February 15, 2013 RSS feed / Maine

Bangor Daily News nixes pursuit of gun permit list

BANGOR Beset by a firestorm of controversy, the Bangor Daily News rescinded its request of police agencies across the state to obtain lists of concealed weapons permit holders. More...

Company eyeing ferry run has vessel pact

ELIOT (AP) — A Maine company that wants to operate ferry service between Portland and Nova Scotia says it has an agreement to lease a new $165 million vessel and could start service this summer if it is awarded a contract. More...

Studies: National park could create 450 to 1,000 jobs

PORTLAND (AP) — A pair of studies commissioned by a foundation that wants to create a national park in northern Maine suggest that communities near federal parks have better economic performance than other rural communities and that creation of More...

Judge’s ruling favors MMA

BANGOR (AP) — A federal judge has ruled that the Maine Municipal Association acted within its free speech rights when it donated $2 million to political action groups in attempts to influence referendum campaigns. More...