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Truck traffic will be limited during final bridge construction
FORT KENT, Maine - Commuters, visitors and commercial truck operators will have to deal with rough roads and traffic congestion in downtown this summer, as final construction of the new internation...
May 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 71 71 recommendations | email to a friend
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Maine’s D.C. delegation raises doubts about fed response to hazardous materials rail shipments
WASHINGTON, D.C. - If a railroad spilled thousands of gallons of oil in Maine, no one in the state – or in Washington – knows what the railroads would do or if they’re prepared for such a disaster....
May 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 79 79 recommendations | email to a friend
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New U.S. rail safety rules will not apply to all trains carrying explosive crude oil
AUGUSTA, Maine - Just as the state has revealed that crude oil shipments by rail have resumed along the state’s rail lines, Maine state emergency officials say new federal rules about shipping haza...
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Jackie’s Gifts & Crafts to close
MADAWASKA, Maine - After 10 years of operating Jackie's Gifts & Crafts on Main Street, owner Jackie Beaulieu has decided to close her shop this summer. Prior to converting the large commercial spac...
May 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 84 84 recommendations | email to a friend
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Grant targets renovations at former Roland’s Rendezvous
MADAWASKA, Maine - Officials with Maine’s Community Development Block Grant program have awarded the town of Madawaska a $50,000 grant to assist with renovations at the former Roland’s Rendezvous p...
May 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 85 85 recommendations | email to a friend
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Flora optimistic about new possibilities at Loring Commerce Centre, including one that 'could be a game changer'
LIMESTONE, Maine - Despite Loring Development Authority losing funding related to the loss of 150 jobs at the Maine Military Authority at Loring Commerce Centre, LDA President and CEO Carl Flora re...
May 12, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 81 81 recommendations | email to a friend
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Economic Development Administration grants $70,000 to NMDC for strategy update
AROOSTOOK COUNTY, Maine - The Northern Maine Development Commission, which has an office in Fort Kent, has been selected to receive $70,000 from the United States Economic Development Administratio...
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Small Business Council presents Collins with achievement award
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The Small Business Council of America (SBCA) has presented U.S. Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, with the "Outstanding Congressional Achievement Award." Bruce Johnson, Esq., an SBCA ...
May 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 87 87 recommendations | email to a friend
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Public advocate reverses position on First Wind project
AUGUSTA, Maine — The state public advocate’s office, which represents the interests of utility customers in Maine, has withdrawn its opposition to a multimillion-dollar transaction to build wind tu...
May 08, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 80 80 recommendations | email to a friend
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Forestry symposium planned for CMA 2014
EDMUNDSTON, New Brunswick – The 2014 WAC / CMA 2014 organizing committee for the forestry symposium “Forestry: Innovative by Nature” unveiled its program of activities May 2. The symposium is sched...
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Michaud recognized for helping paper industry
MADAWASKA, Maine – Congressman Mike Michaud, D-Maine, reiterated the need for fair trade policies at an event in Washington, D.C. last night, May 6, with members of Printing Industries of New Engla...
May 07, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 80 80 recommendations | email to a friend
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Two from Valley advance for entrepreneurship award
ST. JOHN VALLEY, Maine - Five finalists, including two from the St. John Valley, have been selected for the 2014 Aroostook Entrepreneur of the Year award. The award is given by LEADers Encouraging ...
May 02, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 86 86 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rosaire Pelletier and LePage reps tour Twin Rivers
MADAWASKA, Maine - St. John Valley native Rosaire Pelletier was among several Gov. Paul LePage administration representatives who visited the Twin Rivers Co. paper plant on Thursday, May 1. After w...
May 01, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 89 89 recommendations | email to a friend
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1,536 attended trade show that drew more than 80 vendors
MADAWASKA, Maine - More than 80 vendors and organizations took part in this year's trade show, which drew 900 visitors Saturday, April 26 and 386 by noon Sunday, according to Greater Madawaska Cham...
Apr 29, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 87 87 recommendations | email to a friend
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Chamber presents awards to United Insurance and Jane Carter
MADAWASKA, Maine - United Insurance has been chosen by the Greater Madawaska Chamber of Commerce as its Business of the Year. Roger Thibodeau, the chamber's executive director, made the announcemen...
Apr 27, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 98 98 recommendations | email to a friend
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