PEMBROKE — Local residents were joined by people from other Washington County communities Friday in railing against and questioning a proposed project to build a dam-like structure across the Pennamaquan River to generate electricity
PORTLAND — The Portland City Council on Monday revived a study group charged with plotting the future of the embattled Congress Square and ordered the panel to consider the possibility of a rooftop park over an event center there.
PORTLAND — The New York-based owner of four biomass plants in Maine plans to restart its Ashland operation by the end of the year, with a ramp-up that will include hiring 25 people, buying mill and forest byproducts and assessing and re-tuning equipment.
PORTLAND — Wyman Station, the state’s largest power plant, is no longer on the market as its owners saw increasing profits from the oil-fired power plant in the first quarter of 2014, when winter constraints on natural gas supply for electric generation resulted in greater demand for power from the oil-fired generator.
ORONO — After years of painstaking research, scientists and fishermen have made substantial progress in learning how to grow seaweed, oysters, mussels, salmon and other marine species along the coast of Maine.
ROCKLAND — Opponents to a mandatory pay-per-bag trash disposal law collected far more signatures than needed in fewer than two weeks to ask residents at referendum in November to repeal the ordinance approved in City Council.
PENOBSCOT, Maine — Oysters have developed a heavy presence in a tidal estuary that separates three Blue Hill Peninsula towns, and not everybody is celebrating their arrival. It’s not the mere presence of the mollusks that some people object to so much. It’s the way they have moved in.