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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...

Grant to help business owners impacted by mill layoffs and closings in Jay and Madison


Business owners affected by mill layoffs and closings in Jay and Madison will get help from the Maine Small Business Development Centers through a grant program designed for economically distressed...

Newry real estate broker partners with global vacation firm

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Mountain Real Estate Co., formed four years ago in Newry, has partnered with Portland, Ore.-based Vacasa, a vacation rental management company.

Bethel Area Chamber promotes from within for new leader

The Bethel Area Chamber of Commerce's Executive Director Robin Zinchuk, a 31-year veteran, has passed on those duties to her co-worker of five years, Jessie Perkins.

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.