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Millinocket group forms to boost local economy

A new Millinocket economic group has been formed by a private-public partnership between current and former town officials and two representatives of Maine's forest products industry.

US ruling against Canadian paper import subsidies gets mixed response

The U.S. Department of Commerce’s ruling to counteract subsidies for Canadian paper imports has received a mixed response from leaders representing two paper mills in Maine.

Masardis mill issues temporary layoffs to 135

The new owner of Fraser Timber’s lumber mill in Masardis is planning to lay off 135 workers for the next four weeks because of a downturn in the market.

Aroostook County initiative touts potential of a 'forest products cluster'

James McCarthy |

The Aroostook Partnership for Progress, a public-private organization created to spur economic development in Maine's northernmost county, is leading a grassroots effort to advance the...

Aroostook farmer reelected to Farm Credit East board

Daniel J. Corey, an Aroostook County potato farmer and owner of a diversified agricultural business, has been reelected to a four-year term on Farm Credit East’s board of...

Apple to invest in Maine timberland

Dylan Martin |

Technology giant Apple is partnering with The Conservation Fund to preserve more than 32,400 acres of timberland in Aroostook County.