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Bus route creates new transportation options in western Maine

MAUREEN MILLIKEN |

A new Farmington-Rangeley bus route, which begins Tuesday, is the start of what Western Maine Transportation Services hopes will be a new approach to public transportation that would help shore up...

Court temporarily halts MDOT's planned demolition of Wiscasset building for parking

James McCarthy |

A judge has temporarily blocked the planned demolition of the former CEI headquarters acquired by the Maine Department of Transportation to create a public parking area as part of its $5 million plan...

Private bus operators cry foul over USM-METRO deal

Four privately owned bus companies are challenging the Portland Metro system's partnership with the University of Southern Maine to expand public bus service to Westbrook and Gorham and offer...

Here’s AccuWeather’s Thanksgiving travel forecast

In its Thanksgiving travel forecast, AccuWeather reported “rain may slow travel for a time in part of the East Coast of the United States, while significant travel delays are likely in the...

Rockland grapples with impact of increasing cruise ship traffic

Rockland, which has seen a steady increase in numbers of cruise ships in recent years, is beginning to grapple with related infrastructure issues for a waterfront that wasn't designed to handle...

Committee recommends that Bar Harbor buy ferry terminal

Bar Harbor’s Ferry Terminal Property Advisory Committee recommended that the town buy the former ferry terminal for $3.5 million in order to split cruise ship traffic between the downtown wharf...

Bay Ferries may resume Bar Harbor service

Bay Ferries Ltd., former operator of ferry service from Bar Harbor to Nova Scotia, has notified the town of Bar Harbor of its interest in resuming that service.

Huge support for $105M transportation bond

Statewide ballot Question 3, which authorizes the Maine Department of Transportation to borrow up to $105 million to repair and maintain the state's transportation infrastructure, cruised to an easy...

American Airlines to begin NYC service from jetport

STAFF |

The Portland International Jetport announced Monday that American Airlines, the jetport's largest carrier, will begin nonstop jet service to New York City's LaGuardia Airport starting April 3, 2018.

Portland Jetport FBO continues to invest: Opens $3.5M terminal and is adding hangar

Maureen Milliken |

When Henry Laughlin III took over Northeast Air at the Portland International Jetport from his father in 1985, the country was coming out of a major recession that hadn't been kind to the...

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