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No resting on its laurels as Green Thumb Farms seeks new markets for its potatoes

Maureen Milliken |

Mike Hart, director of sales and marketing at Green Thumb Farms in Fryeburg, has helped develop innovative products for both wholesale and retail markets. The Cold River Gold potato, for example, is...

Feds pump $73M into Maine for infrastructure projects

Staff |

Maine will be receiving almost $73 million from the federal government for transportation and water infrastructure projects across the state.

Maine Law's Rural Law Fellowship project delivers on its promise in Skowhegan

Staff |

Third-year law student Ryan Rutledge has accepted a position as an associate attorney with Mills, Shay, Lexier & Talbot in Skowhegan. Rutledge is a two-time recipient of the Maine Law Rural Law...

Coalition receives $200,000 grant to address Franklin County’s opioid crisis

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Healthy Community Coalition has received a one-year $200,000 grant to examine the opioid crisis in Franklin County and develop a strategic action plan to address it through prevention, expanding...

Parsifal Corp. relocates to Fairfield, adds jobs

Maureen Milliken |

Relocation and procurement technology firm Parsifal Corp. has moved from Waterville to Fairfield, adding two-dozen jobs with plans to add more.

Cumberland County launches plan to address limited and slow broadband

Maureen Milliken |

The James W. Sewall Co. of Old Town will conduct a Cumberland County broadband access study, a first step in addressing limited and slow broadband in the county's farther reaches.

Fryeburg airport board may restructure, but critics fear 'dictatorship'

The Eastern Slope Regional Airport in Fryeburg could soon be managed by a smaller, more efficient board of directors — but some members of the governing body overseeing them are unhappy with...

County, town moves kick off $4.9M Skowhegan Run of River project

Maureen Milliken |

The proposed Run of River Whitewater Recreation Area in Skowhegan can begin the lengthy study and permit process necessary for the $4.9 million project with a $40,000 grant from Somerset County.

Startup goes digital to help Rangeley businesses keep more shopping dollars local

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An innovative new website launched by Rangeley Trading Co. is being hailed by the Rangeley Lakes Chamber of Commerce as a perfect showcase for local businesses that will help keep more shopping...

New Balance, one of Maine's largest employers, announces CEO change

STAFF |

New Balance Athletics Inc., which has 900 employees at its three Maine sites, announced Tuesday that President and CEO Rob DeMartini will step down effective Dec. 31. He'll be replaced by a New...

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