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Opposition voiced at hearing on Irving’s Fish River rezoning proposal

At a public hearing hosted by the Maine Land Use Planning Commission, all but one of 15 Aroostook County residents who gave testimony opposed J.D. Irving Ltd.’s proposal to rezone for...

Houlton hospital making headway in reducing its debt

Houlton Regional Hospital is facing difficult decisions as it continues to reduce its debt at the same time that it confronts significant challenges faced by rural hospitals across Maine.

EMHS ends partnerships with Portland and Bangor, citing their $1B opioid lawsuit

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Brewer-based Eastern Maine Healthcare Systems is leaving substance abuse treatment partnerships it has with Portland and Bangor in response to lawsuits the two cities joined against national pharma...

FAME approves financing for Aroostook lumber mill

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The Finance Authority of Maine at its board meeting on Thursday approved 90% loan insurance on a loan totaling $944,000 by TD Bank to Maibec USA LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Groupe Maibec Inc.

Finalists selected for Aroostook's '2018 Entrepreneur of the Year'

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Ten finalists for the Aroostook Partnership’s Entrepreneur of the Year competition have been selected and the top three will be revealed at the annual dinner and awards ceremony in Presque Isle...

Irving’s plan for Aroostook lakes region includes commercial, residential development

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J.D. Irving’s proposed concept plan for 51,000 acres in Aroostook County asks the Maine Land Use Planning Commission to allow new commercial and residential development around the Fish River...

Top Gun names finalists who’ll compete for $25K prize

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The Maine Center for Entrepreneurs and its partners — the University of Maine, The Lewiston Auburn Economic Growth Council and Gulf of Maine Research Institute — named 10 winners of the...

Fiberight waste-to-biofuel facility updates its opening dates

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The recycling portion of the Fiberight waste-to-biofuel facility in Hampden could be running by September.

Loring Industries in line for more bus rehab work

Loring Industries, located at the former Loring Air Force Base in Limestone, has landed another bus refurbishing contract involving work similar to the $20 million bus renovation project for the...

Furniture store to move into former Macy's at Bangor Mall

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Furniture Mattress & More will move from the Airport Mall in Bangor to the former Macy's space at the Bangor Mall.