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Forster Mill demolition opens up Wilton development possibilities

Maureen Milliken |

The long-awaited teardown of the massive vacant mill on Depot Street, and the site's proximity to economically surging downtown, comes with high hopes.

Mainebiz Food Insider: Franklin County targets growing 'local food roots'

Maureen Milliken |

Last April, a group of nonprofits got together in Farmington to talk about local food insecurity. That's led to a greater effort to connect local resources, including farmers, to people who need...

Skowhegan entrepreneur challenge winners announced

Staff |

Skowhegan has two entrepreneur challenge winners — a woman who will start a counseling business downtown, and a high school student with plans for a computer services startup.

EDA’s $1.9M grant to Hartland will help local tannery preserve 175 jobs

Staff |

The U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration has awarded $1.9 million to the town of Hartland to make critical water infrastructure improvements needed to support the...

Three counties get $210K boost for economic development planning


The U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration will award $210,000 to Androscoggin, Somerset, and Aroostook counties to foster economic development, support small...

Jackman health clinic seeks state’s help to maintain 24-hour service

Residents of Jackman are asking state lawmakers for $500,000 to maintain 24-hour services at the Jackman Community Health Center.

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...

Maine Food Insider: At this fundraiser, wild game is name of the game


How does a burger with bacon and bleu cheese, smothered in a roasted garlic sriracha sound? Now what if the burger is made from moose meat. Still interested?

Franklin Community Health Network adopts unification with MaineHealth


Franklin Community Health Network's board of trustees on Tuesday adopted a proposal for the organization to join with other members of the MaineHealth system in forming a single financial and...

Mixed signals on whether Saddleback will reopen this ski season


As Sunday River and Sugarloaf take advantage of cold temperatures for an early launch of the ski season this weekend, there are mixed signals about whether Saddleback Mountain Resort in Rangeley will...