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York considers getting rid of overhead utility lines in village district

With the federal government picking up 80% of the $4 million tab of reconstructing several intersections and streets as part of the York Village revitalization project, town officials are thinking...

Vote on Maine Water Co.'s parent firm's merger set for Nov. 16

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Connecticut Water Service Inc. (NASDAQ: CTWS) announced Monday that the independent proxy advisory firm Institutional Shareholder Services Inc.recommends that Connecticut Water shareholders vote...

PUC won't decide CMP's $950M transmission line project until March

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The three-member Maine Public Utilities Commission issued an order on Friday that extends its review of Central Maine Power's $950 million New England Clean Energy Connect transmission line project...

$40M LIHEAP funding to help Maine’s low-income families stay warm

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The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services will release $39.8 million in funding to Maine through the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program. The funding includes $1.45 million for tribal...

Brunswick energy technician training center expands

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An increase in the need for trained professionals in the heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration field has prompted the expansion of the Maine Energy Marketers Technical Education...

PUC cancels next week's hearings over CMP's transmission project

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The three-member Maine Public Utilities Commission issued a procedural order today granting an intervenor's request that several hearings scheduled next week for Central Maine Power's $950 milion New...

New study stokes the debate over oil heat versus wood

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A report by the Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry claims more than 100 major buildings in Maine have made the conversion.

CMP nixes overhead crossing of scenic Kennebec Gorge in bid to win over critics

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In a bid to address concerns of state environmental regulators, host communities and other stakeholders, Central Maine Power plans to avoid an aerial crossing over the scenic Kennebec Gorge as part...

Opponents and advocates make their final arguments on CMP's New England Clean Energy Connect

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Maine Public Utilities Commission held its final public witness hearing Wednesday on Central Maine Power Co.'s $950 million New England Clean Energy Connect project, at which opponents outnumbered...

CMP storm recovery winding down, full service expected today

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Crews from AVANGRID affiliate companies in Connecticut and New York are helping Central Maine Power Co. to restore power to remaining customers who lost service when strong winds came through Maine...