Local Business »

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...
Nov 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
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
full story
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
full story
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
full story
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 ...
Nov 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Plourde joins team at Main Street Style & Gifts
FORT KENT, Maine - Abby Plourde of Eagle Lake has joined the team at Main Street Style & Gifts at 151 West Main St. Plourde, who graduated from Empire Beauty School in Caribou on Sept. 6, now offer...
Nov 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
King praises president’s support of net neutrality
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Angus King, I-Maine, released the following statement today, Nov. 10, in response to President Barack Obama’s urging the Federal Communications Commission to adopt stro...
Nov 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
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...
Oct 31, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 56 56 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
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...
Oct 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
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...
Oct 29, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
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...
Oct 29, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
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
full story
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
full story
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 | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
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
full story