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Owners of historic midcoast restaurant-inn looking for the right buyer

Laurie Schreiber |

MaryAnn and Manuel Mercier have listed The Youngtown Inn & Restaurant in Lincolnville for sale as a turnkey operation at $1.395 million.

Bar Harbor to mull $1M, 5-year deal restoring CAT ferry service

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The Bar Harbor Town Council is scheduled to take up at its Tuesday night meeting the proposed $1 million, five-year lease of a town-owned marine terminal by a Prince Edward Island company interested...

Maine tourism weathering U.S.-Canada trade war

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The trade war and tough talk between the United States and Canada don’t appear to be dampening Maine’s tourism business, according to reports from the Bangor Daily News and the Associated...

Manager of new boutique hotel says Portland is a 'complete hospitality town'

Renee Cordes |

Jeff Lidinsky, general manager of the brand-new AC Hotel Portland Downtown/Waterfront on the city's eastern waterfront, explains why the best is yet to come for city's hospital sector.

CAT operator eyes daily trips to Bar Harbor

The high-speed ferry that once shuttled daily between Bar Harbor and Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, could soon be plying the route again.

Northern Maine carbon offset project to help combat climate change

Renee Cordes |

Mark Berry, the Nature Conservancy's Maine forest program director, sees a bright future for carbon offset projects in the fight against climate change, like the one his group is launching on 124,000...

Portland’s Danforth Inn listed for $2.6 million

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Portland’s Danforth Inn, a West End luxury establishment that avoided foreclosure earlier this year when its owners filed for bankruptcy, has gone on the market for $2.595 million.

The Lodge at Moosehead Lake goes on the market

Laurie Schreiber |

The Lodge at Moosehead Lake listed for sale for $2.495 million by owners who are planning to retire.

Strong May puts Acadia National Park on track for record year

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Lousy weather lingering into April decreased visitation at Acadia National Park by nearly 16,000 through the first four months of this year, compared with the previous year. But visitations increased...

Conservation deal protects 10,000 acres in Western Maine

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The Trust for Public Land, partnering with the Maine Appalachian Trail Land Trust and the U.S. Navy, announced that more than 10,000 acres along the Appalachian Trail in the mountains of Western...