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LOOKING BACK: Grand Isle Lumber Co. mill, 1913
GRAND ISLE, Maine - The Grand Isle Lumber Co. mill was known as “Crawford Mill,” as the owner’s name was James Crawford, according to Gerald Soucy with the Greater Grand Isle Historical Society. Th...
Apr 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Irving commits $1 million to UMFK Foundation
FORT KENT, Maine – The University of Maine at Fort Kent Foundation has received its largest donation in the university's history as Irving Woodlands LLC has committed $1 million to forest research ...
Apr 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Deadline extended for CMA 2014 business plan contest
APRIL 22 UPDATE: The deadline has been extended to May 16, according to Ryan Pelletier of Northern Maine Development Commission. ST. JOHN VALLEY, Maine - Planners of Congrès mondial acadien 2014 ha...
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2014 Trade Show spotlights: upcycling, adoption, food
MADAWASKA, Maine – The annual Top O’Maine Trade Show will feature more than 80 vendors this year, including businesses, organizations, nonprofit and charitable groups, and food booths. Among the va...
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Maine could experience planning ‘gap’ if faced with crude oil rail accident
EDMUNDSTON, New Brunswick - Less than a year ago, a runaway train carrying crude oil derailed in Lac-Mégantic, a small Quebec town 10 miles from the Maine border. Thousands of gallons of the highly...
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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 | 19 19 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 | 19 19 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 | 48 48 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 | 52 52 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 | 60 60 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...
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