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Government & Politics

Front Street Shipyard to add up to 40 jobs as result of $667K federal grant

Front Street Shipyard expects to add up to 40 new jobs as a result of a $667,028 federal grant that will help fund its purchase and installation of a new waterjet cutting machine that will streamline...
Energy & Utilities

Class-action lawsuit filed against CMP over alleged overbillings

Central Maine Power faces a class-action lawsuit from customers alleging they’ve been overcharged in their monthly bills from the utility over the past winter.
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19 Maine airports to get $14M in FAA funding

The Federal Aviation Administration is putting $14 million into infrastructure improvements at 19 Maine airports, the agency said in a news release this week.
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Forest products

Verso to upgrade Jay mill for specialty papermaking

Verso Corp., which stands to receive up to $42 million in a trade dispute settlement with Canadian paper companies approved by the U.S. Department of Commerce earlier this month, is planning to ramp...
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Food businesses trending away from single-use plastic items

Increasing numbers of Maine food businesses and lodgings are putting themselves in the forefront of national and international trends to switch out from petroleum-based items like straws, to-go...