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Maine National Park

Maine National Park

| June 24, 2015

  MEDWAY – Residents of Medway are saying no to a proposed national park in northern Maine. The majority of residents voted against the project in the non-binding Tuesday vote. East Millinocket residents are slated to vote in a similar non-binding referendum on Monday. The propsed 75,000-acre national park project would also include a recreation area […]

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Maine Towns Prepare for Nonbinding Votes on National Park

Maine Towns Prepare for Nonbinding Votes on National Park

| June 22, 2015

MEDWAY, Maine (AP) – Two Maine towns will soon host nonbinding referendums about a controversial proposal to create a national park east of Baxter State Park. Medway’s vote is scheduled for Tuesday and East Millinocket’s is slated for Thursday. The park would be made up of 75,000 acres owned by Roxanne Quimby, founder of Burt’s […]

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Layoffs at Great Northern Paper

Layoffs at Great Northern Paper

| February 6, 2014

East Millinocket, ME – Great Northern Paper (GNP), announced Thursday that it must temporarily lay off employees as it continues to work on restructuring mill operations and lowering production costs toward its goal of restarting the mill.  GNP temporarily stopped manufacturing on January 23 due to the current high costs of production combined with lower […]

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