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Trenton business replaces massive stolen American flag

May 26, 2016

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“The new flag is up and looks beautiful!”

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Seafood, bioscience get boost from latest Maine tech grants

May 19, 2016

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The city of Ellsworth has landed a state grant to support development of bioscience businesses in the region, as part of a series of grant awards that will also give money to support seafood industry initiatives.

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Census: Bangor lost population again in 2015

May 19, 2016

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PORTLAND, Maine — Bangor’s population continued to drop in 2015, according to newly released estimates that show growth across the largest southern Maine communities and in Waterville last year. Among the state’s 35 most populous communities — from Portland to Gray — Bangor’s population is among the fastest to decline …

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This tiny Maine town is staking its future on Chinese foodies

May 16, 2016

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Little Cranberry, an island of 70 inhabitants, and China, a nation of 1.4 billion people, increasingly find themselves connected by the shifting currents of the world economy.

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Growing the ‘port’ in Bucksport could bring jobs

May 9, 2016

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What sets Bucksport apart, along with its deep water, are two key assets: natural gas and rail.

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Bar Harbor Bank acquires NH bank chain for $143 million

May 6, 2016

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Bar Harbor Bankshares has reached a $143 million deal to buy the Newport, New Hampshire-based Lake Sunapee Bank Group, expanding its footprint throughout northern New England.

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Feds: Acadia’s economic impact increased by $34 million in 2015

May 4, 2016

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Maine’s only national park, which last year had its highest estimated annual visitation mark since 1995, contributed more than $300 million to the local economy last year, according to federal officials.

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Maine’s 2016 cruise passenger count expected to rise

May 2, 2016

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Overall, 376 cruise ship visits carrying a projected statewide total of more than 283,000 passengers are expected to be spread out among nine Maine ports this year.

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State to extend multiuse Sunrise Trail into central Ellsworth

April 30, 2016

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“I think it is great for Ellsworth,” David Cole, Ellsworth’s city manager, said. “We’re building quite an asset to the community.”

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Portland Jetport to add direct flights to Bar Harbor, Long Island

April 23, 2016

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Elite Airways is announcing new routes and destinations from the Portland International Jetport, including direct flights to Bar Harbor and Long Island, New York.

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