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  • Thursday, April 17, 2014 3:05 PM

    The Board of Directors of the Finance Authority of Maine (FAME) today approved new financing for Thermogen I, LLC, an entity with plans to develop a black pellet mill at the former Great Northern Paper mill in Millinocket.  The project is expected to help to create 55 direct jobs and approximately 281 indirect jobs in the region. 


  • Monday, March 24, 2014 8:57 AM

    At its March 20, 2014 meeting, the Board of Directors of the Finance Authority of Maine (FAME) approved bond financing for St. Croix Tissue, Inc., which is located in Baileyville. The proceeds will be used to partially finance the purchase and installation of two new, large tissue-making machines. FAME’s actions will help St. Croix and a related company, Woodland Pulp, LLC, create and retain approximately 450 Maine jobs.