Patten Mill Closing 

A mill in Patten is closing.Company officials say about 18 workers at a wood veneer facility, known as the Appalachian Katahdin Mill, will be impacted by the shutdown.Officials say the closure is due to overall market demand, the rising costs of transportation and managing costs of raw materials.Company officials did not give an exact date when the mill will close, but say it will be in the coming weeks.