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Brunswick Executive Airport gets $6.2 million grant for hangar, upgrades

Maureen Milliken |

Brunswick Executive Airport is getting a $6.2 million grant that will pay for a general aviation hangar and needed infrastructure upgrades. The money is part of Federal Aviation Administration's...

Track improvements to disrupt Amtrak Downeaster passenger rail service

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A series of track improvement projects between Brunswick and Dover, N.H., will disrupt Amtrak Downeaster passenger rail service for the next month. Work began on Saturday and will continue into...

Bar Harbor residents divided on CAT return

Bar Harbor residents voiced divergent opinions this week during a hearing on whether the town should accept a proposal from Prince Edward Island company Bay Ferries Ltd. to restore ferry service from...

Survey: Maine electric car owners love their cars, save money on fuel

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The Natural Resources Council of Maine released today the results of its second comprehensive survey of Maine's registered electric car owners. Among its findings: There are twice as many electric...

‘Husky Line’ bus route will connect Portland, Gorham and Westbrook

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The Greater Portland Transit District on Monday rolled out its new Husky Line buses connecting Gorham, Westbrook and Portland with University of Southern Maine campuses in Portland and Gorham.

Portland Pipe Line Corp. weighs appeal of ‘Clear Skies’ ruling

A federal judge at U.S. District Court in Portland ruled Friday that South Portland’s 2014 “Clear Skies” ordinance banning on bulk crude oil imports into the city did not violate...

Check out Portland Ship Yard’s new 300-ton travelift

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Portland Ship Yard owner Phineas Sprague is unveiling this afternoon a new 300 metric ton Marine Travelift that he’s named “Babe” in a nod to the legendary blue ox who was Paul...

Rockland's commercial fish pier awarded $830K grant from EDA

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The U.S. Department of Commerce's Economic Development Administration is awarding a $830,000 grant to Rockland to renovate the city's commercial fish pier.

Acadia deferred maintenance cost drops slightly

Acadia National Park has a list of more than 350 deferred maintenance projects with an estimated price tag of $59.8 million, which is roughly $10 million less than its backlog reported in 2017.

SMCC dedicates research pier to Grondin family

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A research pier at the Southern Maine Community College campus in South Portland at its Aug. 9 dedication was named the Grondin Memorial Pier in honor of Philip H. Grondin Sr. and his family for...

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