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Maine’s biggest solar farm now operational

The final 25% of a 26,000-panel, 5-megawatt array spread over more than 20 acres at the Madison Business Gateway, was brought online Wednesday.

$4M rehab eyed for Norway Opera House

The Norway Opera House Corp. plans to commission a study to evaluate whether a $4 million rehabilitation of the facility is feasible.

Skowhegan launches second Entrepreneur Challenge


Skowhegan's Entrepreneur Challenge, which this year offers more than $23,000 in benefits and incentives for the winning entrepreneur, opened Friday.

Origin USA plans to double workforce with new Farmington factory


Origin USA, a martial-arts wear manufacturer that began selling jiu jitsu apparel in Industry in 2011, plans to more than double its workforce after opening a new manufacturing plant in Farmington...

Growers compete for Oxford's final medical marijuana permit

The Oxford Planning Board has received two site plan applications for the cultivation of medical marijuana in the town. Only one of them will be allowed to proceed under current town regulations.

Poland Spring inks 15-year deal with Rumford Water District

Poland Spring Water Co. has signed a 15-year agreement with the Rumford Water District to draw up to 150 million gallons of water annually from two of the district's wells.

New financing secured for western Maine small businesses


Community Concepts Inc. has secured financing for a new small business loan program for its Community Concepts Finance Corp.

Catalyst Paper's project would support 62 new jobs at Rumford mill

British Columbia-based Catalyst Paper Corp. projects that a $56 million investment in a tissue-making machine at its Rumford mill would support 62 full-time jobs.

120 jobs lost as Verso shuts down No. 3 machine at Jay mill


Verso Corp. (NYSE: VRS) is permanently shutting down the No. 3 paper machine and associated equipment at its Androscoggin Mill in Jay, resulting in the loss of 120 jobs for workers laid off when the...

Maine Food Insider: Thousands of 'grainiacs' expected to flock to Skowhegan

Lori Valigra |

Skowhegan's Artisan Bread Conference, now in its eleventh year, is expected to attract more than 3,000 attendees and its related Kneading Conference some 250 participants coming from all over the...