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  1. Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015: Trapping, NFL footballs, Bucksport millRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

    ... a businessman who, over my career, has bought, sold and created businesses. I have no love for unions, and I think Bucksport could succeed after Verso Paper because of its natural beauty and deep protected harbor. But when evidence revealed other ...

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  2. New element helps Dexter edge Bucksport for Eastern Maine Class C cheerleading titleRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 24 | Bangor Daily News

    The Dexter High School team holds up the first place trophy after winning the Eastern Maine Class C Regional cheerleading competition Saturday at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor. Buy Photo Bucksport High School performs during the Eastern Maine Class C Regional cheerleading competition Saturday at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor.

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  3. Bucksport Boys Basketball 54 at DIS 33Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Bangor Daily News

    At Deer Isle, Tyler Pye led all scorers with 14 points to help Bucksport defeat the Mariners.

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  4. Firm owner says letter expressing interest in Bucksport mill was 'not authorized'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Bangor Daily News

    In a brief letter filed Thursday in U.S. District Court in Bangor, the owner of a company that reportedly expressed an interest in acquiring the former Verso Paper mill in Bucksport said that a memorandum submitted to the court earlier in the week had been sent in without the company's knowledge or approval. Kamala Rajan, who describes himself in the Jan. 22 letter as "the sole shareholder and CEO" of Minimill Technologies Inc., based in East Syracuse, New York, tells Judge John Woodcock in the letter that the company is investigating who may have been behind the prior communication.

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  5. PTC tells the story of 'Guys on Ice;' offers free show for displaced Bucksport millworkersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Bangor Daily News

    ... has offered a complimentary performance of the show for displaced millworkers at the former Verso paper mill in Bucksport. The special performance is set for 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 28, and is free for former mill workers and their families. ...

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  6. Wrestling with a numbers crunch: Maine Principals' Association...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Bangor Daily News

    Bucksport's Devin Darveau works on his moves with Foster Ashmore during wrestling practice Wednesday in Bucksport. Buy Photo Bucksport's Josue Tuctuc works on his moves with partner Jacob Wilson during wrestling practice Wednesday in Bucksport.

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  7. Union asks federal judge to reconsider dismissal of lawsuit over severance pay for Verso millworkersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Bangor Daily News

    Verso Paper mill workers leave the mill one last time Dec. 17, 2014, in Bucksport. Bucksport officials and residents organized a rally for workers of the Verso mill.

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  8. Wednesday morning headlines from WMTW News 8Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | WMTW-TV Auburn

    ... TO CORRECT THOSE HAZARDS... OFFICIALS SAY THEY WILL DETERMINE IF ANY ENFORCEMENT ACTIONS ARE NECESSARY. IN BUCKSPORT, THE HEAD OF A CANADIAN METAL RECYCLER INTERESTED IN PURCHASING THE PAPER MILL THERE SAYS HE'S SKEPTICAL ABOUT THREE OTHER COMPANIES ...

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  9. Maine mill buyer skeptical of firms that want to reopen itRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Norwalk Citizen News

    In this file photo made Sept. 20, 2013, steam from the Verso paper mill is backlit by the light of the setting moon in this time-exposure, in Bucksport, Maine.

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  10. Judge refuses to halt sale of Bucksport mill to Canadian scrap metal firmRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Bangor Daily News

    The sale of the Bucksport mill to a subsidiary of scrap dealer American Iron & Metal for $58 million may go forward after a federal judge Tuesday refused to halt it due to possible antitrust violations. U.S. District Judge John Woodcock said in his 73-page ruling, issued about 2 p.m. Tuesday, that lawyers for the machinists union "have not met their burden to demonstrate a strong likelihood of success on the merits of their claims."

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  11. Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015: MLK, immigrants, carbon tax, Bucksport millRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Bangor Daily News

    ... To learn more about this policy proposal, check out www.citizensclimatelobby.org . If this great paper mill in Bucksport is allowed to be sold to a scrap dealer in Canada to be destroyed, then something is surely wrong with our system. Verso is evil ...

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  12. Judge denies union's attempt to block Bucksport mill saleRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 20 | New Jersey Herald

    A federal judge has denied a labor union's attempt to block the sale of a shuttered Bucksport, Maine, paper mill to a Canadian scrap metal recycler. The union filed an antitrust lawsuit seeking to restrain Verso Paper Corp. from selling the mill to AIM Development LLC of Canada.

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  13. Head of Bucksport mill buyer skeptical of potential buyersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | NewsOK.com

    The head of a firm that intends to buy a shuttered Bucksport, Maine, paper mill says he will be skeptical about three companies interested in purchasing and reopening the facility until they offer prices. AIM Development LLC intends to buy the Verso mill in Bucksport, which Verso Paper Corp. closed last month and plans to sell to the Canadian metal recycler.

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  14. Judge urges parties in Bucksport mill suit, potential buyers 'to sit down in a room together'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Bangor Daily News

    BANGOR, Maine - A federal judge Tuesday encouraged representatives from shuttered Bucksport paper mill owner Verso, buyer American Iron & Metal, the workers, potential buyers and the governor's office "to sit down in a room together" and "work something out." U.S. District Court Judge John Woodcock said that either U.S. Magistrate Judge John Nivison or U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Louis Kornreich could act as mediators for such a meeting.

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  15. June E. ClarkRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | Bangor Daily News

    ... by a grandson, Raymond Ward and a son-in-law, Boyd Ward. She is survived by her children, Sandra Ward of Bucksport, Simone and her husband, Gary Sommers of Salem, NH, and Steve Clark and his wife, Dawn Tunstead of Veazie. June shared her ...

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  16. Bucksport official says town pleased by mill offer from Asian firmRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | Bangor Daily News

    A town official said Monday that he was "pleasantly surprised" to hear over the weekend about another potential suitor for the defunct Verso Paper mill in Bucksport. David Milan, the town's economic development director, said Monday that Kejriwal Singapore International is not one of the paper-making firms that officials had heard had tried to contact Verso to inquire about buying the mill before Verso announced it would sell it to scrap metal dealer American Iron & Metal.

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  17. Arts newsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | Bangor Daily News

    ... offer a complimentary performance of "Guys on Ice" especially for those affected by the recent mill closure in Bucksport. The special performance is scheduled for 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 28, at the Bangor Opera House and is available exclusively to ...

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  18. Elaine M. KelleherRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 18 | Bangor Daily News

    BANGOR & BUCKSPORT - Elaine M. Kelleher, 91, passed away on January 15, 2015 after a period of declining health. She was born Elaine Margaret Mitchell in Bucksport on June 11, 1923 to William M. and Julia Mitchell.

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  19. Singapore papermaker wants to buy Bucksport mill, according to reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 17 | Bangor Daily News

    ... will or will not release at that time we won't speculate on." "When we learned about the impending closing of the Bucksport Pulp and Paper mill a we made inquiries about purchasing the mill and were told the mill had been sold," the letter said. "We ...

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  20. Bucksport getting ready for demolition of former Verso paper millRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | Sun Journal

    Officials in Bucksport are getting ready for the demolition of a paper mill that is set to be sold to a Canadian metal recycler. WCSH-TV reported the sale of the Verso paper mill is still pending, but Bucksport officials have amended a local ordinance regulating the demolition.

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