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Public Meeting - 230 Penobscot Ave Cleanup

This notice is to inform the public that Our Katahdin Capital is submitting an application to receive funding from the Maine Department of Economic and Community Development Brownfield Revolving Loan Fund (RLF) to perform cleanup activities at the former Miller’s Department Store located at 230 Penobscot Avenue in Millinocket, Maine. RLF Grant funds would be used to cleanup and abate pigeon guano and hazardous building materials to support redevelopment and reuse of the building. A copy of the draft application and a Draft Analysis of Brownfield Cleanup Alternatives (ABCA) is currently available for public review at the Our Katahdin Capital office located at 245 Aroostook Avenue in Millinocket, and on Our Katahdin Capital’s website.

Our Katahdin Capital will be receiving public comments on these documents until Wednesday, September 28, 2022 at 3:00 p.m. Comments can be submitted in writing to Mr. Steve Sanders via email at steve at onekatahdin dot com. Please include your full name, address, telephone number, and email address in your correspondence.


Public Meeting - Research Building/Pilot Plant Cleanup

This notice is to inform the public that Our Katahdin is submitting an application to receive funding from the Maine Department of Economic and Community Development Brownfield Revolving Loan Fund (RLF) to perform cleanup activities at the Research Building/Pilot Plant located at 1 Katahdin Avenue at the former Great Northern Paper Mill Site. RLF Grant and/or loan funds would be used to repair the roof of the structure after asbestos abatement had occurred, in order to support redevelopment and reuse of the building. A copy of the draft application and a Draft Analysis of Brownfield Cleanup Alternatives (ABCA) is currently available for public review at the Our Katahdin office located at 245 Aroostook Avenue in Millinocket, and on Our Katahdin’s website.

Our Katahdin will be receiving public comments on these documents until Wednesday, September 28, 2022 at 3:00 p.m. Comments can be submitted in writing to Mr. Steve Sanders, Director of Mill Site Redevelopment via email at steve at onekatahdin dot com. Please include your full name, address, telephone number, and email address in your correspondence.


Public Meeting - Wastewater Treatment Plant/Clarifier Cleanup

This notice is to inform the public that Our Katahdin is submitting an application to receive funding from the Maine Department of Economic and Community Development Brownfield Revolving Loan Fund (RLF) to perform cleanup activities at the abandoned Wastewater Treatment Plant and Clarifier Structure located off the Medway Road (across from the airport) at the former Great Northern Paper Mill Site. RLF Grant and/or loan funds would be used to abate hazardous building materials and demolish the Site buildings to support redevelopment and reuse of the Site. A copy of the draft application and a Draft Analysis of Brownfield Cleanup Alternatives (ABCA) is currently available for public review at the Our Katahdin office located at 245 Aroostook Avenue in Millinocket, and on Our Katahdin’s website.

Our Katahdin will be receiving public comments on these documents until Wednesday, September 28, 2022 at 3:00 p.m. Comments can be submitted in writing to Mr. Steve Sanders, Director of Mill Site Redevelopment via email at steve at onekatahdin dot com. Please include your full name, address, telephone number, and email address in your correspondence.


Public Meeting - Administration Building Cleanup

Topic: Administration Building Cleanup

Time: June 21, 2022 6:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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Portland-based renewable energy company to expand into Millinocket

MILLINOCKET – Creating the next generation of a river-driven power system will be the focus of a testing facility at One North, the former Great Northern Paper Mill site in Millinocket.

Portland-based Ocean Renewable Power Co. announced Monday it was partnering with Our Katahdin to create the testing center.

Ocean Renewable, known as ORPC, develops renewable power systems that harness energy from free-flowing rivers and tidal currents. Read more



Matching Gifts

Thanks Hampden Electrical, another outstanding supporter of the Katahdin Region, for matching $1000 in donations to Our Katahdin projects.

Hampden Electrical

337 Perry Rd. Suite #1
Bangor, ME 04401

IDEXX, with its continued dedication to the health of Maine communities, has generously matched $1500 in donations to
Revitalize Hillcrest Park IDEXX Laboratories

Thank you Lisa Caruso and Jay Peavey for generously matching $500 in donations to the
Katahdin Area Communal Gardens
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