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Lincoln files legal objection over cleanup plans for bankrupt mill

In court documents filed with the U.S. Bankruptcy Court District of Maine, the town of Lincoln is objecting to the scope of a cleanup agreement between the bankrupt Lincoln Paper and Tissue LLC and...

Biomass firm faces challenge in mill purchase

The biomass company EMEP LLC is facing challenges in getting the funding it needs for the redevelopment of the former Great Northern Paper mill in East Millinocket as a biorefinery and energy park.

American Folk Festival inks five-year contract with Bangor

The American Folk Festival has signed a new five-year contract with Bangor to continue offering its annual weekend-long late summer music festival on the city's waterfront.

Orono is Maine's fastest-growing municipality

The U.S. Census Bureau ranked Orono as Maine's fastest-growing municipality, followed by Westbrook, Scarborough, Gorham and Windham.

Top Gun regional business pitch finalists announced

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The winners of the Maine Center for Entrepreneurial Development's Top Gun semi-final events were announced after regional pitch-offs in Bangor, Lewiston/Auburn, Rockport and Portland.

Sen. King: Review of Katahdin has 'economically chilling effect'

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U.S. Sen. Angus King urged the U.S. Department of Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke to reaffirm the status of Katahdin Woods and Water National Monument.

Pineland Farms buying former Grants Dairy

Maine's largest cheesemaker plans to consolidate its cheese production operations at the former Grants Dairy in Bangor, creating up to 50 jobs.

Bangor's waterfront concert series is still without a contract

The company that runs Bangor's waterfront concert series is still without a contract, seven months after the last deal expired and two weeks before the start of the summer series.

Madawaska lands $8M rural development package from feds

The Aroostook County town of Madawaska is receiving $8 million in a combined federal grant and loan through the U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development.

Is Lincoln the front-runner in Poland Spring's hunt for new bottling plant?

Poland Spring's search for the best Maine location to build a new $50 million bottling plant appears to be zeroing in on the Lincoln area over other identified possibilities.