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Several mills challenge tax bills, seek relief

Sappi Fine Paper and Verso Paper Co. are among several paper and pulp mill operators in Maine challenging their tax bills — which some worry is a sign of a declining...

Oxford Dragway faces uncertain future

Oxford Dragway, which has showcased drag racing since 1969, faces an uncertain future after canceling its 2014 season due to declining revenues and personnel issues.

Sappi plant hit by nationwide cuts

Sappi Fine Paper North America’s Skowhegan plant has been impacted by the company’s 5% nationwide reduction of its workforce, but exact details are unknown.

New Balance could benefit from new Pentagon rule

New Balance, a Boston-based footwear-maker with plants in Norridgewock, Norway and Skowhegan, could benefit from a

MaineCare rides contracts given to Atlanta firm

The state has chosen to an Atlanta firm to provide MaineCare transportation services in four regions, leaving behind a Connecticut company that was deeply criticized last...

York, Oxford county firms can tap $1.1M loan program

A new $1.1 million revolving loan program for small- to mid-sized businesses in York and southern Oxford counties is set to begin in June.The

Winxnet, Hammond Lumber make local acquisitions

Two Maine-based companies — one in the information technology space, and another in the lumber industry — are expanding after acquiring local businesses this week.

LePage seeks trade options, visits UNE Morocco campus

Government and college officials celebrated the University of New England’s new science-focused campus in Morocco at a dedication ceremony this week.

Maine lags U.S. in growth of women-owned businesses

While Maine’s growth rate of women-owned businesses has increased in the last 15 years — and outpaces that of men-owned businesses or businesses with combined ownerships...

Funding for western Maine nonprofits in question

Several nonprofits in western Maine are facing declining revenues after some communities have voted to decrease or completely cut taxpayer-supported funds.

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