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McCain Foods names Labrie Farms as its Champion Grower
ST. AGATHA, Maine – McCain Foods named Labrie Farms its Champion Grower and recognized its top 10 potato growers at the annual McCain Grower Barbecue on Aug. 28 at the Aroostook County Shiners’ Clu...
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Tim Hortons and Burger King to merge
MADAWASKA, Maine - Canadian-based Tim Hortons and U.S.-based Burger King have agreed to a merger, according to an Aug. 26 press release issued by Tim Hortons. The agreement will create a new parent...
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Fish River Rural Health receives dental award
EAGLE LAKE, Maine - Fish River Rural Health was recognized Aug. 19 at Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort in Orlando, Fla. for dental clinic achievement during the National Network for Oral Health Acc...
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Two Valley businesses close: Frenchie's in Grand Isle and JIU studio in Fort Kent
GRAND ISLE / FORT KENT - Two Valley businesses are closing their doors. After 12 years of ownership, April and Kevin Hodgson closed Frenchie’s Variety in Grand Isle on Sunday, Aug. 17. The store on...
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Farm stands now carrying local string beans, zucchini and cukes
ST. DAVID, Maine - String beans, zucchini and cucumber are now showing up on St. John Valley farm stands, including this honor-system one on Beaulieu Road. Acadian Valley Farms stand owner Jason Di...
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Cretons a hit with 'la grosse visite'
ST. AGATHA, Maine - Emile Cyr of Manchester, Conn., stopped into Gary Babin's Grocery & Meats on Main Street on Friday, Aug. 15, to stock up on eight containers of homemade cretons, an Acadian trea...
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ReEnergy resumes operations at Ashland facility
ASHLAND, Maine – ReEnergy Holdings is resuming operations at its biomass-to-electricity facility, according to an Aug. 4 press releases from the offices of U.S. Sen. Angus King and Maine Gov. Paul ...
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'Maine on Main' showcases artisans and merchants
VAN BUREN, Maine - Visitors browsed more than a dozen vendor tables, highlighting the works and products of artisans and merchants, lining Main Street on Saturday, Aug. 9 for the first Maine on Mai...
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Employee becomes owner of Crystal Lynn's
MADAWASKA, Maine - During her more than six years at Crystal Lynn’s Restaurant, Helen Fortin said she has learned just about every job at the local eatery. She recently put that knowledge and her p...
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LePage, utilities commissioner conflict only partially resolved
AUGUSTA, Maine - A conflict over ethics between Gov. Paul LePage and a member of the state’s Public Utilities Commission has been settled in the short term but threatens to produce more controversy...
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Twin Rivers to invest in upgrades and pension plan
EDMUNDSTON, New Brunswick - The provincial government of New Brunswick and Twin Rivers Paper Company have completed a Memorandum of Agreement that will see the company invest in its employee and re...
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State utility regulators approve wind deal, again
AROOSTOOK COUNTY, Maine - A deal to pump hundreds of millions of dollars into construction of wind energy projects in Maine and across the Northeast has been approved by Maine’s utility regulators....
Jul 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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Gov. LePage signs agreement with New Brunswick premier
ST. JOHN VALLEY, Maine – Gov. Paul R. LePage signed a memorandum of agreement today with Premier David Alward of New Brunswick to encourage economic development and support job creation between Mai...
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National Park tourism in Maine creates $191.5 million in economic benefit
ST. JOHN VALLEY, Maine – A new National Park Service report indicates that 2,265,631 visitors to national parks in Maine spent $191.5 million and supported 2,958 jobs in the state in 2013, accordin...
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Radio Shack closing in downtown Fort Kent
FORT KENT, Maine - According to Store Manager Ethan Hafford, Radio Shack / Music Haven on Main Street is in the process of closing its doors. "We're not sure of a date yet," Hafford said Wednesday ...
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