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Mixed signals: Is Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument on 'the list'?


Two days after President Donald Trump signed an executive order directing the U.S. Department of the Interior to review 26 land and marine national monuments stretching back over 20 years, it's still...

Newly named 'Visit Portland' releases 2016 tourism stats


The Greater Portland area hosted 5.4 million visitors in 2016 who spent $682 million at area businesses and generated $67 million in taxes, according to figures out on Thursday.

Trump calls for review of national monuments

President Donald Trump signed an executive order today calling for a review of land and marine national monuments stretching back over 20 years, but it's unclear whether the directive will include...

Maine Maritime Museum welcomes home the Mary E


The oldest Bath-built wooden schooner still afloat arrived home on Sunday, greeted by hundreds of people at a Maine Maritime Museum party celebrating the Mary E’s return.

Audit: Camden exceeds voter-approved bond in Ragged Mountain development

An audit of the redevelopment of the Ragged Mountain Recreation Area, which includes the Camden Snow Bowl, shows that the town exceeded its voter-authorized $2 million bond expenditure by $743,134.

Sunday River Resort to invest $2.1M in new chairlift

Sunday River Resort plans to break ground next month on a new $2.1 million, three-passenger chairlift.

Caribou looks to visitors and events to boost economy

Christina Kane-Gibson, recently hired as Caribou’s new marketing and events coordinator, is planning new tourist draws, including collaborations with other cities in Aroostook County.

Auburn golf course's new owner scouting sites for mushroom facility

As the new owner of the Prospect Hill Golf Course in Auburn prepares for next month's opening, she's also on the lookout for land suitable for a 15-acre mushroom-growing facility.

L/A's balloon fest punctured?

Concerns over the financial management of the popular Great Falls Balloon Festival, which draws tens of thousands of people to Lewiston and Auburn, have left its status in doubt.

Historic inn at Pemaquid sold

The 19th-century Bradley Inn at Pemaquid Point has new owners.