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New uses studied for former Bar Harbor ferry terminal

Plans continue for the conversion of the idle international ferry terminal property in Bar Harbor for cruise ship use, the Mount Desert Islander reported.

Portland-based Elite Airways expanding Florida service

A Portland-based airline operator has announced that it will be expanding its service to a pair of Florida destinations later this month.

Hang onto your hats: ’15 was a record-setter for Maine Turnpike

The Maine Turnpike set an all-time record for drivers using the tollbooth system across its 109-mile network.

New Portland rail link to facilitate container shipments

Pan Am Railways inaugurated the expanded container terminal at the Port of Portland with the shipment by train of 15 containers of Poland Spring bottled water, the Kennebec Journal reported.

Bold Coast Byway expected to boost Downeast tourism

A plan to market the Bold Coast Byway, a 125-mile scenic corridor from Milbridge to Eastport, is complete. Its goals include growing recreational and cultural-based tourism for the region, The...

FedEx to take over former Hostess plant in Biddeford

FedEx is expected to move into the vacant 265,000-square-foot industrial space later this year at 1 Bakers Way in Biddeford formerly occupied by the Hostess Brands bakery, the Portland Press Herald...

C&L Aerospace eyes expansion at Bangor airport

An aircraft-servicing-and-maintenance company that has been growing since its 2010 move to Bangor is pushing for another expansion, the Bangor Daily News reported.

Cape Air finds robust market in Maine

Maine has been a growing market for the small regional airline Cape Air, which has operated out of Owls Head, Trenton and Augusta for the last eight years, providing connections to Boston's Logan...

Lac-Megantic settlement fund goes into effect

Robert J. Keach of Bernstein Shur, the Chapter 11 trustee for Montreal Maine & Atlantic Railway, Ltd., and Richter Advisory Group Inc., the monitor in the Montreal Maine & Atlantic Canada case,...

Congress passes $1.8 trillion Omnibus Bill, extends New Markets Tax Credit program

James McCarthy |

Congress on Friday passed a $1.8 trillion package of spending measures and tax legislation that was quickly signed into law by President Obama.