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Laid-off workers to receive more assistance
FORT KENT, Maine - Workers who lost their jobs when Creative Apparel closed its doors in March will now have additional resources to help find new employment, according to a June 27 press release f...
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Shoes to Boot in Fort Kent closing end of July
FORT KENT, Maine - Shoes to Boot will close at the end of July, owner Greta Soucy Ouellette confirmed via telephone July 9. Ouellette recently posted information on the business's social media page...
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Radio Shack closes in Madawaska
MADAWASKA, Maine - The Radio Shack store on Fox Street closed its doors on June 27. According to co-owner Vern Labbe, Radio Shack had a presence in Madawaska for more than 35 years. Labbe and his s...
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Emera working on power outage in Caribou, Presque Isle area
CARIBOU, Maine - Powerful thunderstorms have caused many power outages in the Caribou area overnight, leaving thousands in the dark this morning, according to a 4:20 a.m. press released issued by E...
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Sponsors sought for Madawaska light poles
MADAWASKA, Maine - Members of the Madawaska Chamber of Commerce are encouraged to sponsor light poles along Main Street, according to Roger Thibodeau, executive director of the Madawaska Chamber of...
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Edmundston grocery store to close July 5
EDMUNDSTON, New Brunswick - The Foodland grocery store in Edmundston will close this week. Zella Fife, a supervisor at Foodland in Edmundston, confirmed Sunday morning that, according to papers the...
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Chamber plans ‘mega’ arts and crafts fair for CMA
MADAWASKA, Maine – The Greater Madawaska Chamber of Commerce will present the Mega Arts & Craft Fair this summer as part of the Congrès mondial acadien 2014 / 2014 World Acadian Congress. The craft...
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U.S. Small Business Administration recognizes NorState
ST. JOHN VALLEY, Maine - NorState Federal Credit Union received an award from the U.S. Small Business Administration for being the SBA’s top performing credit union in Maine, according to a press r...
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Co-op plans grand opening for Saturday
FORT KENT, Maine - The Market Street Co-op in Fort Kent, which opened in early April, will have its grand opening event from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, June 14.
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Michaud praises DOT order re-affirming air service for Bar Harbor and Presque Isle
PRESQUE ISLE, Maine - U.S. Rep. Mike Michaud, D-Maine, is praising the Department of Transportation’s decision to re-select Peninsula Airways for two years of subsidized Essential Air Service betwe...
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Rail traffic at Van Buren reload facility expected to increase
VAN BUREN, Maine - Van Buren native Rod Morrow gets rail cars ready May 22 at the Maine Northern Railway reload facility between Ferry and Jackson streets. The cars carry finished lumber from nearb...
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Steve Pelletier recognized at LEAD banquet
FORT KENT, Maine - LEADers Encouraging Aroostook Development and Momentum Aroostook selected Steve Pelletier of Fort Kent, owner of Pelletier Ford and Valley Motors, as first runner-up for their 20...
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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...
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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....
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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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