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Sun, 28 Aug 2016 21:28:26 GMT

Casco Bay Lines ferry terminal getting $2.5 million in federal funds  -  Press Herald
The renovations will help streamline passenger, vehicular and freight movements and improve the vessel maintenance areas for Casco Bay Lines' fleet." Phase two will focus on around the terminal from vehicles coming in, passengers drop off to passengers ...
Sun, 24 Jul 2016 20:18:48 GMT
Maine boaters pulled from Casco Bay after sailboat overturns  -  NewsOK.com
The Portland Press Herald reports (http://bit.ly/2am75tJ ) that Casco Bay Lines Capt. John Tracy said he saw the four in the water and his crew tossed a life ring to one woman and pulled her aboard. He said the fire boat rescued the other three. Tracy ...
Sun, 24 Jul 2016 15:26:30 GMT

Ferry deckhands describe dramatic rescue in Casco Bay  -  WGME
CASCO BAY (WGME) -- Four people boating in Casco Bay were saved Saturday afternoon after their sailboat capsized in stormy weather. According to Portland Fire officials, one woman was rescued by a Casco Bay Lines ferry. The Portland Fire boat pulled ...
Sat, 23 Jul 2016 22:15:15 GMT

Four people rescued from Casco Bay after their sailboat overturns in squall  -  Press Herald
John Tracy, captain of the Casco Bay Lines ferry Aucocisco, said he spotted the small boat about 4:30 p.m., shortly after heading off on a run from Portland to Great and Little Diamond islands. He said the sailboat was between Little Diamond and House ...
Thu, 14 Jul 2016 08:10:17 GMT

Maine Voices: To fathom tourists' impact on Peaks Island, imagine so many on Munjoy Hill  -  Press Herald
It has not been given proper attention; it is not just a Casco Bay Lines issue. To help the city and Portland Press Herald readers appreciate the challenges Peaks Island residents face beyond the excessive wait lines, please consider this analogy.
Thu, 07 Jul 2016 04:46:18 GMT

Large crowds strain ferries to popular Casco Bay islands  -  Press Herald
On Tuesday, Casco Bay Lines issued an apology to islanders who “had a less-than-stellar experience,” noting that it deployed staff and an extra boat in response to the “astounding” demand for a ride to Peaks. The number of Peaks-bound passengers ...
Fri, 17 Jun 2016 10:24:53 GMT

Father's Day on Casco Bay: 5 Activities to Enjoy With Your Dad  -  Bangor Daily News
Visit an Island Casco Bay is full of beautiful islands within reach of Portland. Hop on a ferry from the Casco Bay Lines terminal, or catch a private ride on one of the water taxis. Peaks Island is the most popular destination with restaurants, inns ...
Fri, 03 Jun 2016 15:59:01 GMT

Metro bus service offers free rides today with launch of ride-tracking tools  -  Press Herald
The Metro bus service has partnered with the South Portland Bus Service and Casco Bay Lines ferries on a new GPS tracking system. Gabe Souza/2011 Press Herald file. Portland-based Metro bus service is offering free rides Friday to coincide with the ...
Mon, 23 May 2016 14:15:30 GMT
Portland-Area Transit Modernizes With Ride-Tracking Tools, New Bus to Freeport  -  MassTransitMag.com (press release) (registration) (blog)
Next week, a real-time ride-tracking service will be released by Metro, the South Portland bus service and Casco Bay Lines. Customers will be able to use their smartphones or computers to monitor pickup times and schedule their travel down to the ...
Sun, 07 Feb 2016 02:07:01 GMT

Cliff Islanders surprise 'dear friend to all' to fete him as he turns 80  -  Press Herald
Chester Pettengill is presented with a plaque from Casco Bay Lines. For several decades, he served as island school custodian, fetcher of mail, greeter of ferries and "guardian angel" of Cliff Island. On Saturday, islanders and others showed their ...