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  1. Nova Scotia-Maine ferry service to end nearly three weeks earlier than plannedRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2014 | The Winnipeg Free Press

    The head of the ferry service that links Nova Scotia with Maine says the company is ending its first sailing season nearly three weeks earlier than planned, citing a lack of passengers. Mark Amundsen, CEO of Nova Star Cruises, said Monday there was a significant drop in passenger bookings after the Thanksgiving weekend.

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  2. Nova Scotia-Maine ferry service to end nearly three weeks earlier than plannedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2014 | The Winnipeg Free Press

    Nova Star Cruises has announced it will make its final run from Yarmouth, N.S., to Portland, Maine, on Oct. 14. Amundsen says the company's ability to secure enough business through motor coach tours in October was hindered because of when it was chosen to run the service. Amundsen says 23 motor coach tours have been booked for this season and 31 are already planned for next year.

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  3. Plenty of light! Federal government shedding lighthouses; buyers transform themRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2014 | The Winnipeg Free Press

    Technological advances and a desire to purge unneeded properties have paved the way for the federal government to get rid of more than 100 lighthouses over the last 14 years, and it intends to keep selling and giving them away. The sold lighthouses, located on both coasts and in the Great Lakes states, have become everything from museums to bed-and-breakfasts.

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  4. Plenty of light! Federal government shedding lighthouses; buyers transform themRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2014 | The Winnipeg Free Press

    Technological advances and a desire to purge unneeded properties have paved the way for the federal government to get rid of more than 100 lighthouses over the last 14 years, and it intends to keep selling and giving them away. The sold lighthouses, located on both coasts and in the Great Lakes states, have become everything from museums to bed-and-breakfasts.

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  5. New England's tallest lighthouse, standing 133 feet tall, sells for $78,000 to Maine manRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 3, 2014 | The Winnipeg Free Press

    A federal government spokeswoman says the General Services Administration has accepted a bid for the Boon Island Light Station off York, Maine.

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  6. Portland, Maine's free summer concert series set for July and AugustRead the original story

    Jul 7, 2014 | The Winnipeg Free Press

    Maine's largest city will host a series of outdoor summer concerts on Wednesday and Thursday nights in July and August.

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  7. Ballot issue on tiny park in Portland, Maine, divides residents on eve of referendumRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2014 | The Winnipeg Free Press

    City residents, less than a year after legalizing marijuana, are going to the polls again to settle a squabble over a half-acre park that evolved into a much larger debate over the future of the city's public parks.

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