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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...

Labor groups question actions of workers’ comp head

Union officials are raising new concern over a revelation that the head of the Maine Workers Compensation Board had removed a hearing officer from cases involving the NewPage paper...

Town blames layoffs on mill's overdue tax bill

East Millinocket officials said they’ve laid off four municipal employees to help offset the impact of $657,900 in overdue tax bills from Great Northern Paper Co.

FAME to renew Thermogen review in April

The Finance Authority of Maine plans to give a second review to Cate Street Capital’s plans for building a wood pellet mill in Millinocket after the company decided to change...

Baileyville mill to expand, make tissue

The parent company of Woodland Pulp announced it will spend around $120 million to add two tissue-making machines to the Baileyville paper mill.