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 […]

Maine courts to keep records public

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Portland Press Herald: “The Maine court system reversed itself on sealing some court records after pressure from media groups, officials said Wednesday. Dismissed criminal cases that had been ordered sealed will remain public records as they have in the past, according to a spokeswoman for the Maine court system.”