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 […]
LINCOLN, Maine (AP) – Maine Gov. Paul LePage says the administration will do everything it can to help 200 workers furloughed because of a boiler explosion last month at Lincoln Paper and Tissue. The layoffs of roughly half the workforce will be for an indefinite length of time. LePage said Wednesday that the Labor Department’s […]
With time running out, Caribou city department heads are whittling down the 2013 budget, trying to earn acceptance from Caribou taxpayers. A hearing was held Tuesday evening for the public to provide feedback. NewsSource 8′s Dick Palm has more on the ongoing process.