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St. John Valley Times receives a third-place award in General Excellence
ST. JOHN VALLEY, Maine - Judges for the Maine Press Association's "2014 Better Newspaper Award" have presented certificates of merit to the St. John Valley Times. The certificates represent awards ...
Oct 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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ICBA recognizes Katahdin Trust for 30 years of membership
ST. JOHN VALLEY, Maine - The Independent Community Bankers of America recognized Katahdin Trust Company in early August for its 30th year as a member of the national trade association, according to...
Oct 08, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Small business class will include efficiency strategies
FORT KENT, Maine - A class for owners of small businesses will include tips on making businesses more efficient. Northern Maine Development Commission’s Dana Delano of Houlton will teach “Lean Prin...
Oct 07, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Former mill worker turns hobby into business
FRENCHVILLE, Maine - Specializing in one area of engine repair would “defeat the purpose” of owning his own business, Karl Lavoie said Monday, Sept. 22, via telephone. “I like the variety,” he said...
Sep 29, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Teacher opens greenhouse in St. Agatha
ST. AGATHA, Maine - For Nicholas Textor, a 33-year-old full-time school teacher who opened his own greenhouse business in May, having a "green thumb" is a family tradition. "I grew up around flower...
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Maibec to acquire Fraser Timber’s Masardis mill
MASARDIS, Maine – A Quebec-based wood processing company will take ownership of Fraser Timber’s lumber mill in Masardis, south of Ashland. An agreement was signed on Sept. 17 between manufacturing ...
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Nomad Tattoo settles in Frenchville
FRENCHVILLE, Maine - After traveling and living in Europe for a year and a half, Chris Gendron returned to the St. John Valley and opened a tattoo shop, Nomad Tattoo, in July. After some renovation...
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Jenney Dionne opens Alete, her own salon
MADAWASKA, Maine - After four years of renting space in Frenchville and a dozen years in the business, Jenney Dionne has opened her own salon and spa at the shopping plaza on Fox Street. Dionne ope...
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La Maison Acadienne wins first place in CMA decorating contest
MADAWASKA, Maine - La Maison Acadienne was named the winner in the Residential category of Congrès mondial acadien 2014 / 2014 World Acadian Congress Decorating Contest for the Madawaska area, acco...
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Collection of banned and unusable pesticides set for October in Presque Isle
AROOSTOOK COUNTY, Maine - This October, the Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry’s Board of Pesticides Control will team up with the Maine Department of Environmental Protecti...
Sep 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Michaud announces nearly $3 million for Northern Maine Regional Airport
PRESQUE ISLE, Maine – U.S. Rep. Mike Michaud, D-Maine, announced this morning, Sept. 11, that the Federal Aviation Administration will invest nearly $3 million in the Northern Maine Regional Airpor...
Sep 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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King backs legislation to reauthorize Export-Import Bank
AROOSTOOK COUNTY, Maine – After visiting Maine businesses that rely on the financial backing provided by the Export-Import Bank of the United States (Ex-Im Bank), U.S. Sen. Angus King, I-Maine, ann...
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King calls on FCC to adopt stronger net neutrality rules
WASHINGTON, D.C. – As organizations and tech businesses rallied support for stronger net neutrality rules during a "national day of action" yesterday, Sept. 10, U.S. Sen. Angus King, I-Maine, urged...
Sep 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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More than 840 acres of foreclosed farmland goes up for sale
CORRECTION: The date of the foreclosure sale was previously reported as Sept. 18. It is planned for Sept. 19. Also, the acreage total was previously reported as greater then 900 acres; the exact am...
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Efficiency Maine hosting local meetings this week to help small businesses save money
ST. JOHN VALLEY, Maine - Staff from Efficiency Maine will be in the St. John Valley this week to discuss a new program designed to help small businesses reduce their electricity costs. The independ...
Sep 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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