Comments for: FAME issues $16M in tax credits for paper mill investments, gives boatyard $300K loan

Posted Dec. 28, 2012, at 6:19 p.m.

AUGUSTA | The Finance Authority of Maine last week approved roughly $16 million in tax credits for two groups making investments related to Great Northern Paper Co.’s mill in East Millinocket. FAME also approved a $300,000 loan for a Maine boat builder. FAME claims in a media release the …

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  • Anonymous

    So Great Northern gets tax breaks, wage concessions and weaker regulation and still has the chutzpah to extend their hands for more public funding. The owners are lauging all the way to the bank while. the workers toil for less and less. When are our funds going to be spent on sustainable wage jobs that really benefit the community?

  • Anonymous

    Does this mean that Millinocket will get the funding the Governor took away from the School children over the Dolby landfill fiasco? OPEN for business

    • Anonymous

      nope, and unlikely too. Especially where money is getting tighter. C. You know that there was much to the story than him taking money away. They could of cashed the checked then sued him, as to the wording they could of said he using extortion.

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