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Atlanta company purchasing WAGM-TV
PRESQUE ISLE, Maine - Gray Television, Inc. announced on Thursday, April 23 that it has reached an agreement with NEPSK, Inc. to acquire WAGM-TV for $10.25 million. "The decision to sell WAGM has b...
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NMDC to receive $70,000 EDA grant
FORT KENT, Maine – U.S. Sens. Susan Collins, R-Maine, and Angus King, I-Maine, announced on Monday, April 20, that the U.S. Economic Development Administration will award three Economic Development...
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Chamber dedicates this year's trade show to Roger Thibodeau
MADAWASKA, Maine - Approximately 50 vendors are scheduled to display their products and services on Saturday and Sunday, April 25- 26, at the Northern Top O’ Maine Trade Show, according the Greater...
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Maine Credit Union League releases statistics
AROOSTOOK COUNTY, Maine - Recently released year-end statistics of Maine's 60 credit unions, as reported by the Maine Credit Union League, reflect growth in assets, loans and savings in 2014. For t...
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Aroostook County sees decline in foreign-born residents
AROOSTOOK COUNTY, Maine - The size of the Aroostook County   immigrant   population declined in the past decade, unlike most other counties in the United States. The findings could be important loc...
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Varney invests in Matériaux Blanchet in Québec
FORT KENT, Maine - Varney Companies announced on Monday, April 13, that it has made an investment in Matériaux Blanchet Inc., one of Québec Canada's largest independent sawmill operators, according...
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Pingree calls for passage of Paycheck Fairness Act
AROOSTOOK COUNTY, Maine - As women mark Equal Pay Day today, April 14, U.S. Congresswoman Chellie Pingree, D-Maine, said that more needs to be done to close the wage gap that exists between women a...
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GUEST COLUMN: April 14, 2015 marks Equal Pay Day
When Doris and Don Fisher opened their small retail store in 1969, they each put up $21,000 in savings and, without even discussing it, paid each other the same salary. That’s how equal partnership...
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Farm Credit East donates $5,000 to Maine Agri-Women
PRESQUE ISLE, Maine - Farm Credit East, the largest lender to Northeast agriculture, recently donated $5,000 to Maine Agri-Women to support the American Agri-Women National Convention scheduled for...
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City of Presque Isle to receive $350,000 for Northern Maine Regional Airport
PRESQUE ISLE, Maine - The city of Presque Isle in central Aroostook County will receive $350,000 from the United States Department of Transportation for improvements at Northern Maine Regional Airp...
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Public meetings set to gather input on new subdistrict in Unorganized Territory
AROOSTOOK COUNTY, Maine - Business expansion in Aroostook County's unorganized townships and plantations will be the subject of several meetings throughout the county this month. The state's Land U...
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Trade show scheduled for end of April
MADAWASKA, Maine - The Greater Madawaska Chamber of Commerce’s Top O’ Maine Trade Show is again scheduled to take place at the Multi-Purpose Building. Vendors and businesses will be at the show fro...
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Husson and UMFK sign MBA agreement
FORT KENT, Maine - Husson University and the University of Maine at Fort Kent have entered into an agreement that will facilitate the transfer of credits from UMFK to Husson. A signing ceremony, re...
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After 15 years, Fort Kent department store closes
FORT KENT, Maine - Miller's Discount Department Store closed its doors for the final time on Wednesday, April 1, according to the store's owner and manager Michael Voisine. "It's time to move on to...
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Desjardins' Project Place closes
FORT KENT, Maine - Following nearly eight years in business, Desjardins' Project Place on Charette Hill Road closed its doors on Monday, March 30. The owner, Tom Desjardins, had a large "going out ...
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