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NewPage plans to sell its only Maine mill

NewPage has reached an agreement to sell its only paper mill in Maine, along with a mill in Wisconsin, to Canada-based Catalyst Paper for $74 million.

Bookkeeper pleads guilty to embezzlement

A New Hampshire woman has pleaded guilty to two charges after embezzling more than $740,000 from Norway-based Grover Gundrilling Inc., her former employer.

Well-known economist leaving Maine

Charlie Colgan, a well-known economist who had served on the state’s economic forecasting panel for nearly two decades, is leaving Maine after losing his faculty position at...

Jay couple seeks partners to redevelop mill

The owners of the Otis Falls Mill in Jay are seeking investors and a developer to help them redevelop the former paper mill, possibly opening it up for use by the movie...

PUC approves Nestlé-Fryeburg water deal

The Maine Public Utilities Commission has approved a long-term contract allowing the bottler of the Poland Springs brand to buy water from Fryeburg Water Co.

Maine's largest wind project faces appeals

Two appeals have been filed against a proposed 62-turbine wind farm in Bingham, which has become the largest wind energy project in Maine to be approved by state...

UMF awarded $20M college-readiness grant

The U.S. Department of Education has awarded the University of Maine at Farmington a $20 million, seven-year grant to help at-risk middle and high school students prepare for and be...

PUC staff: Say no to Nestlé-Fryeburg water deal

A staff report by the Maine Public Utilities Commission has recommended against a proposed contract between the owner of Poland Spring and a privately held water utility in...

Feds give $1.2M to boost northern Maine economy

The construction of a maple processing facility in Jackman and expansion of high-speed Internet in Ellsworth are two of five economic development efforts in Northern Maine to...

Maine bike trek boosts local businesses

A 340-mile bike trek hosted by the Bicycle Coalition of Maine with 350 participating cyclists boosted local businesses in the town of Norway, hinting at a wider economic...