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Maine’s largest-to-date wind farm gets initial OK

The state has given initial approval of a $398 million, 62-turbine wind farm in Bingham that has been proposed by a subsidiary of the Massachusetts-based First Wind.

Head of Central Maine business group resigns

Darryl Sterling has stepped down as executive director of Central Maine Growth Council, an  economic development group that serves Waterville, Winslow, Fairfield and...

MaineHealth acquires Franklin health network

Franklin Community Health Network is joining the MaineHealth system as its 30th member this October after receiving approval from the state this week.

Verso Paper mill’s valuation could sink by $220M

The valuation of the Verso Paper mill in Jay could drop by more than $220 million, based on the most recent estimate by town officials as they raised property taxes by...

Police ID contractor killed in Rumford mill accident

A Newport contractor who was killed in an accident Monday at the NewPage paper mill in Rumford has been identified by local police.

Feds give $471K to boost Maine food producers

Five rural Maine food producers are receiving $471,571 in federal grants to increase production, create and retain jobs, boost marketing efforts and develop new products.

MaineHealth affiliate in Norway plans $10M addition

Western Maine Health Care Corp., a Norway-based MaineHealth affiliate, is planning a $10 million expansion as part of its push to increase outpatient care services.

Western Maine natural gas line delayed

Summit Natural Gas has reportedly delayed its natural gas line proposed from Jay to Farmington and Livermore Falls until at least 2016.

Madison paper mill value plunges by $150M

The value of the Madison Paper Industries mill is set to decrease by nearly $150 million, which is expected to cause an approximately 30% tax hike for local property...

Sunday River to get $5M in upgrades

Sunday River Resort in Newry will receive $5 million in capital improvements for the upcoming winter season, thanks to a new investment from parent company Boyne Resorts.

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