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  1. Yes on Question 3: A small investment for small businessesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Bangor Daily News

    ... news lately for its involvement with Cate Street Capital and Great Northern Paper Co., owners of closed mills in Millinocket and East Millinocket. So, it is important to note that the programs that would be funded from the bond in Question 3 are for ...

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  2. Weldon Bryant AstleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | Bangor Daily News

    ... younger sister, Charlene. He was an avid outdoorsman and spent a great deal of his life in the woods surrounding Millinocket. Weldon left high school at 16 to join the U.S. Marines, serving in the Pacific during World War II and he re-enlisted to ...

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  3. Eastern Maine business leaders say collaboration is key to recovering from mill layoffsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | Bangor Daily News

    ... the midst of EMDC planning on how to handle job losses at other mills in the region. Mills in Old Town and East Millinocket shut down earlier this year, and a mill in Lincoln laid off half its workforce . EMDC says an estimated 1,500 laid-off ...

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  4. Millinocket school superintendent says merger with Lee Academy something 'to explore'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | Bangor Daily News

    The private high school's headmaster, W. Gus LeBlanc, said there has been "little or no communication" between Lee Academy and Millinocket officials since Superintendent Frank Boynton assumed office in July. "The last review I completed found there to be financial issues that would need to be resolved in order to make any resolution feasible.

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  5. All three candidates score victories, endure defeats in first televised debateRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 15 | Bangor Daily News

    ... over his failed involvement in bringing Cate Street Capitol in to run the Great Northern Paper Co. in East Millinocket by admitting that the deal went sour and saying that his administration is "investigating the whole thing in Millinocket, going ...

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  6. Great Northern mill auction delayed one weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | Sun Journal

    ... The concept is that you have a finite time to maximize the value of what you have inherited as a trustee." Millinocket attorney Dean Beaupain, who represents East Millinocket and its claim of about $1.3 million in delinquent real estate and property ...

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  7. Michaud says Maine's paper mills can find ways to surviveRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | Sun Journal

    ... across the state, can still find ways to survive, he argued. Municipalities including Bucksport and East Millinocket need to sit down with industry leaders, foresters and other stakeholders to decide on a long-term vision for the paper and forest ...

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  8. Selectmen seek appeal of East Millinocket's $106 million valuationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 13 | Bangor Daily News

    ... into account the mill closure," Marston said. GNP Maine Holdings LLC, owner of Great Northern Paper Co.'s East Millinocket operation, filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy last month in Delaware, where the firm was incorporated. The mill ceased operations ...

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  9. Mattanawcook Girls Soccer 0 at Schenck 3Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 13 | Bangor Daily News

    At Lincoln, Anne-Laure Kling scored two goals during a three-goal second half that carried the Wolverines to victory over the Lynx. Schenck of East Millinocket (4-5-3) also scored an own goal, while Taylor McLaughlin and Ali Noddin combined to make 6 saves on 9 shots to secure the shutout.

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  10. 'Industries don't last in one place forever': Public investment ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 13 | Bangor Daily News

    ... say potential buyers are still sniffing around shuttered mill properties and related assets in Old Town, East Millinocket and Bucksport, but there's an air of uncertainty hanging over each facility that represents not just jobs but the long history ...

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  11. James C. "Jim" Belanger, Sr.Read the original story

    Sunday Oct 12 | Bangor Daily News

    East Millinocket - James C. "Jim" Belanger, 75, died Sunday, October 12, 2014, at the home he was born in on December 25, 1938, in East Millinocket. Jim grew up in East Millinocket, and was a member of the last graduating class from the original Schenck High School in 1957.

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  12. Medomak Valley Football 12 at Stearns 30Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 10 | Bangor Daily News

    At Alumni Field in Millinocket Friday night, senior running back Marc Morneault ran for 214 yards and three touchdowns on 13 carries to lead the Minutemen to an exhibition game victory against Medomak Valley.

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  13. Connecticut man dies after fishing boat capsizes on Wytopitlock LakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 10 | Bangor Daily News

    ... Paul Farrington and Josh Beal headed to the lake, which is in Aroostook County about 20 miles northeast of Millinocket and about 15 miles southeast of Island Falls. With the assistance of searchers from the Hainesville Fire Department, which is ...

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  14. McKeen pens - Gritty' memoirRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 10 | Republican Journal

    ... book recounts the rocky and nomadic journey of Verna McKeen through the 1900s: running away at 12 from her Millinocket home to join the circus; eloping to wed in Canada at 16; and stoically making do through the doleful decade of the 1930s. In all, ...

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  15. Public investment or corporate welfare? The search for consistency on the doleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 10 | Bangor Daily News

    Mike: Cynthia, you missed quite a week. The changing forest industries - with growth in Baileyville and Ashland with closings in Bucksport and Millinocket - has led to a discussion about the myriad of incentives used to attract and support businesses.

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  16. Millinocket again extends school tuition offer to East Millinocket, MedwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 9 | Bangor Daily News

    It's been rejected before , but the Millinocket school board has again offered to accept students from neighboring towns East Millinocket and Medway, officials said Thursday. The offer to accept 191 East Millinocket K-12 students for $1,579,000, or $8,267 per student, went to East Millinocket and Medway selectmen and school boards on Oct. 1. Medway's tuition is not specified in the two-page letter , but it would be comparable with East Millinocket's, according to Millinocket school board Chairman Michael Jewers.

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  17. Bankruptcy judge schedules GNP creditors meeting in BangorRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 7 | Bangor Daily News

    A federal bankruptcy judge on Tuesday set Oct. 29 as the date for more than 1,100 creditors owed money by the company that owns the East Millinocket paper mill to meet. The meeting will be held at 10 a.m. at the Penobscot County Probate Court located in the historic county courthouse on Hammond Street in Bangor instead of in the small bankruptcy courtroom on the third floor of the Margaret Chase Smith Federal Building on Harlow Street.

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  18. Maine SBDC Secures Grant to Help Transition Unemployed to Entrepreneurship in the Millinocket RegionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 7 | Bangor Daily News

    The Maine Small Business Development Centers has received funds from the U.S. Small Business Administration's Portable Assistance Grant Program to develop Be Your Own Boss, a program that will provide entrepreneurial counseling and training for potential and existing business owners in the Katahdin Region who have been adversely affected by the closure of the Great Northern Paper Co. The program will be a collaborative effort of the Maine SBDC in association with Northern Maine Development Commission, Maine Centers for Women, Work and Community and the Katahdin Area Chamber of Commerce.

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  19. School leaders in Millinocket seek court judgment approving $620,000 cut in retiree benefitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 6 | Bangor Daily News

    Brenda Angotti spent 37 years in Millinocket schools helping build award-winning music programs, secure in the knowledge that she would have health care benefits until she died, she said Monday. "There were years where we gave up raises to keep that benefit.

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  20. Merle R. NelsonRead the original story

    Monday Oct 6 | Bangor Daily News

    ... to visit with the family 6-8 p.m. Thursday, October 9 at the Lamson Funeral Home, 17 Western Avenue, East Millinocket. The family wishes to thank the staff at Millinocket Regional Hospital for their amazing care and compassion. In lieu of flowers we ...

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