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King backs legislation to reauthorize Export-Import Bank
AROOSTOOK COUNTY, Maine – After visiting Maine businesses that rely on the financial backing provided by the Export-Import Bank of the United States (Ex-Im Bank), U.S. Sen. Angus King, I-Maine, ann...
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King calls on FCC to adopt stronger net neutrality rules
WASHINGTON, D.C. – As organizations and tech businesses rallied support for stronger net neutrality rules during a "national day of action" yesterday, Sept. 10, U.S. Sen. Angus King, I-Maine, urged...
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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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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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