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Emergency Grant to Support Former Mill Workers 

Terry Stackhouse

More financial help is coming to the Katahdin region to help laid off mill workers.

Senators Susan Collins and Angus King announced in a joint statement Monday that the U.S. Department of Labor will award a National Emergency Grant worth $284,879.

The money will help support workers who qualify for re-employment services.

More than 200 people have been without jobs at the mill since being laid off in February.

Many of them were officially laid off last week.