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By JONI AVERILL The Millinocket Community Garden of Hope, wrote Jan Moore, will be a Pink Tulip Garden "in honor of all the women who have touched our lives who have been affected by breast cancer." The Women's Fellowship of the First Congregational Church of Millinocket has ordered more than 200 pink tulip bulbs for the garden, 100 to be planted and 100 to sell, Moore wrote.
By NICK SAMBIDES JR.; OF THE NEWS STAFF LEE - The communities of SAD 30 will remain among the approximately 25 towns of the proposed Regional School Unit 17, school officials said Thursday.
By NICK SAMBIDES JR.; OF THE NEWS STAFF MILLINOCKET - Another nine workers will be laid off by Friday at the paper mill on Katahdin Avenue as management continues the mill mothballing process, officials said Tuesday.
MILLINOCKET - Katahdin Valley Health Center honored state Rep. Anne Perry, D-Calais, as the recipient of KVHC's State Legislative Award at its board of directors meeting held at the Young House last month.
By NICK SAMBIDES JR.; OF THE NEWS STAFF MILLINOCKET - Referring to the indefinite shutdown of the Katahdin Paper mill as "totally unnecessary," Town Councilor Scott Gonya on Thursday called upon mill parent company Brookfield Asset Management to name former mill Manager Serge Sorokin chief executive officer of Katahdin Paper.
By NICK SAMBIDES JR.; OF THE NEWS STAFF MILLINOCKET - The Katahdin Avenue paper mill, which was due to cease production today, will stay open until at least the middle of next week and could return to a biomass-fueled plant as early as April 2009, union officials said Monday. Katahdin Paper Co.
By NICK SAMBIDES JR.; OF THE NEWS STAFF MILLINOCKET - Gov. John Baldacci will hold a multibillion-dollar Toronto-based conglomerate to its promise to reopen the Katahdin Avenue mill before he acts on other options, he said Saturday.
I am thinking that it is high time that the Land Use Regulation Commission and Augusta decide to do what is best for the people of Maine instead of accommodating out-of-state big money in projects like Plum Creek.