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Winter is coming: Sunday River, down a ski lift, begins snowmaking

Sunday River is gearing up for the upcoming ski season as the Newry ski area began snowmaking operations on Monday, but the company says it will be down one ski lift this winter.

Poland Spring seeing impact from drought

Maine's ongoing drought conditions are causing Poland Spring to transport its water from more distant sources in the Rangeley area.

Sappi NA recognized for economic efforts in Maine

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Boston-based Sappi North America, a producer and supplier of diversified paper and packaging products with two mills in Maine, was honored with a ”Champion of Economic Development Award”...

Developer with an eye for 'fixer-uppers' finds a Skowhegan plaza

Laurie Schreiber |

SKOWHEGAN — Real estate developer Dana Cassidy has immediately launched into improvements for the forlorn Skowhegan Village Plaza, a retail center at 338 Madison Ave. that he purchased in...

Oxford Casino chooses contractor for $25M expansion

Officials at Oxford Casino say they are close to signing a general contractor for the multimillion dollar expansion, which will include a 106-room hotel and restaurant.

Navigating Medicare billing — and creating rural Maine jobs

Lori Valigra |

Dr. Dan Mingle knew he was onto something when he founded the South Paris-based Mingle Analytics in 2011. Health care costs were spiraling up, and national reimbursers like Medicare were starting to...

$15.5K funding will aid Somerset County tourism, economic development

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The Somerset Cultural Planning Committee won two grants totaling $15,500 to craft a tourism plan and boost economic and community development in Somerset County.

$4M Farmington memory care facility creating 30 jobs

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Woodlands Senior Living officials marked the groundbreaking of Woodlands Memory Care of Farmington, a $4 million memory care facility that is slated to bring 30 new full-time jobs to the region.

It’s Brewer vs. Rumford for proposed $250M liquefied gas facility

A Boston-based development group is proposing the construction of a new natural gas liquefaction and storage facility, and has its eyes set on either Brewer or Rumford.

Craft beer and more to be featured at Skowhegan festival

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The Skowhegan Craft Brew Festival will kick off Sept. 3 with 20 purveyors of craft beer, wine, cider and spirits. It’s the first time for the event and one of the few to span makers of a wide...