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Piles of logs await the chipper in the wood yard of the mill in Jay in 2006.

Jay officials expect Verso Paper mill valuation to drop about $223 million

PORTLAND, Maine — Selectmen in the town of Jay approved a 12.5 percent tax hike Tuesday night in anticipation that valuation of Verso Paper’s mill, …
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Linda Bean says Rockland lobster processing plant has fixed FDA violations

ROCKLAND, Maine — A major lobster processor claims to have fixed a long list of FDA violations. The Food and Drug Administration had sent a …
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From Aerosmith to The Lion King — Nova Star goes big with its vacation packages

When the Nova Star launched in May, it picked up where previous ferry services left off, offering daily trips from Portland to Nova Scotia and …

Cooke Aquaculture plant in Machiasport running again, hires back 40 workers

MACHIASPORT, Maine — Cooke Aquaculture, a leading producer of farm-raised Atlantic salmon and other fish, has resumed operations at a processing plant in Machiasport, the …
C&L Aerospace employee Brian Hart works last month.

Bangor aviation industry growth depends on cultivating local workforce, leaders say

BANGOR, Maine — The success of private businesses in and around Bangor International Airport is more vital than ever to the strength and stability of …
University of Southern Maine sophomore Alex Weeman (center) and senior Eric Dubois (left) demonstrate the new cybersecurity lab's &quotvirtual coffee house," where websites  that look friendly aren't what they seem.

New USM laboratory lets students tackle real-world cybersecurity problems

PORTLAND, Maine — If the study of cybersecurity is the needle, the University of Southern Maine’s new closed-network computer lab will provide the haystack. That’s …
Tim Hortons employees prepare coffee before the company's annual general meeting in Toronto recently.

Burger King agrees to acquire Tim Hortons for $11.4 billion, move headquarters to Canada

Burger King Worldwide agreed to acquire Tim Hortons for about C$12.5 billion ($11.4 billion) in a deal that creates the third-largest fast-food company and moves …

Union employees air contract dispute on MDI

SOUTHWEST HARBOR, Maine — Municipal employees of three Mount Desert …

Damariscotta considers temporary ban on ‘adult’ businesses to allow time to craft local rules

DAMARISCOTTA, Maine — Prompted by an inquiry from the owner …

Goldman Sachs, US agency in mortgage settlement worth $1.2 bln

Goldman Sachs Group Inc. has agreed to a settlement worth …

Camden neighbors threaten legal action if town sells land for ambulance center

CAMDEN, Maine — The neighbors of a town-owned property that …

Industry group leads push for Maine’s southern counties to use reformulated gasoline

PORTLAND, Maine — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is preparing …

Company says Rockport couple stole nearly $5 million through fraudulent billing

ROCKPORT, Maine — An international window treatment company is claiming …

FairPoint.net email customers complain of outage company is still resolving

PORTLAND, Maine — Many people with email addresses at FairPoint …
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