Red Shield Restarts Pulp Operations 

Red Shield in Old Town is announcing the startup of its pulping operations. Dan Bird, spokesman for the company, says some employees were called back to work last week in anticipation of the startup next week.Bird says most of the employees laid off last summer will be put back to work. The mill has started taking orders for pulpwood and should be fully operational by next week.Bird says the startup is the result of their unique pulpwood product. He also says company officials have been working on cost-saving measures and the marketing of their high-quality pulp product.