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Port official set to take over Cruise Maine

A firm led by port official Patrick Arnold won a bid to run CruiseMaine, Cruise Industry News reported.

MDOT lands grant to upgrade 22 rail bridges in northern Maine


The U.S. Department of Transportation will award $7.89 million in funding to the Maine Department of Transportation for the Maine Railroad Bridge Capacity project in northeastern Maine.

Brunswick Landing, BIW get good news on federal funding


U.S. Sens. Susan Collins, R-Maine, and Angus King, I-Maine, announced that the U.S. Navy awarded $11.39 million to Bath Iron Works and the Federal Aviation Administration more than $2 million for...

Hermann receives Maine AGC's 'major achievement in construction' award


Doug Hermann, president of the Richmond-based Wyman and Simpson Inc., is the winner of the Associated General Contractors of Maine's “major achievement in construction” award.

FAA awards $5.5 million for two Maine airport projects


Two Maine airport projects are slated to receive $5.5 million in federal funding through the Federal Aviation Administration.

NIMBY: Arrested development, as neighborhoods test veto power on zoning decisions

Renee Cordes |

In Portland, citizens are seeking signatures to put a measure on the ballot that would would essentially give neighborhoods veto rights over proposed zoning changes.

Maine lawmakers back roads bond; two other proposals stall

Lawmakers approved putting a $105 million transportation bond proposal on the November ballot, but two other bond proposals were tabled in the Maine House of Representatives due to lack of support.

Portland cold-storage plan inches ahead

Renee Cordes |

Americold Logistics LLC's plan to build a cold-storage warehouse in Portland, where Icelandic-owned shipping company Eimskip USA would be the anchor tenant, cleared an important hurdle this week...

Eastport rededicates $15 million breakwater

The City of Eastport's rebuilt $15 million breakwater is open for business, providing deep-water berthing for cruise ships, cargo vessels, fishing boats, yachts and U.S. Navy and Coast Guard boats.

Rangeley airport receives $532K grant for expansion project


The U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded $531,999 to the Steven A. Bean Municipal Airport in Rangeley to support work to expand and reconstruct the airport’s apron.