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Tuesday | Boston.com

Nova Star Facing Early Financial Challenges

The 528-foot, $165 million Nova Star ferry dwarfs the city of Portland's fire boat as it prepares to leave Portland, Maine, on its first commercial run to Yarmouth, Nova Scotia in May. Robert F. Bukaty/AP The Nova Star ferry service, offering travelers a route from Portland, Maine to Nova Scotia, appears to have hit rough waters early on.

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Related Topix: Portland, ME, Canada,

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Bangor Daily News

Portland-Nova Scotia ferry service draws early on provincial loan to stay afloat

Nova Scotia provincial officials on Thursday advanced the Nova Star ferry service the last $2.1 million of a $21 million government loan that was originally planned to be distributed over seven years.

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Related Topix: Canada, Bar Harbor, ME, Yarmouth, ME

Fri Jul 18, 2014

USA Today

Nova Star ferry connects Maine and Nova Scotia

The new passenger and vehicle ferry Nova Star began service between Portland, Maine, and Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, in May. It's the first ferry to service the route in four years.

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Related Topix: Canada, Portland, ME, Travel

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Nova News Now

Giant Tiger chooses Yarmouth as site for new store

The new Giant Tiger, which will be approximately 20,000 square feet, will be located at 130 Starrs Road Plaza, which is the strip mall that houses Reitmans, PetValu, Dollarama and Bulk Barn.

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Related Topix: Canada,

Sat Jul 05, 2014

Cape Breton Post

High Winds Knock Out Power to Thousands Across Province

Emergency crews respond to a power outage in Sydney's North End late Saturday afternoon.

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Related Topix: Weather, Canada, North America, World News,

The Washington Post

Arthur Headed for Nova Scotia After Downgrade to Tropical Storm

Tropical storm Arthur, downgraded from a hurricane, is moving toward Nova Scotia, threatening to disrupt a music festival on Prince Edward Island after causing delays to July 4 celebrations from Maryland to Maine.

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Related Topix: Canada, World News, Science / Technology

CBS Local

Arthur Causes Some Outages, Flooding In Mass. Before Moving Out

After brushing Massachusetts on Friday, Arthur was downgraded to a tropical storm early Saturday and its winds weakened to 70 mph as continued moving north.

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Related Topix: Canada, Nantucket, MA

National Hurricane Center

Summary for Hurricane ARTHUR

SUMMARY OF WATCHES AND WARNINGS IN EFFECT... A TROPICAL STORM WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR... * NANTUCKET * CAPE COD FROM PROVINCETOWN TO WOODS HOLE * NOVA SCOTIA INCLUDING CAPE BRETON ISLAND * PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND * NEW BRUNSWICK FROM THE U.S./CANADA BORDER TO GRAND-ANSE IN ADDITION...HIGH WIND WARNINGS...FOR WINDS IN EXCESS OF 40 MPH... ARE IN EFFECT ... (more)

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Related Topix: Hurricane, Hurricane Arthur, Weather, Natural Disasters, Canada, Woods Hole, MA, Provincetown, MA, World News

Red Bluff Daily News

Arthur leaves little damage, beaches in business

Businesses on two of North Carolina's barrier islands hoped to salvage the rest of the holiday weekend after Arthur clipped the state without causing major damage as it churned north toward Nova Scotia, Canada.

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Related Topix: North Carolina, Canada, World News, Hurricane, Natural Disasters, Tornado, Life, Holidays, 4th of July

Fri Jul 04, 2014

The Las Vegas Sun

Hurricane Arthur churns north toward Nova Scotia

The storm's maximum sustained winds were about 75 mph early Saturday morning. It was moving at about 31 mph and located about 75 miles southwest of Yarmouth, Nova Scotia.

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Related Topix: Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Arthur, Canada, Hatteras, NC

Thu Jul 03, 2014

SFGate

New ferry service between Nova Scotia and Maine

The Moselsteig, a new long-distance walking trail along Germany's Mosel River, includes Grevenburg castle in Traben-Trarbach.

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Related Topix: Canada, Portland, ME, World News, Germany, Travel

The Winnipeg Free Press

Arthur likely to lose strength but bring heavy winds, rain to Atlantic Canada

A storm headed towards the Maritimes is expected to lose its hurricane strength when it arrives in the region Saturday, but still carry potent winds and heavy rains.

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Related Topix: Hurricane, Natural Disasters, Tornado, North America, Canada, World News, Weather

WMTW-TV Auburn

Thursday Evening headlines from WMTW News 8

AND, I'M STEVE MINICH. IT'S BEEN A ROUGHT NIGHT IN SOUTHERNMOST MAINE AND ESPECIALLY, SEACOAST NEW HAMPSHIRE... HERE'S THE OMINOUS SKY IN STRATHAM FROM HAYLA CURRIE...WHO WAS OUT RIGHT BEFORE THAT TORNADO WARNING.

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Related Topix: Weather, York County, ME, Portland, ME, Canada

The Chronicle Herald

Web.com Canadian expansion to benefit Nova Scotia

Nova Scotia will benefit as Web.com Group, Inc. , the big United States web services company, embarks on an aggressive Canadian expansion plan, CEO David Brown said Thursday in Halifax.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, Small Business, Personal Finance,

Wed Jul 02, 2014

The Chronicle Herald

Flying on tax dollars

Natural Resources Minister Zach Churchill, shown Feb. 26 in Shubenacadie, is defending the cost of a trip he took for an announcement related to the Nova Star ferry service.

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Related Topix: Canada, North America, World News, Portland, ME

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