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C&L Aerospace continues Bangor expansion

C&L Aerospace, a global aviation services company in Bangor, recently opened its newly renovated aircraft painting facility, which will allow the company to hire 20 more...

Presque Isle to lose 63 jobs after Sears closes

More than 60 people will lose their jobs in Presque Isle after the Sears retail and auto center, one of the largest tenants of the Aroostook Centre Mall, closes next year.

Ch. 7 bankruptcy sought for Old Town mill

Four creditors of the shuttered Old Town Fuel and Fiber are seeking to force the company into involuntary Chapter 7 bankruptcy in order to recoup over $1 million in debt.

British firm to finish $1M Caribou expansion

Porvair, a British filter manufacturer, is expected to complete a nearly $1 million expansion this December for the Caribou manufacturing facility it purchased last year.

Four businesses open in Ashland, support 200 jobs

State and local officials were in Ashland Thursday to celebrate the opening of four forestry-based companies that will result in the creation of around 200 jobs.

Maine AG seeks relocation of GNP case

The Maine attorney general and the towns of Millinocket and East Millinocket have joined the call to relocate the bankruptcy case of Great Northern Paper Co. from Delaware to Maine,...

Old Town workers denied federal funds

U.S. Sens. Angus King and Susan Collins have pledged to find alternative federal assistance for about 180 workers at Old Town Fuel and Fiber who were laid off when the pulp mill closed in...

L.L.Bean stitches up fitting gift for Derek Jeter

New York Yankees retiring captain Derek Jeter, who received a hero’s sendoff in his final game at Yankee Stadium Thursday and deservedly so since he hit a dramatic game-winning...

Herring fishing closed to protect spawning

The Department of Marine Resource has closed several fishing areas along the Maine coast to protect the spawning stock of herring. The closure went into effect on Sept. 24 and extends...

Canadian firm to buy Fraser Timber mill

A Quebec-based wood-processing company has signed an agreement to purchase Fraser Timber LLC’s lumber mill in Masardis, a small town in Aroostook County.