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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.

Three groups recommend cruise ship limits in Rockland

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Rockland City Council is considering limits on cruise ships proposed by three advisory groups.

Frontier Airlines expands its nonstop service from Portland to two Gulf Coast airports

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Frontier Airlines announced today that it will offer seasonal nonstop service from the Portland International Jetport to the Gulf Coast of Florida, serving both Fort Myers and Tampa, starting Nov. 15.

Here's the order of the four bond questions on November's ballot

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Secretary of State Matthew Dunlap established by a drawing held Thursday the order of the bond questions for November's ballot.

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