NewPage announced yesterday that it would shut down a paper machine at the mill in Rumford in mid-February due to tough economic times. The mill employees 830 people and about 120 workers are expected to be laid off.
This past ski season saw plenty of snow and many skiers on Maine mountains. That was the case for Black Mountain in Rumford, however, there is a chance that they could remain closed for this coming ski season.
NewPage paper company will temporarily lay off around 120 hourly maintenance workers next week, that's according to mill spokesman Anthony Lyons. Lyons told the Lewiston Sun Journal that the layoffs are a 'cost containment and money-saving' move.
It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on .
To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you.
To activate your account, please confirm your password.
When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.
*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.
Welcome back to B98.5
It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://b985.fm using your original account information.