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Bucksport salmon farm expected to break ground next spring

October 11, 2018
The company planning to build an indoor salmon farm in Bucksport — Maine’s second such facility — hopes to begin construction next spring. Whole Oceans intends to file, or has filed,...
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Maine’s Mill Towns Search for New Life

-The Wall Street Journal

October 2, 2018
MILLINOCKET, Maine—The commercial street in the heart of this small town has a new ice cream shop. A local nonprofit plans to revamp a dilapidated building into a co-working space, and a graphic-design...
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Maine ready to start planning for bicentennial celebration

-The Bangor Daily News

October 2, 2018
The commission charged with commemorating Maine’s upcoming bicentennial is ready to begin planning the celebration. The Maine Bicentennial Commission chaired by Democratic state Sen. William...
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Redevelopment of shuttered Millinocket mill gets $5.3M boost

September 28, 2018
Developers of the former Great Northern Paper mill site in Millinocket will get federal aid to implement infrastructure improvements that will help them establish an industrial park. The U.S. Secretary...
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Maine women-owned businesses best in two categories


August 24, 2018
A new national report looking at growth trends in women-owned firms between 2002 and 2018 puts Maine at the top of the 50 states and the District of Columbia in two categories: The percentage increase...
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