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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 | 78 78 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 | 83 83 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....
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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...
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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...
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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 | 104 104 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 | 103 103 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 | 102 102 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 | 103 103 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 | 103 103 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...
Dec 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 101 101 recommendations | email to a friend
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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 | 103 103 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 | 98 98 recommendations | email to a friend
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