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Fryeburg airport board may restructure, but critics fear 'dictatorship'

The Eastern Slope Regional Airport in Fryeburg could soon be managed by a smaller, more efficient board of directors — but some members of the governing body overseeing them are unhappy with...

County, town moves kick off $4.9M Skowhegan Run of River project

Maureen Milliken |

The proposed Run of River Whitewater Recreation Area in Skowhegan can begin the lengthy study and permit process necessary for the $4.9 million project with a $40,000 grant from Somerset County.

Startup goes digital to help Rangeley businesses keep more shopping dollars local

Staff |

An innovative new website launched by Rangeley Trading Co. is being hailed by the Rangeley Lakes Chamber of Commerce as a perfect showcase for local businesses that will help keep more shopping...

New Balance, one of Maine's largest employers, announces CEO change

STAFF |

New Balance Athletics Inc., which has 900 employees at its three Maine sites, announced Tuesday that President and CEO Rob DeMartini will step down effective Dec. 31. He'll be replaced by a New...

Start-up delivers veterinary house call services, from sick visits to hospice care and euthanasia

Renee Cordes |

Deirdre Frey is a computer programmer-turned-veterinarian who founded Vet at Your Door in 2015 to provide veterinary house call services in Maine.

Paper machine sold to Chinese company, paving way for Madison mill's redevelopment

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A Chinese company has purchased the paper machine at the shuttered Madison Paper Industries mill in Madison, which one of the mill's current owners says will make it easier to market the...

ND Paper announces two-year investment and new jobs for Rumford mill

James McCarthy |

ND Paper LLC, which completed in June its $175 million acquisition of Catalyst Paper Corp.'s mills in Rumford and Biron, Wisc., announced Monday it plans to invest $300 million in the two pulp and...

Oxford industrial space gets two new tenants

Maureen Milliken |

Two industrial buildings on Madison Avenue, totaling 25,000 square feet, were recently leased in an area where industrial users can be hard to come by.

Rumford could get $400K under proposed land sale to Poland Spring

Voters in Rumford next week could ratify a measure that would give Poland Spring Water Co. time to consider siting a bottling plant on 150 acres of town land and allow the company to pay $400,000 for...

Next 2018: Pete Roberts creates new jobs while restoring the 'Made in Maine' label in Farmington

Maureen Milliken |

Since creating the company in 2011, Pete Roberts' Origin USA has grown to 35 employees and is manufacturing and selling martial arts gear and related goods to customers around the world.

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