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Survey: Maine electric car owners love their cars, save money on fuel

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The Natural Resources Council of Maine released today the results of its second comprehensive survey of Maine's registered electric car owners. Among its findings: There are twice as many electric...

‘Husky Line’ bus route will connect Portland, Gorham and Westbrook

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The Greater Portland Transit District on Monday rolled out its new Husky Line buses connecting Gorham, Westbrook and Portland with University of Southern Maine campuses in Portland and Gorham.

Portland Pipe Line Corp. weighs appeal of ‘Clear Skies’ ruling

A federal judge at U.S. District Court in Portland ruled Friday that South Portland’s 2014 “Clear Skies” ordinance banning on bulk crude oil imports into the city did not violate...

Check out Portland Ship Yard’s new 300-ton travelift

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Portland Ship Yard owner Phineas Sprague is unveiling this afternoon a new 300 metric ton Marine Travelift that he’s named “Babe” in a nod to the legendary blue ox who was Paul...

Rockland's commercial fish pier awarded $830K grant from EDA

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The U.S. Department of Commerce's Economic Development Administration is awarding a $830,000 grant to Rockland to renovate the city's commercial fish pier.

Acadia deferred maintenance cost drops slightly

Acadia National Park has a list of more than 350 deferred maintenance projects with an estimated price tag of $59.8 million, which is roughly $10 million less than its backlog reported in 2017.

SMCC dedicates research pier to Grondin family

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A research pier at the Southern Maine Community College campus in South Portland at its Aug. 9 dedication was named the Grondin Memorial Pier in honor of Philip H. Grondin Sr. and his family for...

UMaine to lead regional R&D effort for better roads and bridges

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The University of Maine is establishing a new federally funded University Transportation Center on the Orono campus that will research and develop new technologies to extend the life of bridges,...

County commissioners approve lighting upgrade for Bar Harbor airport

The Hancock County-Bar Harbor Airport in Trenton will receive a $1.7 million lighting upgrade.

Bar Harbor goes with The CAT over local ferry service

The Bar Harbor Town Council rejected a proposal from Downeast Windjammer Cruise Lines owner Steve Pagels to establish a car ferry service between Bar Harbor and Nova Scotia.