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Forest products

Verso restarting paper machine, adding 120 jobs at Androscoggin Mill

Verso Corp. announced a $17 million project that will upgrade the currently idled No. 3 paper machine and create 120 full-time jobs at its Androscoggin Mill in Jay.
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Economic Development

Four other Maine companies receive MTI 'challenge' grants

In addition to awarding $4 million to Verso Corp. to upgrade and restart the Jay mill's idled No. 3 paper machine and $3 million to Montana-based SmartLam to support its plans to build a $23.5...
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Forest products

SmartLam becomes second CLT company to locate in Maine

SmartLam, a Montana-based company that is the first manufacturer of Cross-Laminated Timber in the United States, announced Thursday it plans to expand its operations to the East Coast by opening a...
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Retail & Food service

11 Maine semifinalists in the running for James Beard Awards

Eleven Maine chefs and restaurants have been named semifinalists for the 2018 James Beard Awards, including some familiar names from previous years.
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Tourism & Recreation

How a Moosehead Lake Region inn earned recognition as one of the world's best

Blair Hill Inn in Greenville has been recognized as one of the world's best by the Relais & Chateaux worldwide association of hotels and restaurants. It's the only establishment in the United States...