Millinocket Town Office
197 Penobscot Ave,
Millinocket, Maine 04462
Phone: (207) 723-7000
Fax: (207) 723-7002

News Room

WABITV5 Baxter State Park Director Retiring After 31 Years in Millinocket

Mainebiz “Millinocket Marathon: A race where runners pay their own way”

WABITV5 “Millinocket Marathon Draws Thousands To Katahdin Region”

Maine Public “Millinocket Marathon & Half Draws More than 1000 Runners to Katahdin Region”

BDN “Marathon draws racers, money to rebounding mill town”

WLBZ2 Local Man Seeks Help Fixing up Town’s Veterans Memorial

Mainebiz Renovation of Millinocket health clinic helped by guaranteed federal loan

Mainebiz Lakeside Lodge in Millinocket hits the market for 2.4 million

 Mainebiz “Millinocket housing project aims to attract young workers”

WABI TV5 “Library Receives $500,000 Grant”

Fox22/ABC7 “Millinocket Memorial Library Receives a Generous Grant”

Maine Public “Senator King Sees Economic Growth Potential in Millinocket Visit

Fox22/ABC7 “Senator King tours Millinocket mill and Talks about development of the site”

WABITV5 “Senator King Tours Katahdin Region and Former Mill Site in hopes of Economic Development”

WLBZ2 “Millinocket receives portion of mill site in ‘Our Katahdin’ deal”

WABITV5 “Knights of Columbus Host Annual BBQ”

WABITV5 “New Owners Bring New Life to Old Business”

The Maine Edge “Millinocket mill redevelopment partnership announced”


Newsday “Maine’s new Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument welcomes visitors”

Bangor Daily News “1-minute hike: River Pond Nature Trail near Millinocket”

Bangor Daily News “Mark Zuckerberg visits Millinocket; gives shout out to BPD’s Duck of Justice”

WLBZ2 “Millinocket real estate company says national monument is drawing in business”

Bangor Daily News “Stearns High School Announces Valedictorian & Salutatorian”

Bangor Daily News “Millinocket Marathon and Half has 1,500 registrants 11 months before race”

Bangor Daily News “North Light Gallery Call to Artists”

Bangor Daily News “A photo story reflection on running the Millinocket Marathon and Half”

Bangor Daily News “Volunteers to revitalize ‘the worst building’ they could find in Millinocket”

Portland Press Herald “Charles Lawton: Approach taken by Our Katahdin may show the way to prosperity”

Bangor Daily News “Katahdin group buys former Great Northern Paper mill site in Millinocket”

The Hill “Channeling Teddy Roosevelt: How Trump and Interior’s Ryan Zinke can protect public lands”

WCSH6 “Nonprofit inherits $1.5M tax debt along with Millinocket mill property”

Bangor Daily News “LePage refuses to put up road signs for North Woods national monument”

Bangor Daily News “Maine teacher hikes deep into Baxter State Park to create new trail guide”

Bangor Daily News “All signs point to monument being positive addition to Maine, even if LePage tries to hide it”

Maine Public “‘Everything Changed’ — Millinocket-Area Businesses Tout Benefits of National Monument”

Competitor “The Magic of Millinocket: Runners Get Warm Welcome on Cold Maine Weekend”

Down East “Marathon Man”

WLBZ2 “Basketball tournament is more than a game for Millinocket towns”

Bangor Daily News “This week’s big buck: 250-pounder near Millinocket”

Bangor Daily News “Lawsuit settlement clears path for sale of shuttered Great Northern Paper mill property”

Bangor Daily News “Collins, King, Pingree urge LePage to drop fight against North Woods monument”

Maine Wire “What’s going on in the North Woods?”

Bangor Daily News “Has recruiting international students helped balance Maine high school budgets?”

The Washington Post “Proposed National Monument is a multi-million dollar gift wrapped in distrust”

Bangor Daily News “Millinocket woman frees skunk from sticky, and potentially stinky, situation”

WCPO Cincinnati, Ohio “McNicholas High School grad finds magic, grit along Appalachian Trail”

Bangor Daily News “Volunteers eyeing 3,000-acre site for state’s first ATV-snowmobile park”


The New York Times “Review: In ‘Bluebird’ Momentary Distraction Sets Off a Chain of Misery”


The Free Press “Magic City Through The Looking Glass Series”

The New York Times “On the Longest Hiking Trails, a Woman Finds Equal Footing”

Bangor Daily News “Former Millinocket town manager named interim manager of Lincoln”

WLBZ2 “Snow crushes once popular bowling alley in downtown Millinocket”

The Indiana Gazette “Katahdin offers chance for rustic adventures”

Portland Press Herald “Millinocket Marathon’s goal: To get Maine mill town back on its feet”

Hartford Courant “Runners Give Tiny Millinocket, Maine, A Boost And Warm The Hearts Of Community”

The Washington Post “Tiny Maine is getting outside attention from Clinton and Trump”

Portland Press Herald “how much further can Millinocket fall?”

The New York Times “A Paper Mill Goes Quiet and the Community it Built Gropes for a Way Forward”

Seacoast Online “Police summit Katahdin in honor of fallen officer”

Bangor Daily News “New Millinocket councilors sworn in, begin pursuing goals”

Bangor Daily News “Marathon event to benefit struggling Katahdin region”

Down East “Dear Millinocket”

News & Events

OFFICIAL election results for the November 7, 2017 elections.

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Millinocket Marathon and Half bring thousands to town, boosts local economy.

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Economic Development | The Town of Millinocket launches annual survey to guide economic development

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