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Verso challenges Jay’s tax abatement denial

Verso Corp. isn’t done fighting for a lower assessment of its paper mill in Jay. The company is now appealing the town’s decision to deny its requested tax...

Rockland seeks new retail, office development

The city of Rockland is seeking to redevelop the Tilson Avenue peninsula with new buildings that cater to retail, office and light industrial businesses.

Rumford mill lays off 50 workers

The Rumford paper mill sold by NewPage earlier this year has laid off about 50 workers after temporarily halting operations of its No. 12 paper machine.

Five months in, Brunswick's TechPlace business incubator reaches 15 tenants

Dylan Martin |

TechPlace at Brunswick Landing has signed up 15 tenants, just five months after the manufacturing-focused business incubator and co-working space opened its doors.

Survey finds growing demand for Maine manufacturing workers

Peter Van Allen |

There are more than 850 job openings at manufacturers around the state, the Manufacturers Association of Maine reports in a new survey. The survey responses were a far cry from those of December...

Waterboro company built tank for 'Mad Max'

Waterboro-based Howe and Howe Technologies has built a customized tank that appears in the recently released "Mad Max: Fury Road" film.

Industry groups back $5M job training proposal

Groups representing Maine’s logging, manufacturing and agricultural sectors are backing a bill that would invest $5 million to create a job training program through...

U.S. Senate reverses itself, approves compromise on fast track bill

Two days after rejecting legislation to give President Obama trade promotion...

Collins, King split on 'fast track' vote that Obama lost in Senate

James McCarthy |

Maine’s U.S. Sens. Susan Collins and Angus King were split on a key procedural vote Tuesday on President Obama’s request that Congress give him "fast track"...

Waldo County manufacturer lands $30M loan

Pride Manufacturing, which has a major operation in Burnham, has secured a $30 million loan that will allow it to refinance existing debt and create new growth...