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Ozzy Osbourne to ride 'Crazy Train' into Bangor for 10th Waterfront Concerts season

Renee Cordes |

Bangor’s Waterfront Concerts on Monday announced heavy-metal headliner Ozzy Osbourne as the first artist of its 10th anniversary season in 2019.

Bucksport aims to pitch itself as cruise ship destination

Bucksport, a 5,000-population town on the Penobscot River, will start pitching itself to major passenger cruise lines this winter, the Bangor Daily News reported, citing Richard Rotella, the town's...

Maine Tourism Association to create staffing service for members

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The Maine Tourism Association announced today that it will develop a staffing service that will recruit workers from other states, as well as help seasonal businesses form partnerships to share...

Work continues on management plan for Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument

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The National Park Service continues to seek public comments about the long-term management plan for Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument that’s under development.

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...

Levant orchard’s corn maze wins USA Today’s Readers’ Choice Award

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Treworgy Family Orchards in Levant has been named “Best Corn Maze in America” in this year’s USA Today 10 Best Readers’ Choice Awards.

UMA architecture students design weather-resistant benches friendly to seniors

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Augusta's Mill Park features two new weather-resistant and senior-friendly benches, the culmination of a year of design and building by three students from the bachelor's of architecture degree...

Bar Harbor to sign lease with Bay Ferries, setting stage for CAT to leave Portland

Laurie Schreiber |

Bar Harbor Town Council voted unanimously to authorize a five-year lease agreement with Atlantic Fleet Services Corp., allowing it to contract with Bay Ferries Ltd. to reinstitute high-speed ferry...

Ski areas putting snowmaking to test as they gear up for new season

Maureen Milliken |

Maine's mountains are still glowing orange and gold, but ski areas are gearing up to see white — thanks to continuing investments in their snowmaking equipment — as the winter season...

Development projects taking shape in Rockland, Boothbay, Walpole

Renee Cordes |

Maine's Midcoast is much more than a summer tourist destination as evidenced by continued businesses openings in downtown Rockland, the Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens' $50-million drive...

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