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Sappi's Skowhegan mill seeks larger tax break

Sappi Fine Paper North America executives are seeking a lower tax valuation for their paper mill in Skowhegan after town assessors reduced it by nearly $100 million this...

Forest products industry puts $8 billion into Maine's economy

James McCarthy |

At quick glance, the aerial view of Maine's forest products industry looks pretty much the same now as it did 20 years ago.

Plum Creek embraces mixed-use forestry in its 865,000 acres of North Woods

James McCarthy |

An improving housing market should help Plum Creek Timber Co. sell more of its timber in Maine and could also jumpstart its controversial plan to create up to 975 luxury second homes and...

Regional biomass expo underway in Portland

Regional experts in alternative heating sources are gathering in Portland this week for an exposition expected to draw 1,450 people and 320 businesses from New England and New...