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New ownership breathes new life into Phillips plant(0)

July 27, 2017

PHILLIPS – For seven years, the plant sat empty alongside the Rangeley Road, its building shuttered and trucks parked in place. Then, in May, the newly-christened North Country Concrete shipped its first load of concrete, utilizing its two operational trucks. Since then, North Country Concrete has brought six trucks online, and is in the process […]

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CMP submits project bids that include western Maine transmission line

Central Maine Power is submitting multiple bids in response to a Massachusetts request for proposals, utilizing a transmission line running through western Maine to deliver clean energy from the state from Canada.

Following the passage of An Act Relative to Energy Diversity in 2016, Massachusetts issued an RFP to bring up to 9.45 terawatts of clean energy power into the state. CMP submitted their proposals Thursday, the final day of the RFP.

Administration shuffle leads two Mt. Blue principals to Skowhegan, third back to Farmington

FARMINGTON – Mt. Blue Regional School District will be seeing shifts in administration for the upcoming school year after receiving the resignation of two principals, hiring a familiar face to fill one vacancy. Mt. Blue High School principal and campus coordinator Bruce Mochamer resigned earlier this summer. More recently, Mochamer accepted the position as principal […]

Maine Supreme Court rules against New Sharon woman accused of illegally possessing animals

PORTLAND – The state’s highest court has announced that it has affirmed the December 2016 decision reached in the Franklin County Superior Court, convicting a New Sharon woman of contempt of court. That conviction relates to a life-long ban on the possession of animals, stemming from two animal cruelty convictions. Carol Murphy, 72 of New […]


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