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Connie and Paul Sirois open primitive shop in St. John
ST. JOHN, Maine – An artisan couple has opened a shop to sell the handmade primitives, woodwork, quilts and other décor they handcraft in their home. Connie and Paul Sirois bought the Chris Lausier...
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Pharmacy association recognizes John Hebert Sr.
VAN BUREN, Maine - Maine Pharmacy Association President Kenneth “Mac” McCall recognized John Hebert Sr. of Van Buren on Saturday, Sept. 6 at the Hollywood Casino in Bangor for dedication and commit...
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Van Buren certified ‘Business-Friendly’ community
VAN BUREN, Maine – Van Buren is one of three more communities designated "Certified Business-Friendly," according to a press release from the offices of Gov. Paul R. LePage and the Maine Department...
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Martin petitions PUC in Emera Maine case
EAGLE LAKE, Maine - Former longtime legislator and current candidate for Maine House District 151, John Martin, filed a "petition to intervene" Monday, Oct. 27, with the state's Public Utilities Co...
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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 ...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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