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Athens biomass plant could get $12M tax break

A biomass facility in Athens is now eligible for more than $12 million in state tax credits after receiving certifications from the Finance Authority of Maine that will help spur...

Fryeburg business expected to create up to 60 new jobs

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Hunting Dearborn, a Fryeburg-based manufacturer that makes parts for the oil, aerospace and power generation industries, is expected to create up to 60 jobs in the next five...

Construction of $15.4M Oxford hotel could be imminent

A developer is expected to start construction on a proposed $15.4 million hotel across from Oxford Casino once it receives approval from the Maine Fire Marshal’s...

Verso, NewPage merger back on track

The proposed merger between Verso Paper and NewPage could close later this year after Verso’s CEO said the company is in the process of restructuring its debt.

Western Maine entertainment center gets $300K grant

A $2.1 million project to launch a multi-faceted entertainment center in the Carrabassett Valley is moving forward after receiving $300,000 in federal funds it was originally...

Several mills challenge tax bills, seek relief

Sappi Fine Paper and Verso Paper Co. are among several paper and pulp mill operators in Maine challenging their tax bills — which some worry is a sign of a declining...

Oxford Dragway faces uncertain future

Oxford Dragway, which has showcased drag racing since 1969, faces an uncertain future after canceling its 2014 season due to declining revenues and personnel issues.

Sappi plant hit by nationwide cuts

Sappi Fine Paper North America’s Skowhegan plant has been impacted by the company’s 5% nationwide reduction of its workforce, but exact details are unknown.

New Balance could benefit from new Pentagon rule

New Balance, a Boston-based footwear-maker with plants in Norridgewock, Norway and Skowhegan, could benefit from a

MaineCare rides contracts given to Atlanta firm

The state has chosen to an Atlanta firm to provide MaineCare transportation services in four regions, leaving behind a Connecticut company that was deeply criticized last...

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