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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.

Maine home sales best in 18 years


Maine Listings, a subsidiary of the Maine Association of Realtors, reported 17,507 homes were sold statewide in 2016, up 11.71% from 15,672 sold in 2015. It's the highest yearly tally in 18 years.

Wilton gets nod to apply for $150K development grant

The town of Wilton will get another chance to apply for a Community Development Block Grant to improve the facades of downtown businesses.

Foundation selects fellows for nonprofit leadership program

The John T. Gorman Foundation announced the second class of its fellowship, a leadership program for exceptional nonprofit and public sector professionals.

Workforce shortage identified in Paris/Norway region

Employment and business experts meet to discuss a workforce shortage in the greater Paris/Norway region.

Did Madison mill fail because of tariff?

Madison’s shuttered Madison Paper Industries mill is the focus of a Wall Street Journal story about what happened when a tariff on a Canadian product purportedly backfired.

USDA invests $11.1M to improve quality of life in six counties


Projects located in Hancock, Penobscot, Washington, Somerset, Aroostook and Lincoln counties are slated to receive a total of $11.1 million in loans and grants from the U.S. Department of Agriculture...

Snow and cold boost Maine's ski resorts

Cold weather and modern snow-making equipment has resulted in a strong start to Maine's ski season.

Firms buy shuttered Madison paper mill, plan to 're-purpose' the site

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A joint venture involving companies that specialize in re-purposing shuttered mills has purchased the mill assets of Madison Paper Industries for an undisclosed price.