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Maine’s fifth ‘green’ Dunkin’ Donuts coming to Oxford

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Maine’s love affair with Dunkin’ Donuts continues unabated, as franchise owners Frank Minigell and Robert Seavey have announced another Dunkin’ location is on its way to Oxford.

$25M expansion planned for Oxford Casino

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Casino developer Churchill Downs Inc. announced plans to build a hotel as part of a $25 million expansion at Oxford Casino.

Biz Money: Sustainable practices aren't just for big companies

Lori Valigra |

The 46th annual Earth Day celebration April 22 occurred when record numbers of companies, including many small businesses, have adopted eco-friendly practices, working with green vendors, recycling...

Plants aren't the only thing growing at Johnny's Selected Seeds

Lori Valigra |

Johnny's Selected Seeds has come a long way since company founder and Chairman Rob Johnston Jr. started the company in 1973 at age 22 with $500 in savings in a New Hampshire farm attic during the...

Franklin hospital cuts staff, operational expenses

Franklin Community Health Network approved a plan that would cut both the staff and the operational footprint of the organization to better match patient demand and reduce costs.

Town of Jay, Verso Paper reach tax settlement

Verso Paper Corp., the Memphis, Tenn.-based owner of the Jay paper mill, will receive at least $4 million in future tax credits and have a cap set on its gross tax bills through 2020 after the town...

Oxford Casino expansion tabled by town officials

The expansion would double the restaurant and bar capacity of the casino, in addition to adding a 106-room hotel on three upper floors above the casino and a first-floor 275-seat multipurpose room.

Employees return to work at Rumford paper mill following machine restart

The indefinite shutdown of the No. 12 paper machine at the Rumford Catalyst Paper Holdings mill has come to an end as the mill has restarted production, bringing back 51 employees who were laid off...

Jay mill owners dispute tax valuation from town

Verso Paper Corp., the Memphis, Tenn.-based owner of the Jay paper mill, has requested that a Delaware bankruptcy judge make a ruling whether the town of Jay reimburse up to $11.4 million in taxes...

Madison mill employees receive federal employment aid

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The approximately 214 people that were “blindsided” by the March closure of the Madison Paper mill will receive federal Trade Adjustment Assistance to aid in their transition into joining...