Jay to become a mill town once again

John Godfrey of Godfrey Forest Products announced at a news conference Friday that he plans to manufacture oriented strand board, similar to particleboard, and bring about 125 jobs to the site of the former Androscoggin Mill on Riley Road. The side of the mill closest to state Route 4, where the digester ruptured at Pixelle Specialty Solutions in April 2020, will be torn down and a new 300,000-square-foot facility will be built. Godfrey said the investment would be in the hundreds of millions.

Franklin County to have 98% broadband coverage by summer

At the Wilton Select Board meeting on Tuesday, March 5, Charlie Woodworth told the Select Board the goals of the initiative were coming to fruition and approximately 98% of Franklin County will have access to broadband and fiber optic internet services in some form by mid-summer.

November 2023 Newsletter

Updates on connecting all of our communities with fast fiber internet, our digital literacy program providing free tech help, CEI’s Childcare Business Lab, and workforce housing.