A total of 23 new jobs have been created by the bunk house project, and that doesn’t include the extra five people needed at the site, such as the crane operator, to install the building, Walton said.
Aircraft refurbishing company Oxford Aviation says it plans to hire another 20 workers over the next two months as business picks up.
The Passamaquoddy Tribe at Indian Township has nearly completed lining up investors for a $25 million water bottling plant, a project that tribal Gov. Joseph Socabasin said will provide 96 full-time, good-paying jobs with benefits.
Carbonite’s CEO David Friend had promised several months ago to bring jobs back to the United States and he has said Maine’s lack of bureaucracy in the permitting process was a factor in relocating to Maine.