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Wiscasset businesses seek to stop MDOT's Route 1 project


Four Wiscasset Village businesses have filed a complaint and a motion for preliminary injunction in the Lincoln County Superior Court, seeking to stop a Maine Department of Transportation project on...

Bangor airport makes $34K emergency computer upgrade

Bangor International Airport recently made an emergency $34,540 purchase of three new computers for its 10-year-old computer system that controls more than 1,000 airfield lights.

Blizzard slows but doesn't stop Maine businesses


Many businesses, colleges, state and local offices and bus services were shut down Monday from the blizzard that dropped more than a foot-and-a-half of snow in most areas. The Portland International...

Bar Harbor cruise ship number up for 2017

Bar Harbor continues to become increasingly attractive to the cruise ship industry, and the season is becoming a bit longer, with the town's busiest season expected this year.

Portland Jetport sets all-time passenger record

The Portland International Jetport today reported it reached an all-time record year for traffic in 2016, with 1,785,649 passengers. That total represents a 3.2% increase over 2015's 1.73 million...

Gardiner businesses consider impact of infrastructure work

Gardiner is preparing for two major bridge reconstruction projects in 2018 and is seeking input on how to mitigate the impact on businesses, residents and commuters.

Kennebunk, Sullivan awarded $200K to upgrade school buses

The federal Environmental Protection Agency has awarded rebates totaling $200,000 to school districts in Kennebunk and Sullivan to replace or retrofit older diesel school buses with newer buses that...

UMaine's Bridge-in-a-Backpack spinoff signs international marketing agreement


The University of Maine's Bridge-in-a-Backpack spinoff company has signed a North American marketing and distribution agreement with an international construction and engineering firm that intends to...

MDOT: Bath viaduct project ahead of schedule


Woolwich general contractor Reed & Reed is about three weeks ahead of schedule in its replacement of the Route 1 viaduct in Bath that connects the highway with the four-lane Sagadahoc Bridge crossing...

‘No frills’ rural airport to receive rehab

Oxford County Regional Airport is in need of significant rehabilitation as the county prepares for its reutilization.