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Twin Rivers report indicates GDP 'added-value' impact of $424 million
MADAWASKA, Maine - The three Twin Rivers Paper Co. mills in Maine and New Brunswick provide more than 1,000 full-time equivalent direct jobs and 5,872 spinoff jobs in rural New Brunswick and Maine,...
Dec 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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CMA 2014 report indicates $28.4 million impact over three regions
ST. JOHN VALLEY, Maine – The 2014 World Acadian Congress generated an economic impact of $28.4 million, Canadian value, across the three host regions, according to a report released by a consulting...
Dec 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Valley's newspaper features monthly 'Shop Local' finds
AROOSTOOK COUNTY, Maine - The Dec. 17 edition of the St. John Valley Times contains the third in a monthly series of "Retail Therapy" pages, this one titled "Holiday Retail Therapy." Previous doses...
Dec 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Atlantic Salmon Federation hails formation of advisory committee to address decline in wild Atlantic salmon numbers
ST. ANDREWS, New Brunswick - The Atlantic Salmon Federation is welcoming today’s announcement in Miramichi by Gail Shea, minister of Fisheries and Oceans, that the Canadian government will set up a...
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Contract negotiations stall for town of Fort Kent employees
FORT KENT, Maine - Contract negotiations with the three bargaining units representing the majority of town of Fort Kent employees have stalled, according to Town Manager Donald Guimond, who said th...
Dec 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Decorated for the holidays, new tourism center helps Valley extend ‘Welcome home’
VAN BUREN, Maine - An information cabin on the corner of State Street and U.S. Route 1 has been decorated for the holiday season with wreaths, red bows, presents and three Christmas trees. Van Bure...
Dec 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Attorney General Janet Mills announces multistate settlement with Sirius XM; affected consumers may be eligible for restitution
ST. JOHN VALLEY, Maine - Attorney General Janet T. Mills, along with the attorneys general of 44 states and the District of Columbia, announced today, Dec. 11, that Sirius XM Radio Inc. of New York...
Dec 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bruce Bouley opens ‘country store' in Grand Isle
GRAND ISLE, Maine - With the closing of Frenchie’s Variety in August, Bruce Bouley saw a need in his community and an opportunity to do something with the former church convent in which he was livi...
Dec 08, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Irving Woodlands recognized at landowner banquet
FORT KENT, Maine – The Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife and the Maine Snowmobile Association recognized Irving Woodlands LLC, which has an office in Fort Kent, on Oct. 21 at its an...
Dec 04, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Steve Bosse harvests chaga mushrooms
FRENCHVILLE, Maine – Steve Bosse carries his mushrooms in a five-gallon bucket. It’s big enough to carry one of the 22-pound, more than 20-year-old chaga mushrooms he harvests from deep in the St. ...
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R.F. Chamberland: On the road again
ST. AGATHA, Maine - Despite the loss of a 12,000-square-foot repair shop and 11 trucks to an early morning fire on Saturday, the R.F. Chamberland, Inc. transportation company had trucks and drivers...
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Twin Rivers joins Evangelical Christian Publishing Association
MADAWASKA, Maine - Twin Rivers Paper Company joined the Evangelical Christian Publishing Association, an international nonprofit trade organization involved in the publishing and distribution of re...
Nov 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Arts and crafts fair returns for 34th year
FORT KENT, Maine - The Greater Fort Kent Chamber of Commerce has scheduled its 34th annual Arts & Craft Fair for Nov. 29 and 30 at the Sports Center of the University of Maine at Fort Kent. Hours w...
Nov 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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New generation of Corriveaus take over business
WALLAGRASS, Maine – Randy and Denise Corriveau are the new owners of Corriveau’s Hilltop Blossoms as of Oct. 1. Randy is the son of former owners, Reno and Sue Corriveau, who will continue to work ...
Nov 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tim and Jill Soucie purchase firewood business
EAGLE LAKE, Maine - With the purchase of what had been Phoenix Firewood in Eagle Lake, Tim and Jill Soucie have opened Soucie Family Firewood. The couple purchased the 10,000-square-foot warehouse ...
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