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Maine-based group acquires Old Town pulp mill complex


OTM Holdings LLC is the new owner of the former Old Town pulp mill complex, with plans to redevelop the site into a wood-fiber-based complex comprised of multiple tenants.

Verso looking at options that include 'potential sale or merger'


Verso Corp. (NYSE: VRS), which employs 400 at its Androscoggin Mill in Jay, announced Tuesday that a “strategic alternatives committee” created last fall would expand “its...

Video highlights logging as an 'exciting industry' for young job-seekers


The Professional Logging Contractors of Maine has launched a promotional video to publicize the state's year-old program that provides much-needed trained loggers for the state's $8.5 billion forest...

Forest Society of Maine completes 100-Mile Wilderness conservation project

Renee Cordes |

A milestone conservation project completed by the Forest Society of Maine and its partners near Gulf Hagas and the 100-Mile Wilderness permanently conserves thousands of acres of productive...

Collins, King among group urging caution on Canadian paper tariffs


U.S. Sens. Susan Collins, R-Maine, and Angus King, I-Maine, are among eight U.S. senators who signed a letter Friday urging the U.S. Department of Commerce to consider the nation's newspapers and the...

Forest Society of Maine names new executive director


Karin Tilberg has been named the new executive director of the Forest Society of Maine. The appointment, announced on Dec. 20, was effective Dec. 6.

Stored Solar pays off some of its debt to logging firms

Stored Solar has paid about one-third of its estimated debts to area logging firms, with about $400,000 estimated to be outstanding, according to a report in The Quoddy Tides.

Future remains uncertain for Katahdin Woods and Waters


Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke's call for "active timber management" within Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument is the sticking point for its supporters, who otherwise were relieved he wasn't...

Stored Solar seeks 'co-hosts' on its Jonesboro site

Stored Solar LLC is seeking other businesses, or "co-hosts," to locate on its 140‑acre property at its Jonesboro biomass energy plant.

Arrest made in arson fire at former Lincoln mill, DEP worried about contaminants

Environmental investigators plan to tour the former Lincoln Paper and Tissue Mill today in preparation for testing on Saturday to determine possible health threats from smoldering rubble around two...