Wednesday, 14 November 2018 12:00

Maine Maritime buying part of former Verso mill site

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BUCKSPORT - Maine Maritime Academy in Castine has agreed to buy six acres of land on the former Verso Paper mill site in Bucksport.

According to a statement from MMA, the college plans to use the land to create a center for professional mariner development.

 

Officials say the center will provide state-of-the-art training for students and professionals.

 

No word on when the project will be completed.

 

However the sale is expected to be finalized within the next few months.