referendum on the November ballot to get input about potential large cruise ship regulation.

Cleanup of Camden tannery site continues, thanks to brownfields grant

Staff |

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency approved a $200,000 Brownfields and Land Revitalization grant to the town of Camden for the continued cleanup of the Apollo Tannery property on Washington...

Judge rules Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens can proceed with expansion

Staff |

Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens can proceed with its $30 million expansion thanks to a federal ruling earlier this week. A judge approved a consent agreement that settles two lawsuits filed against...

Maine Maritime Museum to celebrate relaunching of historic fishing schooner

Staff |

Maine Maritime Museum in Bath plans to celebrate the full restoration of the 1906 schooner Mary E, the oldest Bath-built vessel still sailing, by hosting a public recommissioning ceremony as the...

Zoning change advances Nordic Aquafarms' $150M project in Belfast

Staff |

Belfast City Council unanimously approved a zoning ordinance change on Tuesday night that allows Nordic Aquafarms to move forward on its $150 million Phase 1 project to build one of the world's...

Wiscasset voters reject lawsuit to stop MDOT traffic plan

Staff |

Wiscasset voters on Tuesday overwhelmingly voted to stop the town's lawsuit against the Maine Department of Transportation's controversial plan to ease downtown congestion.

Camden Snow Bowl to contract with ski-bike retail business

The Camden Select Board last week decided to pursue negotiations with Sidecountry Sports LLC to set up shop at the municipally owned Camden Snow Bowl.