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Local news for Yarmouth, NS continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

8 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

Portland celebrates arrival of Nova Star, restoration of ferry service to Nova Scotia

Dockworkers haul a bowline around a bollard as the Nova Star arrives in Portland for the first time on Thursday.

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Related Topix: Portland, ME, Canada, US Coast Guard, US Military, US News, Yarmouth, ME

14 hrs ago | Sun Journal

Maine-Nova Scotia ferry arrives in Portland

The new ferry that will connect Maine to Nova Scotia is making its first appearance in the state's largest city.

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Related Topix: Canada, Yarmouth, ME

Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Chronicle Herald

New ferry Nova Star arrives in Yarmouth

Students brave heavy winds as they wait for the arrival of the new passenger ferry Nova Star in Yarmouth on Tuesday.

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

Kennebec Journal

In Nova Scotia, jubilation greets new ferry to Portland

Hundreds of people gathered on vantage points along the harbor on Wednesday to glimpse the arrival of an economic lifeboat - a new ferry that will connect the town to America.

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Related Topix: Yarmouth, ME, Canada, Rockland, ME

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Nova News Now

Play group for dogs wants permanent home

An expanding group of dog owners is communicating daily to plan play dates for their pets in locally fenced areas.

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Related Topix: Canada,

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Maine-Nova Scotia ferry to finish first voyage

The new ferry that will connect Maine to Nova Scotia is nearing the end of its first journey after traversing thousands of miles of ocean from where it was manufactured in Singapore.

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Related Topix: Canada,

Thu Apr 10, 2014

CBC News

American navy drone wanders into Canadian airspace off N.S.

An American navy drone crossed into Canadian airspace this week southwest of Yarmouth.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Navy, Canada, World News, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 737, Aircraft

Mon Apr 07, 2014

Bangor Daily News

Portland council approves 7-year lease deal to clear way for return of Nova Scotia ferry service

PORTLAND, Maine - The Portland City Council on Monday night approved a lease that will secure the Maine side of a new Nova Scotia ferry service for as long as seven years.

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Related Topix: Portland, ME, Canada, us Travel, Travel, Yarmouth, ME

Thu Mar 27, 2014

Nova News Now

Digging out and cleaning up from spring blizzard Photo

Snow blowers are getting a workout as Yarmouth was digging itself out Thursday from Wednesday's blizzard.

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Related Topix: Blizzard, Canada, Hurricane, Natural Disasters

Tue Mar 25, 2014

Nova News Now

Tickets now on sale for Nova Star Cruises ferry service; website up and running

People can now make reservations to travel aboard the Nova Star , the new, 161-metre cruise-ferry, that will make daily roundtrip crossings between Yarmouth, Nova Scotia and Portland, Maine starting on May 15. One-way fares range from $79 to $139 for adults and $39 to $64 for children five to 12 years of age, depending on the date of travel.

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Related Topix: Canada, Portland, ME

Wed Mar 19, 2014

Kennebec Journal

Portland-Nova Scotia ferry gets OK to sell tickets

The operators of the planned ferry to Nova Scotia can begin selling tickets after receiving permission from a U.S. federal agency on Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Prison, Canada

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