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UMS Chancellor James Page to speak at UMFK business breakfast
FORT KENT, Maine - The next breakfast meeting in the University of Maine at Fort Kent Board of Visitors’ Business Breakfast Series will include an informational session by University Maine System C...
Feb 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 79 79 recommendations | email to a friend
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Another cell tower to be erected in Valley
SINCLAIR, Maine - Less than one month after erecting a communications tower in St. David, Boston-based Bay Communications II, LLC has proposed constructing another tower in the St. John Valley, thi...
Feb 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 81 81 recommendations | email to a friend
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Free meals and rooms to lawmakers not always disclosed under ethics laws
AUGUSTA, Maine - The recent two-day conference that corporate giant Time Warner put on for Maine legislators has revealed loopholes in the state’s ethics laws that make it difficult for voters to k...
Feb 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 93 93 recommendations | email to a friend
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Memo: LePage inserted himself in religious discrimination case against Moody’s Diner
AUGUSTA, Maine – Gov. Paul LePage inserted himself into a state law enforcement proceeding about a religious discrimination case and threatened to go to court if the legal process was not postponed...
Feb 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 91 91 recommendations | email to a friend
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Owners list Mont Farlagne for sale
EDMUNDSTON, New Brunswick – Mont Farlagne’s owners have listed the St. Jacques, New Brunswick ski center for sale, according to a Feb. 12 story in the francophone news journal L’Acadie Nouvelle. St...
Feb 16, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 96 96 recommendations | email to a friend
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Time Warner made its case to legislators at luxury resort
AUGUSTA, Maine - Fed up with slow Internet speeds offered by commercial services, some Maine cities and towns are turning to a new way to get high-speed broadband for their residents and businesses...
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Cell tower rises in St. David
ST. DAVID, Maine - A cell phone tower under construction on Lavertu Road will add to the existing inventory of more than 20 towers in the state that Boston-based Bay Communications has constructed....
Jan 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 123 123 recommendations | email to a friend
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Collins, King and Poliquin urge Commerce secretary to investigate Canadian trade practices in paper market
MADAWASKA, Maine – In a letter today, Jan. 14, U.S. Sens. Susan Collins, R-Maine, and Angus King, I-Maine, and Congressman Bruce Poliquin, R-Maine, urged the U.S. Secretary of Commerce to address a...
Jan 14, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 116 116 recommendations | email to a friend
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Father and son create cabinets for Acadian Village
VAN BUREN, Maine - Built around 1975, the former kitchen at the Acadian Village had become too cramped to cater large gatherings. With a $30,000 grant from the Stephen and Tabitha King Foundation t...
Jan 05, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 115 115 recommendations | email to a friend
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Family Dollar planning to construct two storefronts in Valley
MADAWASKA, Maine and FORT KENT, Maine - After nearly 10 years at its location in the downtown shopping plaza on Main Street in Madawaska, Family Dollar is planning to move to a new building across ...
Dec 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 117 117 recommendations | email to a friend
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Irving files plan with land use commission to rezone 51,000 acres around Fish River chain
ST. JOHN VALLEY, Maine - More than 51,000 acres of land around the Fish River Chain of Lakes in the St. John Valley could be rezoned if the Maine Land Use Planning Commission approves a plan submit...
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Van Buren council eliminates economic development position
VAN BUREN, Maine - Despite lingering empty storefronts on Main Street, the Van Buren town council voted on Monday, Dec. 15, to eliminate the town’s director of economic development position, accord...
Dec 29, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 116 116 recommendations | email to a friend
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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 | 115 115 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 | 116 116 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 | 116 116 recommendations | email to a friend
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