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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...
Aug 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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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 ...
Aug 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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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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Abram Grace wins keyboard
FORT KENT, Maine - Abram Grace won a Yamaha keyboard as part of a drawing promoting NorState Federal Credit Union's youth saver program. His name was drawn at the beginning of July. Abram claimed h...
Aug 06, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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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...
Aug 04, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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New owner turns Maple Leaf in Clair into steakhouse
CLAIR, N.B. – The former Maple Leaf Restaurant in Clair is under new ownership, with a new menu. Alexandre-Dominic Plourde said Friday, May 30 that he traveled up to northwestern New Brunswick in e...
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Revitalization: It's not a 'Rumour' anymore
MADAWASKA, Maine - After being closed for several years, the former Rumours nightclub has a new owner and a new name. Ricky Nadeau has purchased the club on the corner of Bridge and Main streets an...
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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...
Aug 01, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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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...
Jul 31, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
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MOVERS & SHAKERS: Dave Draper
FORT KENT, Maine – Dave Draper moved from Guilford back to the St. John Valley to work as a mechanic for H&S Garage in early July. Draper has been a mechanic for 20 years. He owned his own garage f...
Jul 29, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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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...
Jul 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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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...
Jul 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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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 ...
Jul 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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