Browse by

MDI quarry seeks to reopen amid concerns

A 2.1-acre granite quarry in Mount Desert Island is seeking to reopen after the town set new rules that require existing quarries to operate under more stringent conditions and...

Board OKs emissions increase for Thomaston plant

The Dragon Cement plant in Thomaston has been approved by the Maine Board of Environmental Protection to increase its mercury emissions by 68% as work increases.

OSHA fines Auburn company $816K over work hazards

Formed Fiber Technologies, an Auburn-based manufacturer of automotive fabrics and fibers, is facing an $816,500 fine and 14 safety citations after a federal workplace safety...

Fryeburg business expected to create up to 60 new jobs

Dylan Martin |

Hunting Dearborn, a Fryeburg-based manufacturer that makes parts for the oil, aerospace and power generation industries, is expected to create up to 60 jobs in the next five...

GNP behind on second tax payment to Millinocket

Great Northern Paper Co. has fallen behind in a payment plan for overdue property taxes to Millinocket, prompting town officials to schedule a discussion on the company’s...

Verso, NewPage merger back on track

The proposed merger between Verso Paper and NewPage could close later this year after Verso’s CEO said the company is in the process of restructuring its debt.

Millinocket officials grow impatient over GNP's overdue taxes

Great Northern Paper Co. must pay $1.18 million in overdue property taxes to Millinocket by Thursday, or else the town will place a lien on property it is in the process of...

Front Street Shipyard creates a buzz about Belfast

James McCarthy |

Sailing vessels and yachts cruising from Camden to Castine now have good reason to take a left turn at Belfast.

Exec. admits to counterfeiting Red Sox logo, other brands

Robert Berg, the president of Corinna-based Berg Sportswear Inc., has admitted to counterfeiting sportswear containing the trademarks of popular sports teams and brands, including...

Cate Street CEO: No bank account or stake in company

The chief executive of Cate Street Capital, the New Hampshire-based investment company planning to revitalize Millinocket’s mill industry, said he does not have a personal...