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LePage, utilities commissioner conflict only partially resolved
AUGUSTA, Maine - A conflict over ethics between Gov. Paul LePage and a member of the state’s Public Utilities Commission has been settled in the short term but threatens to produce more controversy...
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Twin Rivers agrees to invest in upgrades and pension plan
EDMUNDSTON, New Brunswick - The provincial government of New Brunswick and Twin Rivers Paper Company have completed a Memorandum of Agreement that will see the company invest in its employee and re...
Jul 31, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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MOVERS & SHAKERS: Dave Draper
FORT KENT, Maine – Dave Draper moved from Guilford back to the St. John Valley to work as a mechanic for H&S Garage in early July. Draper has been a mechanic for 20 years. He owned his own garage f...
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State utility regulators approve wind deal, again
AROOSTOOK COUNTY, Maine - A deal to pump hundreds of millions of dollars into construction of wind energy projects in Maine and across the Northeast has been approved by Maine’s utility regulators....
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Gov. LePage signs agreement with New Brunswick premier
ST. JOHN VALLEY, Maine – Gov. Paul R. LePage signed a memorandum of agreement today with Premier David Alward of New Brunswick to encourage economic development and support job creation between Mai...
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National Park tourism in Maine creates $191.5 million in economic benefit
ST. JOHN VALLEY, Maine – A new National Park Service report indicates that 2,265,631 visitors to national parks in Maine spent $191.5 million and supported 2,958 jobs in the state in 2013, accordin...
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Radio Shack closing in downtown Fort Kent
FORT KENT, Maine - According to Store Manager Ethan Hafford, Radio Shack / Music Haven on Main Street is in the process of closing its doors. "We're not sure of a date yet," Hafford said Wednesday ...
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Acadia FCU celebrates new branch with grand opening
ASHLAND, Maine - Luis Sanclemente, Acadia Federal Credit Union vice president, left, and David Desjardins, CEO / president, right, make root beer floats using Maine-made products at the July 11 gra...
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Laid-off workers to receive more assistance
FORT KENT, Maine - Workers who lost their jobs when Creative Apparel closed its doors in March will now have additional resources to help find new employment, according to a June 27 press release f...
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Shoes to Boot in Fort Kent closing end of July
FORT KENT, Maine - Shoes to Boot will close at the end of July, owner Greta Soucy Ouellette confirmed via telephone July 9. Ouellette recently posted information on the business's social media page...
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Radio Shack closes in Madawaska
MADAWASKA, Maine - The Radio Shack store on Fox Street closed its doors on June 27. According to co-owner Vern Labbe, Radio Shack had a presence in Madawaska for more than 35 years. Labbe and his s...
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Emera working on power outage in Caribou, Presque Isle area
CARIBOU, Maine - Powerful thunderstorms have caused many power outages in the Caribou area overnight, leaving thousands in the dark this morning, according to a 4:20 a.m. press released issued by E...
Jul 04, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sponsors sought for Madawaska light poles
MADAWASKA, Maine - Members of the Madawaska Chamber of Commerce are encouraged to sponsor light poles along Main Street, according to Roger Thibodeau, executive director of the Madawaska Chamber of...
Jul 01, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Edmundston grocery store to close July 5
EDMUNDSTON, New Brunswick - The Foodland grocery store in Edmundston will close this week. Zella Fife, a supervisor at Foodland in Edmundston, confirmed Sunday morning that, according to papers the...
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Chamber plans ‘mega’ arts and crafts fair for CMA
MADAWASKA, Maine – The Greater Madawaska Chamber of Commerce will present the Mega Arts & Craft Fair this summer as part of the Congrès mondial acadien 2014 / 2014 World Acadian Congress. The craft...
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