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Cascades' Auburn pulp mill closing, laying off 45

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Cascades Inc., the Quebec-based paper manufacturer of packaging and tissue products made primarily from recycled paper, will be closing a de-inked pulp mill in Auburn on July 15, laying off 45...

Pop-Up art gallery highlights downtown Augusta

Peter Precourt, a professor of art at the University of Maine at Augusta, is using a vacant storefront at 265 Water St. in the state’s capital as a pop-up art gallery, in part as an effort to...

First Krispy Kreme opening planned for Auburn

The city of Auburn is the first community in the state officially slated for the opening of a Krispy Kreme franchise by the year's end, according to the Associated Press.

Maine agency says no evidence Turner egg facilities unsafe

Maine's Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry says it will investigate a complaint by the Humane Society of the United States to investigate a shell egg production facility in Turner,...

Lost Valley Ski to move into the wild world of water slides

The Lost Valley Ski Area in Auburn is expanding into the world of water slides and inflatable amusements this summer with the addition of an outdoor water park known as Adventure Park, as its owners...

Breweries, pubs and contractors recognized at Family Business Awards

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On Tuesday night, the 20 finalists of the 17th Annual Maine Family Business Awards gala gathered in Portland at the Holiday Inn By The Bay to recognize the seven family-owned companies that were...

EPA awards $7.3M for redevelopment of contaminated sites

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Sixteen communities in Maine have been awarded $7,340,000 in funding from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for the assessment and cleanup of Brownfield sites that contain hazardous...

Kennebec Technologies' employee wellness program goes beyond physical health

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Kennebec Technologies has invested millions of dollars in recent years in new precision manufacturing equipment and technology. But some of the company's most valuable investments have been those the...

Federal grants key to future growth at poultry processor

The co-owner of the Gardiner-based Common Wealth Poultry has asked the city to secure funds through the Community Development Block Grant program for workforce training and development for current...

Harvard Pilgrim foundation awards $37K to four Maine food initiatives

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Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Foundation announced Wednesday it has awarded almost $37,000 in new “Healthy Food for Every Age” grants to four nonprofit food initiatives in Maine.