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High court finds favor with mountain wind farm

A 14-turbine wind farm proposed for Passadumkeag Mountain in Penobscot County is moving forward after Maine's highest court upheld its approval by the citizen-led Board of...

Maine snowmobile clubs get federal boost

The Maine snowmobile industry is getting a boost from the federal government.USDA's Rural Development office announced Tuesday the...

Second GNP company files bankruptcy

A second company related to Great Northern Paper Co.’s East Millinocket mill has filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy, which one lawyer hopes could lead to a reopening of the...

C&L Aerospace continues Bangor expansion

C&L Aerospace, a global aviation services company in Bangor, recently opened its newly renovated aircraft painting facility, which will allow the company to hire 20 more...

Presque Isle to lose 63 jobs after Sears closes

More than 60 people will lose their jobs in Presque Isle after the Sears retail and auto center, one of the largest tenants of the Aroostook Centre Mall, closes next year.

Ch. 7 bankruptcy sought for Old Town mill

Four creditors of the shuttered Old Town Fuel and Fiber are seeking to force the company into involuntary Chapter 7 bankruptcy in order to recoup over $1 million in debt.

British firm to finish $1M Caribou expansion

Porvair, a British filter manufacturer, is expected to complete a nearly $1 million expansion this December for the Caribou manufacturing facility it purchased last year.

Four businesses open in Ashland, support 200 jobs

State and local officials were in Ashland Thursday to celebrate the opening of four forestry-based companies that will result in the creation of around 200 jobs.

Maine AG seeks relocation of GNP case

The Maine attorney general and the towns of Millinocket and East Millinocket have joined the call to relocate the bankruptcy case of Great Northern Paper Co. from Delaware to Maine,...

Old Town workers denied federal funds

U.S. Sens. Angus King and Susan Collins have pledged to find alternative federal assistance for about 180 workers at Old Town Fuel and Fiber who were laid off when the pulp mill closed in...

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