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Craig Stuart-Paul, chief executive of Maryland-based Fiberight, speaks at the Municipal Review Committee board meeting at the Orono town office Wednesday.

Trashanol: Vendor pitches garbage-to-energy technology to board representing 187 Maine towns

ORONO, Maine — While the Department of Environmental Protection considers an application from the Municipal Review Committee to open an integrated solid waste and recycling …
A police officer looks on near the site of the train wreckage in Lac Megantic, July 9, 2013. The crude oil freight train that derailed and blew up in the small town of Lac-Megantic early on Saturday morning, July 6, 2013, was traveling far too fast when it went off the rails, investigators told reporters.

Maine delegates laud proposed steps to prevent Lac-Megantic-level railway disaster in US

BANGOR, Maine — The U.S. Department of Transportation rolled out a series of proposed new rail safety rules on Wednesday, including phasing out tens of …
Portland Mayor Michael Brennan

Portland mayor proposes $10.68 citywide minimum wage by 2017

PORTLAND, Maine — With a preliminary plan in mind, Mayor Michael Brennan and members of his Minimum Wage Advisory Committee want residents, business owners and …

Downeast LNG proposes expanded project, submits request to energy regulators

ROBBINSTON, Maine — Downeast LNG has submitted a pre-filing request to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to develop its proposed liquefied natural gas import-export facility, …
Turbines on Heifer Hill that are part of the Bull Hill Wind Project put up by First Wind in Township 16, seen here February 2013.

After legal challenge, Maine utility regulators again OK $333 million partnership between Emera, First Wind

PORTLAND, Maine — The Maine Public Utilities Commission voted 2-1 Tuesday to allow Emera Maine’s parent company to invest $333 million through a joint venture …
The Penobscot River House in Old Town.

Old Town’s Penobscot River House now under Volunteers of America management

OLD TOWN, Maine — The Penobscot River House — the old riverside woolen mill that was changed 30 years ago into affordable housing for the …
Vehicles leave the Katahdin Avenue industrial park in Millinocket after an auction of papermaking equipment on Thursday, June 19, 2014.

Great Northern Paper auctioneer makes partial tax payment but still behind schedule

MILLINOCKET, Maine — The auctioneer paying Great Northern Paper Co. LLC’s approximately $1.18 million net personal property tax debt made a $133,500 payment Friday, Town …

Land from failed Damariscotta business and residential development to be auctioned

DAMARISCOTTA, Maine — The Damariscotta properties where a group of …

Athens biomass plant to get $30 million investment

ATHENS, Maine — In a deal that would trigger about …

Maine environmental board OKs higher mercury emissions limit for Dragon Cement

PORTLAND, Maine — The Maine Board of Environmental protection will …

Atlantic City’s Trump Plaza Hotel to close in September

The Trump Plaza Hotel is expected to close in September, …
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