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As lobster sales to Europe fall, Maine lobstermen look to Asia

The strong U.S. dollar and softer economy in Europe are driving down lobster sales this Christmas, when the tasty crustaceans are being seen as an unaffordable luxury, according to the Associated...

Sen. King pushing funding for more Arctic icebreakers

U.S. Sen. Angus King is advocating for the construction of more Coast Guard icebreakers, a move that he says would benefit the state’s economy.

South Portland-Montreal pipeline might close

The pipeline that has been sending crude oil from Portland Harbor to Montreal for nearly 75 years may become obsolete by the start of 2016 due to the upcoming completion of a major pipeline reversal...

Report: TPP would lower tariffs for Maine exporters

A report issued Thursday by the U.S. Department of Commerce said the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement would boost Maine exports to other countries in the agreement by removing...

Text of landmark trade agreement revealed

The text of the Trans-Pacific Partnership, the largest regional trade accord in history, was released Thursday, but the impact for Maine is uncertain.

For northern Maine businesses, transportation infrastructure is key

Peter Van Allen |

Business that have operations north of Bangor or outside the I-95 corridor are well acquainted with the frustrations of arranging shipping.

Maine freight railway upgrade project receives $20M federal grant

Maine will receive $20 million in federal funding to pay for more than half of freight railway upgrade project that's expected to remove bottlenecks and create faster and more reliable service.

Maine lobstermen report high prices for catch

Even with a strong year for lobster landings, Maine fishermen are reportedly receiving the highest prices for their haul since 2007.

Trans-Pacific Partnership clears key hurdle

The United States and 11 other Pacific Rim nations reached a deal on the Trans-Pacific Partnership, the largest regional trade accord in history, the New York Times reported Monday morning.

Eastport Port Authority's Chris Gardner is looking forward in Eastport

Peter Van Allen |

Chris Gardner might be forgiven if he thought the sun rises with his job.