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Pingree calls for passage of Paycheck Fairness Act
AROOSTOOK COUNTY, Maine - As women mark Equal Pay Day today, April 14, U.S. Congresswoman Chellie Pingree, D-Maine, said that more needs to be done to close the wage gap that exists between women a...
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GUEST COLUMN: April 14, 2015 marks Equal Pay Day
When Doris and Don Fisher opened their small retail store in 1969, they each put up $21,000 in savings and, without even discussing it, paid each other the same salary. That’s how equal partnership...
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Farm Credit East donates $5,000 to Maine Agri-Women
PRESQUE ISLE, Maine - Farm Credit East, the largest lender to Northeast agriculture, recently donated $5,000 to Maine Agri-Women to support the American Agri-Women National Convention scheduled for...
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City of Presque Isle to receive $350,000 for Northern Maine Regional Airport
PRESQUE ISLE, Maine - The city of Presque Isle in central Aroostook County will receive $350,000 from the United States Department of Transportation for improvements at Northern Maine Regional Airp...
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Public meetings set to gather input on new subdistrict in Unorganized Territory
AROOSTOOK COUNTY, Maine - Business expansion in Aroostook County's unorganized townships and plantations will be the subject of several meetings throughout the county this month. The state's Land U...
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Husson and UMFK sign MBA agreement
FORT KENT, Maine - Husson University and the University of Maine at Fort Kent have entered into an agreement that will facilitate the transfer of credits from UMFK to Husson. A signing ceremony, re...
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After 15 years, Fort Kent department store closes
FORT KENT, Maine - Miller's Discount Department Store closed its doors for the final time on Wednesday, April 1, according to the store's owner and manager Michael Voisine. "It's time to move on to...
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Desjardins' Project Place closes
FORT KENT, Maine - Following nearly eight years in business, Desjardins' Project Place on Charette Hill Road closed its doors on Monday, March 30. The owner, Tom Desjardins, had a large "going out ...
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Federal delegation sends letter to FDA regarding paper inserts for pharmaceuticals
MADAWASKA, Maine – United States Sens. Susan Collins and Angus King and U.S. Congressman Bruce Poliquin sent a letter on Monday, March 23, to the Food and Drug Administration Commissioner, urging F...
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Thompson-Hamel hires Kallie Pelletier
MADAWASKA, Maine - Kallie Pelletier joined the Presque Isle-based financial services firm of Thompson-Hamel, LLC in January as an associate. Pellletier will work with brokers and clients in the pro...
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Four Corners Park receives award at Governor's Conference on Tourism
MADAWASKA, Maine - The Four Corners Park Association received one of six 2015 Governor's Conference on Tourism Awards on Wednesday, March 18, at the Governor's Conference on Tourism. This year's an...
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Hess expects UMFK to fare well despite 'robust' UMS reductions
FORT KENT, Maine - University of Maine at Fort Kent President Wilson Hess said this afternoon, Thursday March 5, that the campus is expected to fare well during the changes being proposed at the Un...
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Collins questions Commerce Secretary Pritzker about Canadian paper subsidies
MADAWASKA, Maine – In a Senate Appropriations Subcommittee hearing yesterday, Feb. 26, U.S. Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, questioned Department of Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker regarding the ong...
Feb 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 81 81 recommendations | email to a friend
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Maine MEP's Lean courses now available to all manufacturing employees in state
MADAWASKA, Maine - The Maine Manufacturing Extension Partnership (Maine MEP) announced last week that it has partnered with the Camden-based Lean education provider Back in the Game, Inc. to offer ...
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Poliquin sends letter to FDA regarding paper inserts for prescriptions
MADAWASKA, Maine – U.S. Congressman Bruce Poliquin, R-Maine, and a U.S. House colleague urged the Food and Drug Administration last week to remove the proposed rule that would allow pharmaceutical ...
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