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UMaine at Presque Isle students map with drones

Drone technology for practical application is getting a boost at the University of Maine at Presque Isle, where students and professors in the geographic information systems program deployed two DJI...

Report: Maine infrastructure needs solutions and investment

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Maine's infrastructure grade remained unchanged from four years ago, the American Society of Civil Engineers reported Monday.

Low gas prices mean one less holiday headache for Mainers

The good news continues for Mainers looking to fill up their vehicles for the holiday this week as the average price for a gallon of gas fell for the second week in a row to $2.22, a decrease of...

Amtrak Downeaster expands Boston service

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Starting Monday, passengers traveling aboard the Amtrak Downeaster will have yet another option for traveling to Boston, as the commuter train service is introducing a third daily round-trip between...

Downeaster ridership soars 19% for FY2016

Amtrak reported that the Downeaster train, which connects Boston and Maine, reported ridership of 500,081 for the fiscal year ended Sept. 30, a gain of 18.9%. In FY2015, the Downeaster reported...

Gas prices tumble in Maine, nation

There’s good news for Mainers looking to fill up their vehicles this week, as the average price for a gallon of gas dropped by three cents to $2.25.

Northeast Harbor: Thanks, but no thanks to cruise ships

After two hours of debate on Nov. 7 at a Northeast Harbor gymnasium with input from about 120 people, the town's board of selectmen voted 5-0 against allowing American Cruise Lines to discharge...

Election Day in Maine has come and gone. Here's where the results stand

Maine voters took to the polls this week to make their voices heard on a number of ballot measures that impact the state's business community, including the legalization of recreational marijuana,...

Maine voters approve $100M transportation bond

It was smooth sailing for the passing of a $100 million bond that will be used to finance transportation-related construction projects throughout the state of Maine.

The price for a gallon of gas in Maine rises by a single cent

Maine’s gas prices bucked the recent stretch of unchanged prices, as the average price for a gallon of gas rose by one cent to $2.28.