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James McCarthy

Senior writer
207-761-8379 ext.323
James McCarthy, Mainebiz’s senior writer, has been a journalist for 30 years. Most of his career took place at The Times Record in Brunswick, where he worked for 26 and years, including 10 years as managing editor. As Mainebiz’s senior writer, he has reported on business topics ranging from the Affordable Care Act to workplace safety, in locales extending from Presque Isle to Biddeford. In his spare time, he enjoys hiking, photography, gardening and paddling the rivers that flow into Merrymeeting Bay. He and his wife live in Brunswick.

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UMaine, Twin Rivers Paper 'cross-pollinate' R&D

Twin Rivers Paper Co., a specialty paper company that announced in June it will invest $12 million to upgrade its Madawaska paper mill, is moving its...

16-year Penobscot River Restoration Project reaches the finish line

For the first time since the 1800s, nearly 1,000 miles of habitat along the Penobscot River are accessible to Atlantic salmon and 10 other fish...

Mass. ruling casts doubt on Maine plan to subsidize natural gas pipeline expansion

A Massachusetts court ruling against having electricity ratepayers in Massachusetts pay a portion of the cost of expanding natural gas capacity in...

Federal team begins assessment of struggling forest products industry

U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Economic Development Matt Erskine and representatives from several federal agencies kicked off a...

FairPoint acquires Falmouth communications company

FairPoint Communications Inc. (Nasdaq: FRP) has acquired Communication Technology Inc., a Falmouth-based company providing business communication...

Women to Watch: Andrea Cianchette Maker finds common ground in policymaking at Pierce Atwood

It's easy enough to rattle off negatives about Maine's economy, but Andrea Cianchette Maker deliberately takes a different approach. As leader of...

Politics & Co.: OSHA fines to skyrocket under new U.S. Department of Labor rule

A new U.S. Department of Labor rule that took effect on Aug. 1 imposes dramatically higher penalties upon employers cited by the federal Occupational...

Sappi approves $25M investment at Somerset Mill in Skowhegan

Sappi North America, a leading producer and supplier of diversified paper and packaging products with two mills in Maine, is moving forward with a...

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