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Full steam ahead on $2.56M Casco Bay Ferry Terminal renovations

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A $2.56 million grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation will help usher in the second phase of renovations at Portland's Casco Bay Ferry Terminal.

Largest cruise ship of the season docks in Portland

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A floating theme park with 30 bumper cars, a 30-foot rock-climbing wall and a 220-foot outdoor movie screen called Portland home on Sunday when Royal Caribbean's Anthem of the Seas docked at the...

Airplane hangars can be energy-efficient too — for $1.5M

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The Midcoast Regional Redevelopment Authority will receive $1,558,098 from the Federal Aviation Administration to install new energy-efficient heating systems in a pair of hangars at the Brunswick...

Aging Sarah Mildred Long Bridge won’t reopen

The Sarah Mildred Long Bridge on Route 1-A that connects Kittery and Portsmouth, N.H., over the Piscataqua River, won’t reopen to vehicle traffic following a gear failure over the weekend.

Auburn-Lewiston airport using $899K fed funds to expand apron

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Airports across the state continue to receive federal grant funding for projects. The latest is the Auburn-Lewiston Airport, which will receive $899,480 to aid in the expansion and rehabilitation of...

Canadian tourism in Maine continues to drop

For the third year in a row, Canadian tourism in Maine dropped, with 4.1 million of our northerly neighbors visiting Vacationland in 2015, down from the 5.5 million in 2013.

Maine gas prices jump for the first time in months

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All good things must come to an end, including several months of low gas prices in Maine and across the country, as the average price for a gallon of gas in the Pine Tree State jumped by a nickel to...

New auto dealership creates Waldoboro jobs

The opening of Tucker Chevrolet, a new dealership in Waldoboro, is expected to bring 10 to 15 full-time jobs to the Lincoln County town.

Over $1M in federal funds awarded to Greenville airport

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Airports across the state continue to receive federal grant funding for projects. The latest is Greenville Municipal Airport, which was awarded $1,014,117 for the construction of a 4,700-foot...

Ridership aboard The Cat rises, but empty seats remain

Despite an increase in the average daily ridership aboard Bay Ferries Ltd.'s new Portland-to-Nova ferry service, The Cat is still operating below capacity.

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