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$290K in fed grants to support, create 160 jobs

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Five Maine organizations have been awarded a total of $290,000 in grant funding through the USDA Rural Development Rural Business Development Grant program to assist in economic development, and the...

It's official: Obama designates north woods national monument

On the eve of the centennial celebration of the National Park Service, the Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument became a reality on Wednesday when President Barack Obama signed it into law.

SunEdison hopes to sell Moosehead-area wind project

The now-bankrupt renewable energy company SunEdison is seeking approval to sell a number of its wind projects, including the proposed Misery Ridge project near Moosehead Lake.

Maine Water utility announces Oxford County expansion

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The Saco-based public water utility company, Maine Water, has entered into an agreement with Fryeburg Water Co. that will see Maine Water expand its coverage to 850 customers in Fryeburg and East...

FERC, Lincoln Paper & Tissue settle $5M lawsuit

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission settles its $5 million civil lawsuit against Lincoln Paper and Tissue LLC, according to filing in U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Bangor.

Women to Watch: Lindsay Skilling adds flavor to iconic family brand at Gifford's

Lori Valigra |

It's not unusual to hear bad news at a board meeting, and that's exactly what propelled Lindsay Skilling into management at the family business, Gifford's Famous Ice Cream.

Mainebiz's 2016 Women to Watch

Mainebiz is proud to present the 2016 Women to Watch. These four leaders value the strength of a good mentor and know how to utilize collaboration and communication to grow businesses of all sizes...

Sappi approves $25M investment at Somerset Mill in Skowhegan

James McCarthy |

Sappi North America, a leading producer and supplier of diversified paper and packaging products with two mills in Maine, is moving forward with a $25 million capital project to update the woodyard...

Farmington approves incentives for assisted-living facility

The Waterville-based Woodlands Senior Living is getting a tax break that allows the company to move ahead with plans to build a 32-bed assisted-living facility on Knowlton Corner Road in Farmington.

Jay mill owner, Verso, emerges from bankruptcy

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Verso Corp., the Memphis, Tenn.-based owner of the Jay paper mill, has emerged from Chapter 11 bankruptcy after significantly reducing its debt.