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Canadian company looking at Maine sites for biorefinery

Ensyn Corp., a Canadian company that creates fuels from forestry biomass, is exploring potential sites in Maine to locate a biorefinery capable of transforming 400 tons a day of low-grade wood into...

After long downturn, seaside inns find new investors

Laurie Schreiber |

Migis Hotel Group's purchase of the Higgins Beach Inn in Scarboroug is part of considerable transactional activity among independently owned hotels along the coast over the past year. Sales of other...

Poland Spring plans new bottling plant in western Maine

Nestle-owned Poland Spring is seeking a new site in western Maine, close to sources of spring water, in order to build a $50 million water bottling plant.

Norway Savings beefs up cybersecurity

Renee Cordes |

Norway Savings Bank has switched to a new domain name designed to boost online security and guard against cybercrime.

Nor'easter snow boosts Maine ski business

Renee Cordes |

As a nor'easter raced through Maine on Thursday, leaving behind snowfall totals along the coast ranging from 17 inches in Berwick to 20 inches in Perry, ski-resort operators were jumping for joy over...

Here's what Gov. LePage and others are saying about Sappi's $165M investment

James McCarthy |

There haven't been too many good news headlines for Maine's pulp and paper industry in recent years, given the closures of six mills since 2014. So it's not surprising that Sappi Ltd.'s announcement...

Sappi Ltd. announces $165M investment at Skowhegan mill

James McCarthy |

Sappi Ltd., the South African company that owns two paper mills in Maine, announced in Johannesburg today it will invest $165 million in Paper Machine No. 1 at its Somerset Mill in Skowhegan.

Bank donates $30K to Colonial Theatre restoration


Skowhegan Savings Bank will donate $30,000 toward the restoration of the historic Colonial Theatre in Augusta.

World Pro Ski Tour back in business, returning with event at Sunday River


After a 17-year hiatus, the World Pro Ski Tour is back in business and will mark its official return with the Pro Ski Challenge event hosted by Sunday River in March.

International firearms dealer to build distribution site in Skowhegan

Civil Arms Inc., a federally licensed firearms distributor, importer and exporter, has purchased two lots in Skowhegan’s Southgate Industrial Park.