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Jay paper mill owner reports $110M operating loss

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In its first quarter earnings report released on Monday, Verso Corp., the Memphis, Tenn.-based owner of the Jay paper mill, posted an $88 million net loss and a $110 million operating loss, close to...

EPA awards $7.3M for redevelopment of contaminated sites

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Sixteen communities in Maine have been awarded $7,340,000 in funding from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for the assessment and cleanup of Brownfield sites that contain hazardous...

120 without work following closure of Keiser Homes

The Oxford-based modular home manufacturer Keiser Homes has closed, leaving approximately 120 people without work as part of the reported bankruptcy filing of its parent company, the Mechanicsburg,...

Maine’s fifth ‘green’ Dunkin’ Donuts coming to Oxford

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Maine’s love affair with Dunkin’ Donuts continues unabated, as franchise owners Frank Minigell and Robert Seavey have announced another Dunkin’ location is on its way to Oxford.

$25M expansion planned for Oxford Casino

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Casino developer Churchill Downs Inc. announced plans to build a hotel as part of a $25 million expansion at Oxford Casino.

Biz Money: Sustainable practices aren't just for big companies

Lori Valigra |

The 46th annual Earth Day celebration April 22 occurred when record numbers of companies, including many small businesses, have adopted eco-friendly practices, working with green vendors, recycling...

Plants aren't the only thing growing at Johnny's Selected Seeds

Lori Valigra |

Johnny's Selected Seeds has come a long way since company founder and Chairman Rob Johnston Jr. started the company in 1973 at age 22 with $500 in savings in a New Hampshire farm attic during the...

Franklin hospital cuts staff, operational expenses

Franklin Community Health Network approved a plan that would cut both the staff and the operational footprint of the organization to better match patient demand and reduce costs.

Town of Jay, Verso Paper reach tax settlement

Verso Paper Corp., the Memphis, Tenn.-based owner of the Jay paper mill, will receive at least $4 million in future tax credits and have a cap set on its gross tax bills through 2020 after the town...

Oxford Casino expansion tabled by town officials

The expansion would double the restaurant and bar capacity of the casino, in addition to adding a 106-room hotel on three upper floors above the casino and a first-floor 275-seat multipurpose room.