Developer wants to bring green industry to old mill site

Ray StillwellRay Stillwell says the former Smurfit-Stone mill site in Frenchtown will have new business – but he can’t say who or when just yet. Stillwell is co-owner of the Illinois-based Green Investment Group that bought the former mill site two years ago. They’ve been steadily demolishing some of the large structures at the site, while leaving others for future occupants. In this feature interview, Stillwell talks with News Director Sally Mauk about the site’s prospects, including its new name: the “Frenchtown Technology and Industrial Center”. For the past few months, several large buildings have been torn down in what Stillwell calls “selective demolition”…


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