Report: Maine’s Rural Roads, Bridges in Poor Condition

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A new report focusing on rural roadways finds almost one 1 of 5 in Maine in poor condition and around 1 in 6 rural bridges to be structurally deficient. The report was prepared by the Washington-based group TRIP, which represents insurers, road builders, transport companies and workers.“Worn out pavements, oftentimes cracking or rutting of those […]

Former York County probate judge sanctioned again 

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Maine’s supreme court has suspended for two years the law license of former York County Probate Judge Robert Nadeau for multiple violations of the state’s code of judicial conduct. The 34-page decision by the Maine Supreme Judicial Court, handed down on Tuesday, is the latest setback for Nadeau, who was suspended 30 days last summer […]

Paper mills look for new markets to survive

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Portland Press Herald: “A global decline in demand for the kind of paper that has been the mainstay of the industry in Maine has prompted several mills to reposition themselves for new product lines – and, hopefully, a brighter future. Three Maine mills have recently announced that they are converting machinery that once produced reams of […]

Court looking the Buy Land in York County

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The York County Courthouse Site Selection Commission will make a recommendation regarding the site to the Supreme Judicial Court.  The following will be among the criteria considered in site selection: A location that allows for reasonable access from a major road. A parcel of approximately seven (7) buildable acres appropriately zoned for courthouse use. A […]

Bixby and Co. wins $100,000 grant

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Bangor Daily News  “Kate McAleer of Bixby and Co. has received a considerable stimulus from New York designer Tory Burch for reinventing the candy bar. The Tory Burch Foundation announced Monday that McAleer, founder of Rockland’s organic craft chocolate biz, is the company’s inaugural pitch winner. The honor comes with a $100,000 investment for product […]