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PUC staff: Say no to Nestlé-Fryeburg water deal

A staff report by the Maine Public Utilities Commission has recommended against a proposed contract between the owner of Poland Spring and a privately held water utility in...

Feds give $1.2M to boost northern Maine economy

The construction of a maple processing facility in Jackman and expansion of high-speed Internet in Ellsworth are two of five economic development efforts in Northern Maine to...

Maine bike trek boosts local businesses

A 340-mile bike trek hosted by the Bicycle Coalition of Maine with 350 participating cyclists boosted local businesses in the town of Norway, hinting at a wider economic...

Sappi's Skowhegan mill seeks larger tax break

Sappi Fine Paper North America executives are seeking a lower tax valuation for their paper mill in Skowhegan after town assessors reduced it by nearly $100 million this...

Maine’s largest wind farm gets final OK

A proposed $398 million, 62-turbine wind farm in Bingham received final state approval on Monday, making it Maine’s largest wind project yet to get a pass from...

Madison seeks to mitigate impact of mill devaluation

The town of Madison is seeking to establish a $2.5 million revolving loan fund that would mitigate the tax impact of the anticipated devaluation of the local paper mill.

Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative marks 25th carbon auction

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The Natural Resources Council of Maine took advantage of a carbon permits auction on Wednesday to highlight how Maine’s participation in the multistate Regional Greenhouse Gas...

Southwest Airlines to offer more flights out of Portland

Portland International Jetport officials announced Tuesday that Southwest Airlines will add international service to selected destinations within two months and resume nonstop flights to...

Good Will-Hinckley's president takes job at UMaine Augusta

Glenn Cummings, president and executive director of Good Will-Hinckley and the Maine Academy of Natural Sciences since 2010, will be leaving that job to become interim president at the...

New study says Maine could add up to two more casinos

A study conducted by WhiteSand Gaming, a gaming consulting firm based in Atlantic City, N.J., concludes Maine...

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