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Legal challenge to Bar Harbor ferry zoning shot down

A Maine Superior Court judge has rejected a challenge to a Bar Harbor zoning amendment that allows redevelopment of the Eden Street ferry terminal.

Maine to get seven new high-speed electric-car charging stations

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Seven new high-speed electric-car charging stations planned for Maine’s highways will allow eco-minded motorists to juice up their vehicles “in about the same time it takes to enjoy...

Six Maine paving plants part of $555M sale to global firm

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A Connecticut-based company that owns six hot-mix asphalt facilities in Maine sold its asphalt plants and paving division for $555 million to Eurovia SAS, a subsidiary of the Vinci Group in France,...

Saco, Scarborough plan ‘business-friendly’ Route 1 improvements

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The city of Saco and town of Scarborough are partnering with the Portland Area Comprehensive Transportation System to develop a business-friendly plan of improvements for U.S. Route 1.

School districts report a ‘crisis’ due to shortage of bus drivers

Maine’s school districts are experiencing an acute shortage of bus drivers.

Feds pump $73M into Maine for infrastructure projects

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Maine will be receiving almost $73 million from the federal government for transportation and water infrastructure projects across the state.

Bar Harbor's deal for former CAT terminal rescheduled

Laurie Schreiber |

A plan for the state to sell the former CAT ferry terminal to the town of Bar Harbor has been delayed by the LePage administration.

Preservationists sound alarm over Boothbay Harbor demolitions

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Sixteen buildings have been demolished in Boothbay Harbor in the last two years, prompting Maine Preservation to ask the town to take a closer look at how it’s managing historic and cultural...

Bar Harbor to partner with trade association on impact study of cruise ships

Laurie Schreiber |

Despite concerns from a member of the Bar Harbor Town Council, the governing body agreed this week to partner with the Cruise Lines International Association to study the potential impact of cruise...

Construction jobs are down, but infrastructure seen as way to turn that around

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The Portland-South Portland metro area lost construction jobs at a faster rate than all but nine other metro areas in the year that ended in October, but attention to infrastructure investment can...

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