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Workers leave the Verso Paper Co. mill in Bucksport on Thursday morning. The company announced Wednesday that the mill will shut down in December.

Verso mill in Bucksport to close by year’s end, 570 employees to lose jobs

2 hours ago In an announcement that caught many people off guard, Verso Paper officials indicated Wednesday afternoon the local mill will shut down by …
U.S. Rep. Mike Michaud, the Democratic nominee for governor in the 2014 election, talks with Bath Iron Works union representative Kelly Ammons of Topsham during a visit to the shipyard on Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014.

National union leader visits Maine to back Michaud, condemn LePage ‘right to work’ push

BATH | The president of the nation’s largest unionized labor organization came to Maine on Wednesday to boost Democratic U.S. Rep. Mike Michaud’s campaign …
Maine State House

Barely half of Maine’s legislative candidates tap public campaign fund, a record low since Clean Election Act passed

AUGUSTA | The steady, precipitous decline in participation in Maine’s publicly funded election program continues this year, with only about half of all legislative …

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PUC staff says benefits of Maine investing in natural gas capacity unlikely to exceed costs

PORTLAND | A report issued Wednesday directs state regulators to move forward with caution …

Coast Guard rescues two stranded on sailboat in York Harbor

10 mins ago Two sailors from Boston were resting aboard their sailboat in York Harbor …

Hunt for Gray teen ends when police find him in a tree

POWNAL | The search for a 17-year-old male from Gray, who allegedly attempted Tuesday …

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