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Nova Scotia ferry service to 'boost' regional economy

Portland officials on Thursday said the soon-to-open Nova Star ferry service between the city and Nova Scotia will boost the city’s waterfront and the regional...

Planning commission lands $500K grant

The U.S. Commerce Department’s Economic Development Administration has awarded a $500,000 grant to the Southern Maine Regional Planning and Development Commission to capitalize a...

Bath Savings exec. appointed to MaineHousing board

Gov. Paul LePage has appointed John C. Marsh Jr., senior vice president of Bath Savings Institution, to serve on the MaineHousing board of commissioners. Marsh’s appointment was...

State ferry projects land $1 million grant

Sen. Susan Collins and Rep. Chellie Pingree have announced that the U.S. Department of Transportation is investing $1 million in the Maine State Ferry Service to improve service to Maine...

Biddeford seeks market study for former MERC site

The city of Biddeford plans to request proposals this week for a market study to determine the best use for the former Maine Energy Recovery Co. incinerator that it purchased in...

Entrepreneur wants to resurrect Maine-to-Vermont railroad

A Norridgewock entrepreneur has formed a startup company that aims to study what it would take to restart the Maine-to-Vermont Mountain Division Rail Line.

Ed Meadows leads the Land for Maine's Future program on broader mission

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In one way or another, Ed Meadows has been involved with land management his entire professional career — including for the last 25 years working in the public sector at a variety...

Bennett: LePage to talk jobs in speech

Gov. Paul LePage’s spokeswoman said the governor’s election-year State of the State Address tonight will include new proposals regarding economic development and...

MDOT supports Searsport harbor dredging

Maine Department of Transportation Commissioner David Bernhardt told a nonprofit economic development group on Wednesday that dredging Searsport’s harbor is essential to...

Hulit to leave SBA, lead Northeast Bank division

A former Maine economic development official who rose to the top rank of the U.S. Small Business Administration announced Thursday she plans to return to the private sector as the...

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