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CMP, On Target pole donations help KVCC lineworker program

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Central Maine Power and On Target Utility Services donated 27 utility poles to the community college's Hinckley campus, a needed element for the vital program, both the businesses and college said.

With ice cream season upon us, Gifford's widens its supermarket distribution

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Gifford's Famous Ice Cream, headquartered in Skowhegan, will expand store sales in New England, the mid-Atlantic and Southern states. And its Maine ice creams stands open Friday.

Skowhegan grant money will set Kennebec on 'fire'

Maureen Milliken |

The Kennebec River in Skowhegan will light up for special events, the result of a $75,000 grant from the Maine Arts Commission to Main Street Skowhegan. A three-year Creative Communities Economic...

Medicaid expansion spurs state initiative to open call center in Wilton

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A temporary call center in Wilton that will help Maine Department of Health and Human Services staff respond to calls related to Medicaid expansion will also give at least a temporary respite to some...

FAME financing propels development of Rumford hotel

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A 63-room Best Western hotel, that's intended to serve area lodging needs and help revitalize downtown Rumford and River Valley area, will get loan backing from the Finance Authority of Maine, whose...

Former school will become boat storage for a Moosehead Lake marina

Laurie Schreiber |

Moosehead Marina LLC bought the long-vacant 5,000-square-foot former school on 6.71 acres from the state.

Grant, loan mean last remaining portion of Wilton mill will come down

Maureen Milliken |

The last remaining pieces of Wilton’s former Forster Mill will come down with $300,000 in grant and loan money for the ongoing environmental cleanup.

Central Maine Healthcare names new president for Bridgton, Rumford hospitals

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A New Hampshire hospital administrator has been named president of Bridgton and Rumford hospitals, replacing David Frum, who resigned in August, Central Maine Healthcare announced Thursday.

Wilton Barclaycard closing came as surprise to town

Maureen Milliken |

The announcement Barclaycard in Wilton will close at the end of March, putting 227 out of work, was a surprise to the town of 4,100, but the town has been there before.

Diverse group of organizations land Maine Community Foundation broadband grants

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Organizations from York to Penobscot County will share $130,000 in grants awarded by the Maine Community Foundation to 11 communities to increase broadband access across Maine.