As Columbia Falls considers whether to pause the patriotic theme park, the Worcester family announces it is returning money to donors.
Money & Business
Housing crisis solutions eyed by Maine Legislature
A number of bills are being considered to help communities with the housing crunch: “We need more housing where it makes sense long-term.”
Washington County business was cited for record-keeping and workplace safety violations
Worcester Resources defends its track record, says it is proud of the way it treats employees.
Federal Marine Terminals acquired by Canadian stevedoring company
Logistec Stevedoring Inc., a subsidiary of Logistec Corporation, is a leading North American marine and environmental services provider based in Montreal.
Eastport Port Authority ready for cruise ships, first shipment of wood chips
“We’re happy to see cargo operations return,” said executive director Chris Gardner. The port terminal saw only one cargo ship last year, its worst year ever.
Pembroke becomes latest Maine town to put a moratorium on development
Voters overwhelmingly approve a measure to pause development, amid concerns about a resident who has purchased hundreds of acres of land over the past several years.
A port in the storm: Eastport’s historic port navigates new challenges
The deepest seaport on the Eastern seaboard has been hurt by the pandemic and geopolitics, but has hopes and plans for a recovery.
There’s an ugly side to Maine harness racing
Horses have been subjected to drugging and abuse, with more than 600 violations issued by the state governing body for the sport since 2016.
Can a town just dissolve? Dennysville considers de-organizing.
Fifty-three towns across Maine, including 11 in Washington County, have reverted to unorganized status.
Grants awarded to provide broadband in 31 communities
Communities include Bancroft, Brookton, Danforth, Drew Plantation, Glenwood Plantation, Haynesville, Orient, Reed Plantation, and Weston.
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