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Canadian ferry service details proposal for Bar Harbor base

Posted by on Jul 17, 2018 in Local News | Comments Off on Canadian ferry service details proposal for Bar Harbor base

BAR HARBOR, Maine — A Canadian firm operating a high-speed ferry between Maine and Nova Scotia says it will spend $3 million to improve a proposed new base in Bar Harbor. The town received the 15-page proposal to relocate The CAT from Portland to Bar Harbor last week. The Bangor Daily News reports Bay Ferries says it will spend $3 million in infrastructure improvements to the idle property and will also pay Bar Harbor at least $200,000 in annual rent for five years. The Bar Harbor Town Council will discuss the proposal and will speak directly with Bay Ferries CEO Mark MacDonald. Based on...

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Court upholds 2014 firing of Bar Harbor police chief

Posted by on Jul 16, 2018 in Local News | Comments Off on Court upholds 2014 firing of Bar Harbor police chief

Bill Trotter | BDN By Nick Sambides Jr., BDN Staff • July 16, 2018 1:51 pm ELLSWORTH, Maine — A Superior Court judge has dismissed former Bar Harbor police Chief Nate Young’s civil lawsuit claiming he was wrongful fired over 4 years ago. Bar Harbor’s top cop for 23 years, Young in his lawsuit claimed that Bar Harbor officials denied him due process when he was fired in January 2014, that his firing was “arbitrary, capricious, an abuse of discretion, legally erroneous” and “unsupported by substantial...

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Reunion RSVP deadline nears

Posted by on Jul 15, 2018 in Local News | Comments Off on Reunion RSVP deadline nears

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For $15 million you can buy the most expensive home for sale in Maine

Posted by on Jul 14, 2018 in Local News | Comments Off on For $15 million you can buy the most expensive home for sale in Maine

Courtesy of The Knowles Company By Emily Burnham, BDN Staff • July 14, 2018 7:00 am Updated: July 14, 2018 1:37 pm If you have a cool $15 million burning a hole in your pocket — or you can afford an $88,000 per month mortgage — East of Eden, one of the last remaining summer estate properties in Bar Harbor, is for sale. Located at 145 Eden St., just down the road from College of the Atlantic, this 15,000 square foot palatial estate, formerly known as Eegonos, was built by architect Guy Lowell in 1910,...

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Portland envisions its waterfront without Nova Scotia ferry service

Posted by on Jul 13, 2018 in Local News | Comments Off on Portland envisions its waterfront without Nova Scotia ferry service

Bay Ferries’ high-speed Cat, which links Portland to Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, is moored Wednesday along the waterfront. City officials say that if Portland were to lose the ferry service, the valuable real estate between the Maine State Pier and Ocean Gateway could be repurposed. Staff photo by Ben McCanna Portland is preparing for the end of high-speed ferry service to Nova Scotia. Bay Ferries Ltd., the company that has operated the service for the past three years, is expected to unveil a proposal next week to restore a town-owned ferry terminal in Bar Harbor and restart service from there...

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Portland envisions its waterfront without Nova Scotia ferry service …

Posted by on Jul 12, 2018 in Local News | Comments Off on Portland envisions its waterfront without Nova Scotia ferry service …

Bay Ferries’ high-speed Cat, which links Portland to Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, is moored Wednesday along the waterfront. City officials say that if Portland were to lose the ferry service, the valuable real estate between the Maine State Pier and Ocean Gateway could be repurposed. Staff photo by Ben McCanna Portland is preparing for the end of high-speed ferry service to Nova Scotia. Bay Ferries Ltd., the company that has operated the service for the past three years, is expected to unveil a proposal next week to restore a town-owned ferry terminal in Bar Harbor and restart service from there...

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