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Electric bus demonstration coming to Portland and Augusta


The Natural Resources Council of Maine is putting the word out that the electric bus manufacturer Proterra is bring a zero-emission electric bus to locations in Portland and Augusta for...

Portland Jetport wins award for best customer experience


Portland International Jetport is the winner of the 2017 Airport Service Quality Award for North America among airports with fewer than 2 million passengers. It's the second time the jetport received...

Closures mark Maine's third nor'easter in two weeks


As Maine braces for the arrival of its third nor'easter in less than two weeks, schools, banks, most government offices and many businesses played it safe with early announcements that they would be...

LePage vetoes Bar Harbor Port Authority bill

Gov. Paul LePage vetoed a bill, An Act To Create the Bar Harbor Port Authority, that would allow Bar Harbor voters to create a local port authority.

Three ‘deficient’ bridges in Piscataquis and Penobscot counties to be replaced


Three “structurally deficient” bridges in Piscataquis and Penobscot counties are scheduled to be replaced, thanks to $10.8 million in TIGER grant funding the Maine Department of...

'Robust tourism season' helps lift Jetport to passenger record


The Portland International Jetport had its all-time busiest year in 2017 with 1.86 million passengers.

Year-round Campobello-Canada ferry considered

The Year‑Round Ferry Development Committee on Campobello is investigating the establishment of a year-round ferry from the island, off Lubec, to the Canada mainland.

U.S. Coast Guard evaluates ‘federal anchorage’ for Rockland Harbor

The Pen Bay and River Pilots Association’s proposal to classify an area of Rockland Harbor as a federal anchorage is being deliberated by the U.S. Coast Guard.

Washburn & Doughty wins bid to build $8.8 million state ferry

Laurie Schreiber |

An East Boothbay shipbuilder said it will add at least 10 to 20 jobs as the result of a state ferry contract awarded last week.

Rockland residents petition against harbor redesign

A Rockland citizens group called Sensible Harbor Infrastructure Plan is petitioning the City of Rockland and state and federal agencies to oppose a plan by Rockport boatyard and marina services...