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Good news for July 4 travelers: Gas prices are lowest since '05

Maine motorists taking to the road for the July 4 holiday weekend will be benefitting from the lowest Independence Day gas prices since 2005.

Three airports land $2.3 million in grants for safety projects

The Federal Aviation Administration awarded $2.3 million in federal grants for safety improvement projects at three Maine airports.

Cianbro and partner land $215M New York port contract

Cianbro and a joint venture partner have been awarded a $215 million contract to modernize and expand facilities at the U.S. Land Port of Entry in Alexandria Bay, N.Y.

WEX partners with GasBuddy to target the consumer market

WEX Inc., which to date has mainly focused on business-to-business payment solutions, will get into the retail gasoline consumer market, partnering with GasBuddy.

Bar Harbor gets green light for maritime district plan

Renee Cordes |

Bar Harbor voters on Tuesday approved a zoning change that clears the way for the town to buy the former ferry terminal and redevelop it for passenger cruise traffic.

A future of driverless trucks? Sen. Collins wants to know how that might impact workforce

James McCarthy |

With as many as 2 million Americans employed as truck drivers, U.S. Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, has joined with U.S. Sen. Jack Reed, D-R.I., in asking the U.S. Government Accountability Office to...

FAA awards $3.3M for 10 Maine airports


The U.S. Department of Transportation awarded $3.3 million in funding to 10 airports in Maine through the Federal Aviation Administration.

Deer Island port closure impacts Eastport businesses

The indefinite closure of the port of entry on Deer Island, New Brunswick, is impacting businesses in Eastport that depend on ferry traffic.

More passenger ships expected in 2017 as season gets longer on both ends

Renee Cordes |

The cruise ship industry is reaching cruising speed in Maine, with 410 ship visits expected this year, compared to 361 in 2016 and 271 a decade ago. Some 39 ships from 21 cruise brands are projected...

Heavy traffic expected on turnpike for summer season start

Maine Turnpike Authority expects a 3.1% increase in traffic over last year for the four-day Memorial Day weekend, which marks Maine’s unofficial start to the summer vacation season.