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PUC approves Nestlé-Fryeburg water deal

The Maine Public Utilities Commission has approved a long-term contract allowing the bottler of the Poland Springs brand to buy water from Fryeburg Water Co.

Maine's largest wind project faces appeals

Two appeals have been filed against a proposed 62-turbine wind farm in Bingham, which has become the largest wind energy project in Maine to be approved by state...

UMF awarded $20M college-readiness grant

The U.S. Department of Education has awarded the University of Maine at Farmington a $20 million, seven-year grant to help at-risk middle and high school students prepare for and be...

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...

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