Moosehead Furniture to be Auctioned 

A Maine furniture manufacturer’s plant and equipment are being auctioned off after the company shut its doors.Moosehead Furniture Co. was the largest employer in Monson when it stopped production in October.The owners blame the shutdown on the down economy.An auction for the business is scheduled for January 21st.Moosehead Furniture was formerly known as Moosehead Manufacturing.It was founded in 1947 and had plants in Dover-Foxcroft and Monson. After Moosehead Manufacturing went under in 2007, a business group formed and reopened the Monson plant later that year.