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Few answers even as Bay Ferries move to Bar Harbor steams ahead

Posted by on Feb 15, 2019 in Local News | Comments Off on Few answers even as Bay Ferries move to Bar Harbor steams ahead

It’s full steam ahead for the planned move of a high-speed ferry between Nova Scotia and Maine. The privately-operated service, operated by Bay Ferries Ltd., is one step closer to shifting from Portland, Maine, to Bar Harbor after the town officially took control of a local ferry terminal form the State of Maine at the beginning of the month. But with only four months until the start of the sailing season, there’s still no lease agreement in place for the ferry service, better known as the CAT, to dock in Bar Harbor. READ MORE: Nova Scotia ferry’s port switch...

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January births at MDI Hospital

Posted by on Feb 14, 2019 in Local News | Comments Off on January births at MDI Hospital

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‘Housing crisis’ is Jackson Lab’s biggest challenge, top official says

Posted by on Feb 13, 2019 in Local News | Comments Off on ‘Housing crisis’ is Jackson Lab’s biggest challenge, top official says

The Jackson Laboratory has been expanding beyond its Bar Harbor headquarters at an unprecedented rate over the past few years, building a mouse-breeding facility in Ellsworth, partnering with the University of Connecticut in a new genomic research facility and expanding its presence into China. That growth has had it challenges. The lab sought to expand to Florida a decade ago before running into obstacles and later deciding on Connecticut, it recently filed suit over construction delays in Ellsworth, and it is still trying to reach a settlement with a Chinese university that it says violated...

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As EMTs retire, training course aims to fill ranks

Posted by on Feb 12, 2019 in Local News | Comments Off on As EMTs retire, training course aims to fill ranks

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Committee to review Great Harbor bill

Posted by on Feb 11, 2019 in Local News | Comments Off on Committee to review Great Harbor bill

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Bar Harbor Moves To Restore International Ferry Service With Purchase Of Terminal Property

Posted by on Feb 10, 2019 in Local News | Comments Off on Bar Harbor Moves To Restore International Ferry Service With Purchase Of Terminal Property

The town of Bar Harbor is closer to seeing the return of international ferry service after a 10-year hiatus. Last Thursday the town closed on the $3.5 million purchase of the Eden Street ferry terminal property from the Maine Department of Transportation. Bar Harbor Town Manager Cornell Knight says Bay Ferries Ltd., which operates The Cat Ferry, anticipates signing a lease over the next week or so.   “But they’re still working out details with customs and border protections, which have been delayed due to the government shutdown,” Knight says.   Knight says the Town...

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