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Four County credit unions see growth in 2013
ST. JOHN VALLEY, Maine – Last year was a “historic” year for Maine's credit unions, led by membership growing to a record 637,370, according to an April 8 press release from the Maine Credit Union ...
Apr 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jackson bill would allow former employees of MMA to sue for severence pay
LIMESTONE, Maine - A bill sponsored by Maine Sen. Troy Jackson, D-Allagash, that would allow former employees of the Maine Military Authority to sue for severance pay passed the Veterans and Legal ...
Apr 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Gasoline prices creep up
ST. JOHN VALLEY, Maine - The average retail gasoline price in Maine has risen 0.7 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.62 yesterday, April 6, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 1,22...
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Propane, kerosene and oil prices trickle down
AUGUSTA, Maine – The Governor’s Energy Office (GEO) conducted its weekly heating fuel price survey on Monday and found the current statewide average cash price for No. 2 heating oil at $3.71 per ga...
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Report: Maine's job recovery lags behind other states
AUGUSTA, Maine - On Tuesday, the Maine Center for Economic Policy released a new report, "Maine's Labor Market Recovery: Far from Complete," that finds - nearly five years after the end of The Grea...
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King calls for investment in American manufacturing
WASHINGTON, D.C. – On the floor of the United States Senate on Wednesday, U.S. Sen. Angus King, I-Maine, called for a greater investment in American manufacturing and, to that end, announced his su...
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Acadia FCU names manager of new branch
ASHLAND, Maine - Ryan Jandreau of Mapleton has joined the Acadia Federal Credit Union's management team as manager of the new branch in Ashland. Jandreau, who lives in Mapleton, has five years of e...
Apr 01, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
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Businesses aided by good snowpack for spring snowmobiling
AROOSTOOK COUNTY, Maine - The snowmobile season in Aroostook County continues, due to a historically deep snowpack for this time of year. Aroostook County Tourism Chairman Jim Bennett has put about...
Mar 29, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
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DuBois farm earns '2013 Outstanding Conservation' designation
MADAWASKA, Maine - Phil DuBois has been chosen for the St. John Valley’s Outstanding Conservation Farm of the year award for 2013, according to a press release from the St. John Valley Soil and Wat...
Mar 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lions hear about St. John Valley TimeBank
VAN BUREN, Maine - Van Buren Lions member Gary Sytulek introduced Nancy Dumond Violette of Van Buren to other other Lions on Tuesday evening, March 18. Dumond Violette spoke to the group about skil...
Mar 25, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 49 49 recommendations | email to a friend
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Maine Job Bank adds 1,000 positions since beginning of March
AUGUSTA, Maine - Maine's Job Bank, at www.mainecareercenter.com, has posted about 6,900 open positions, up approximately 1,000 positions since the beginning of March, according to a press release i...
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PUC ponders what’s next for multimillion-dollar wind deal vacated by court
AUGUSTA, Maine - What happens to a multimillion-dollar energy deal when the state’s highest court says the Maine agency that approved the deal was wrong? The question is further complicated by the ...
Mar 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 55 55 recommendations | email to a friend
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Factory layoffs now permanent
FORT KENT, Maine - Workers at Creative Apparel who were temporarily laid off in November are now permanently laid off, according to Julie D. Rabinowitz, director of communication at Maine Departmen...
Mar 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 58 58 recommendations | email to a friend
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High court overrules agency OK of multi-million-dollar wind energy deal
AUGUSTA, Maine - A 2012 deal worth hundreds of millions of dollars to expand wind energy projects across the Northeast was dealt a blow Tuesday by the Maine supreme court, which ruled that a state ...
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Report: Tourism from national parks in Maine creates $200 million
ST. JOHN VALLEY, Maine – A new National Park Service report indicates that 2,431,052 visitors to national parks in Maine spent $200.9 million and supported 3,138 jobs in the state in 2012, accordin...
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