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Legislation looks to lift regulations on Cuba-bound flights

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On Wednesday, Maine's U.S. Reps. Bruce Poliquin and Chellie Pingree introduced legislation in Washington that would update regulations that have restricted European charter flights bound for Cuba...

Go Maine carpooling program entices with financial, ecological rewards

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The Maine Turnpike Authority and Maine Department of Transportation have launched a new campaign touting Go Maine, their free, statewide, commuter assistance program that connects drivers with...

Gas prices continue to mirror rising national trend

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In the past week, the average price of a gallon of regular gasoline in the state rose by two pennies. During that same period, the average national price for a gallon of gas rose by 3 cents to $2.14,...

Portland airway expands service to Bar Harbor and Long Island

Portland-based Elite Airways said it will add direct flights from Portland to Bar Harbor and Long Island, N.Y.

Former Portland ferry operator files bankruptcy, owes city $62K

Nova Star Cruises, the company that operated the ferry service between Portland and Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, during the 2014 and 2015 seasons has filed for bankruptcy protection in Canada.

No need to leave the party with Portland launch of Drizly

There’s a new, spirited addition to on-demand delivery services in Portland as Drizly, a Boston-based technology firm, officially launched its beer, wine and spirits delivery service in...

Newest R.H. Foster location to serve as proving ground

The executive vice president of R.H. Foster says the company's newest gas location in Ellsworth will serve as a launch site for its next generation of convenience stores.

Five airports across Maine awarded $1.7M in grant funding

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U.S. Sens. Angus King and Susan Collins have announced that the U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded $1.74 million in grant funding to five airports across the state of Maine.

Birding meets beer tours with Birds on Tap

Tiny-house food trucks? Old news. Portland's smallest nano-brewery? That's so last week. The Portland Press Herald took a look at one of the newest developments in Maine's vibrant culinary arts...

Gas prices in Maine remain steady near $2.10

In the past week, the average price of a gallon of regular gasoline in the state rose by a single cent, bringing the statewide average to $2.10 per gallon.