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GNP's East Millinocket mill up for auction

Great Northern Paper Co.’s mill in East Millinocket has been scheduled for auction as a result of a court judgment granted for a creditor that is owed more than...

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...

Portland, Bangor lag behind national economy

The metropolitan areas of Portland, Bangor and Lewiston-Auburn were way behind the nation in economic growth for 2013, according to new federal figures.

Student housing owner 'angry' at Orono officials

An out-of-state property management company that owns student housing in Orono is "very angry" at the town’s efforts to enforce large, out-of-control parties...

EMHS to cut more than 40 IT jobs

Eastern Maine Healthcare Systems is planning to cut 43 positions in its information technology department, though employees may be reassigned to new jobs within the...

State reprimands medical marijuana specialist

The state has reprimanded a doctor who specializes in medical marijuana for unprofessional conduct at a "medical seminar" he held in Orono early last year.

Three Maine airports get nearly $8.9M in grants

Brunswick Executive Airport and two other Maine airports are receiving nearly $8.9 million in grants from the Federal Aviation Administration for various improvements.

Virginia economic development firm to aid Millinocket

Economic development firms in Alexandria, Va., and Bangor are offering free services to Millinocket as a way to help dig the town out of its economic troubles.

Shuttered Old Town mill owes over $2M in taxes

The Old Town wood pulp mill that closed in August and laid off around 180 workers owes more than a total of $2 million in taxes that are past and currently due. If unpaid, the city...

Over 52K Maine credit cards appear on black market

More than 52,000 Maine credit cards have appeared on a black market website, most likely as a result of a data breach at Home Depot, a