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Former school will become boat storage for a Moosehead Lake marina

Laurie Schreiber |

Moosehead Marina LLC bought the long-vacant 5,000-square-foot former school on 6.71 acres from the state.

Grant, loan mean last remaining portion of Wilton mill will come down

Maureen Milliken |

The last remaining pieces of Wilton’s former Forster Mill will come down with $300,000 in grant and loan money for the ongoing environmental cleanup.

Central Maine Healthcare names new president for Bridgton, Rumford hospitals

Staff |

A New Hampshire hospital administrator has been named president of Bridgton and Rumford hospitals, replacing David Frum, who resigned in August, Central Maine Healthcare announced Thursday.

Wilton Barclaycard closing came as surprise to town

Maureen Milliken |

The announcement Barclaycard in Wilton will close at the end of March, putting 227 out of work, was a surprise to the town of 4,100, but the town has been there before.

Diverse group of organizations land Maine Community Foundation broadband grants

Staff |

Organizations from York to Penobscot County will share $130,000 in grants awarded by the Maine Community Foundation to 11 communities to increase broadband access across Maine.

Franklin Memorial Hospital completes expansion to house new MRI

Staff |

Franklin Memorial Hospital, in Farmington, has completed its eight-month $2.7 million project to expand its facility to house a new magnetic resonance imaging scanner.

Mills' inaugural party will feature food, drink from all 16 counties

Staff |

Food and drink from across Maine — with all of the state's 16 counties represented — will be featured at Gov.-elect Janet Mills' inaugural celebration Friday night.

Maine unemployment rate unchanged at 3.4% in November

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Maine's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate held steady at 3.4% in November, unchanged from October and up from 3.1% a year earlier, according to preliminary data released on Dec.21.

Origins Labs to add 25 jobs with new Wilton plant

Maureen Milliken |

Origins USA and Origins Labs is expanding, adding a new site for its nutritional supplements arm, and 25 or more jobs in the coming year, owner and President Pete Roberts said.

Maine median home price up by 9.5% in November, outpacing national trend

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The median price for houses sold in Maine jumped by 9.5% to $219,000 in November from $200,000 a year ago, according to data released Thursday by the Maine Association of Realtors.