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Wilton gets nod to apply for $150K development grant

The town of Wilton will get another chance to apply for a Community Development Block Grant to improve the facades of downtown businesses.

Foundation selects fellows for nonprofit leadership program

The John T. Gorman Foundation announced the second class of its fellowship, a leadership program for exceptional nonprofit and public sector professionals.

Workforce shortage identified in Paris/Norway region

Employment and business experts meet to discuss a workforce shortage in the greater Paris/Norway region.

Did Madison mill fail because of tariff?

Madison’s shuttered Madison Paper Industries mill is the focus of a Wall Street Journal story about what happened when a tariff on a Canadian product purportedly backfired.

USDA invests $11.1M to improve quality of life in six counties


Projects located in Hancock, Penobscot, Washington, Somerset, Aroostook and Lincoln counties are slated to receive a total of $11.1 million in loans and grants from the U.S. Department of Agriculture...

Snow and cold boost Maine's ski resorts

Cold weather and modern snow-making equipment has resulted in a strong start to Maine's ski season.

Firms buy shuttered Madison paper mill, plan to 're-purpose' the site

James McCarthy |

A joint venture involving companies that specialize in re-purposing shuttered mills has purchased the mill assets of Madison Paper Industries for an undisclosed price.

‘No frills’ rural airport to receive rehab

Oxford County Regional Airport is in need of significant rehabilitation as the county prepares for its reutilization.

Utilities scramble to restore power in storm's aftermath

James McCarthy |

In the immediate aftermath this morning of the season's first major snowstorm, Maine's two largest utilities reported more than 100,000 of their customers were without power.

Home sales and prices are rising statewide


Maine Association of Realtors reported 1,414 homes were sold statewide in November, up 17.74% compared to the same period a year ago. Median sales price for those homes reached $191,863, is up 6.59%...