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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May 2, 2016
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April 30, 2016
Comments Off on State to extend multiuse Sunrise Trail into central Ellsworth
“I think it is great for Ellsworth,” David Cole, Ellsworth’s city manager, said. “We’re building quite an asset to the community.”
April 23, 2016
Comments Off on Portland Jetport to add direct flights to Bar Harbor, Long Island
Elite Airways is announcing new routes and destinations from the Portland International Jetport, including direct flights to Bar Harbor and Long Island, New York.
April 20, 2016
Comments Off on PERC’s claimed deal for commercial trash is latest salvo in Maine waste war
The majority owner of the Penobscot Energy Recovery Co. says it has struck an agreement with Casella Waste Systems to deliver commercial waste from around the region to its incinerator in Orrington.
April 19, 2016
Comments Off on Maine Maritime Academy seeks to buy land at former Bucksport mill site
The Maine Maritime Academy has reached a preliminary agreement to acquire approximately six acres at the former Verso paper mill site in Bucksport, a school official said Tuesday.
April 8, 2016
Comments Off on Jackson Lab looking to open Ellsworth facility by 2018
After years of anticipation, Jackson Laboratory is putting its plans for expanding to Ellsworth into motion.
March 31, 2016
Comments Off on FCC approves sale of four Bangor radio stations
Pine Tree Broadcasting LLC, which owns radio station WRMO 93.7 FM The Wave in Bar Harbor, had its purchase of four Bangor-area radio stations approved by the Federal Communications Commission this week. The stations, WGUY 94.1 FM and AM affiliates WGUY 1230 AM, WNZS 1340 AM and WWNZ 1400 AM, …
March 25, 2016
Comments Off on Bucksport mill demolition still on hold
After coming to a halt earlier this month, demolition work at the former Verso Paper mill has yet to resume, according to a town official.
March 23, 2016
Comments Off on Rockefeller Family Fund drops Exxon, divests from fossil fuels
HOUSTON — The Rockefeller Family Fund said on Wednesday it will divest from fossil fuels as quickly as possible and “eliminate holdings” of Exxon Mobil Corp., saying the oil company associated with the family fortune has misled the public about climate change risks. The U.S.-based charity also will get rid …