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New rules could enhance recreational lodging businesses
UNORGANIZED TERRITORIES, Maine - The Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry’s Land Use Planning Commission has announced rule revisions aimed at enhancing and expanding recreati...
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Brandon Berce and Jay LaJoie to help promote potatoes
ST. JOHN VALLEY, Maine – U.S. Rep. Mike Michaud has praised the announcement that two Maine potato producers have been appointed by U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack to the Natio...
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U.S. Court of Appeals upholds NMDC ‘whistleblower’ ruling
FORT KENT, Maine - According to court documents dated Nov. 15, the First Circuit of the U.S. Court of Appeals in Boston has upheld a February ruling from the lower U.S. District court in Bangor, cl...
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Acadia FCU hires branch manager for Madawaska
MADAWASKA, Maine - Charlene Sirois has accepted the position of branch manager at the Madawaska location, according to a press release from Acadia Federal Credit Union. As branch manager, Sirois wi...
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LOOKING BACK: Madawaska, 1980
MADAWASKA, Maine - "Kip" Christopher Recor speaks with former U.S. Sen. Olympia Snowe in approximately 1980 or 1981. Recor was in charge of sales at the time for Fraser Paper Co. The machine in the...
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Twin Rivers hires Rigelman, formerly of Domtar
MADAWASKA , Maine - Twin Rivers Paper Company has hired Tony Rigelman as vice president, sales, according to a Dec. 20 company press release. Rigelman has more than 19 years of industry experience ...
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Alberts win top prize in NorState raffle
MADAWASKA, Maine - Roger and Jackie Albert of Madawaska won a 32-inch Visio HD Television and Fireplace television stand on Dec. 23 when their ticket was drawn from a NorState Federal Credit Union ...
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New Limerick manufacturer to boost production
NEW LIMERICK, Maine - Louisiana Pacific Corporation, doing business as LP Building Products, expects to create 20 more jobs in the first quarter of 2014, according to a press release issued today, ...
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Anthony Gauvin to serve on USDA small business panel
FORT KENT, Maine - Anthony Gauvin, an associate professor of electronic commerce, has been selected to serve on the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Small Business Innovation Research Program (SBIR...
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Gateway set to open May 1
ST. DAVID, Maine - With construction ongoing at the Gateway Motel on U.S. Route 1, the new owners have set the motel's opening for May 1. A group of 15 investors purchased the property at an auctio...
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Oil pipeline planned near Edmundston already faces a re-route
EDMUNDSTON, New Brunswick - Following a public forum in Edmundston on its proposed Energy East oil pipeline, TransCanada Corporation has put forth a re-routing of the planned pipeline route. The ma...
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Acadia Federal Credit Union to expand to Ashland
ASHLAND, Maine - Acadia Federal Credit Union will expand with a fifth location in early 2014, when it opens a full service branch in Ashland, according to a Dec. 16 press release from the credit un...
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Workers laid off at Creative Apparel
FORT KENT, Maine - An unconfirmed number of workers have been laid off from Creative Apparel Associate's Fort Kent manufacturing facility. "Our understanding from the employer is that they are not ...
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Governor pledges support to Lincoln Paper and Tissue workers
AUGUSTA, Maine – Gov. Paul R. LePage pledged the administration’s support to Lincoln Paper and Tissue workers today, Wednesday, Dec. 11. The company notified the Administration this morning that 20...
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Weekend income: Selling Christmas trees on Main
VAN BUREN, Maine - Marc Lajoie, 18, son of John and Peggy Lajoie, and his friends Forrest Bouchard and Connor Lapierre are selling Christmas trees on weekends in downtown Van Buren.
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