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Proposed hike in cruise ship fees sparks debate in Rockland

The City of Rockland is doing some research to decide whether to raise dock fees for cruise ships.

Southwest Harbor temporarily bans passenger cruises

Southwest Harbor residents have voted overwhelmingly to ban passenger cruise ships until the Mount Desert Island town figures out a traffic management strategy.

Amtrak's 'Great Dome' rail car returns to Maine

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Back by popular demand, the only remaining dome car in Amtrak service returns to Maine on Saturday for a month-long stint on the Downeaster route between Brunswick and Boston.

METRO announces ambitious westward expansion plans

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Greater Portland Transit District announced today a major westward expansion called “Transit West Project” to boost service to Gorham, Westbrook and South Portland as well as create new...

Port official set to take over Cruise Maine

A firm led by port official Patrick Arnold won a bid to run CruiseMaine, Cruise Industry News reported.

MDOT lands grant to upgrade 22 rail bridges in northern Maine

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The U.S. Department of Transportation will award $7.89 million in funding to the Maine Department of Transportation for the Maine Railroad Bridge Capacity project in northeastern Maine.

Brunswick Landing, BIW get good news on federal funding

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U.S. Sens. Susan Collins, R-Maine, and Angus King, I-Maine, announced that the U.S. Navy awarded $11.39 million to Bath Iron Works and the Federal Aviation Administration more than $2 million for...

Hermann receives Maine AGC's 'major achievement in construction' award

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Doug Hermann, president of the Richmond-based Wyman and Simpson Inc., is the winner of the Associated General Contractors of Maine's “major achievement in construction” award.

FAA awards $5.5 million for two Maine airport projects

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Two Maine airport projects are slated to receive $5.5 million in federal funding through the Federal Aviation Administration.

NIMBY: Arrested development, as neighborhoods test veto power on zoning decisions

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In Portland, citizens are seeking signatures to put a measure on the ballot that would would essentially give neighborhoods veto rights over proposed zoning changes.

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