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Steuben chosen as site of of Maine’s first sustainable space complex

STUEBEN, Maine (WMTW) - The company bluShift Aerospace, a Brunswick-based NewSpace startup, has selected Steuben as the site of Maine’s first sustainable Space Complex. “The Town of Steuben has the right geography, the right people, and the right attitude for this exciting opportunity,” said Steuben Board of Selectmen Chair Larry Pinkham. “We could not be more pleased to partner with bluShift Aerospace and to join the NewSpace race.”
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Maine town selected as the site of a sustainable rocket company

STEUBEN, Maine — The company bluShift Aerospace, a Brunswick-based NewSpace startup, has selected Steuben, ME as the site of Maine’s first sustainable Space Complex. “The Town of Steuben has the right geography, the right people, and the right attitude for this exciting opportunity,” said Steuben Board of Selectmen Chair Larry Pinkham. “We could not be more pleased to partner with bluShift Aerospace and to join the NewSpace race.”
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bluShift Aerospace finds new home

STUEBEN — Brunswick-based bluShift Aerospace announced it has selected Stueben as the site for its sustainable Space Complex. The decision comes after the company scrapped its plans of making Jonesport the destination for its launch site after local fishermen expressed concerns with how the launches would affect the environment.
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Maritime Shorts: Online ferry ticketing system, lobster boat races, shark detection buoy

ROCKLAND — The Maine Department of Transportation has announced that Maine State Ferry Service customers are now able to buy ferry tickets online. Customers who choose to purchase ferry tickets online can either print their tickets to present in person or display their tickets on their devices during the boarding process. Customers will still have the option to buy tickets at ferry terminals. Ticket prices are not changing. This online ticketing system can be accessed at www.maine.gov/ferrytix.
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Maine rocket company finds new host town for launch operations

Has announced the Down East community of Steuben is willing to host some of its operations, including offshore launches. The company earlier wanted to use an island off Jonesport to launch its rockets, but the proposal ran into opposition, especially from local lobstermen. bluShift President and CEO Sascha Deri says...
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Brunswick rocket-maker bluShift Aerospace chooses Steuben for its launch site

After reviewing several applications through a request-for-information process, the site of bluShift Aerospace’s future sea-based launches, mission control and manufacturing facility has been chosen. The Brunswick startup said Wednesday it selected Steuben, a coastal town of 1,129 people in Washington County. The RFI shortlisted several potential towns, which was...
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Portland man wanted on murder charge

ELLSWORTH — Authorities are calling the hit-and-run death of a South Portland woman June 19 on the campus of the Schoodic Institute in Winter Harbor a homicide. The dead woman, Nicole Mokeme, was 35 and a mother of one. Mokeme was the founder and creative director at Rise and Shine Youth Retreat.
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Man wanted on murder charge

WINTER HARBOR — Authorities are calling the hit-and-run death of a South Portland woman June 19 on the campus of the Schoodic Institute in Winter Harbor a homicide. The dead woman, Nicole Mokeme, was 35 and a mother of an 11-year-old daughter. Mokeme was the founder and creative director at Rise and Shine Youth Retreat.
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bluShift Aerospace picks Steuben to build sustainable space complex

STEUBEN, Maine — Maine-based company bluShift Aerospace announced plans Wednesday to build a sustainable space complex in Steuben. In a release, the company said the small fishing village east of Ellsworth is suitable for an off-shore launch site, which is important because bluShift’s launch model now allows rockets to be propelled to space off a lift-boat, a large flat boat with long retractable legs that can be lowered to the ocean floor.
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Maine Man Charged With Murder For Hit-And-Run Killing Of Longtime Activist Girlfriend

Maine State Police have charged a Portland man with murder after the alleged hit-and-run killing of his girlfiend at Acadia National Park more than a week ago. According to the Press Herald, investigators are attempting to locate 35-year-old Raymond Lester, who they say was behind the wheel of his 2016 BMW X3 when it struck and killed Nicole Mokeme at the Schoodic Institute in Winter Harbor.
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Gouldsboro harbormaster position to be advertised

GOULDSBORO — The town boasts 55 miles of coastline punctuated by six working harbors. Managing numerous registered moorings to facilitate boat traffic and maintaining public docks, wharves and boat launch ramps are among the many responsibilities of the harbormaster’s job to be advertised in coming weeks. At the...
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