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Father and son create cabinets for Acadian Village
VAN BUREN, Maine - Built around 1975, the former kitchen at the Acadian Village had become too cramped to cater large gatherings. With a $30,000 grant from the Stephen and Tabitha King Foundation t...
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Family Dollar planning to construct two storefronts in Valley
MADAWASKA, Maine and FORT KENT, Maine - After nearly 10 years at its location in the downtown shopping plaza on Main Street in Madawaska, Family Dollar is planning to move to a new building across ...
Dec 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 74 74 recommendations | email to a friend
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Irving files plan with land use commission to rezone 51,000 acres around Fish River chain
ST. JOHN VALLEY, Maine - More than 51,000 acres of land around the Fish River Chain of Lakes in the St. John Valley could be rezoned if the Maine Land Use Planning Commission approves a plan submit...
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Van Buren council eliminates economic development position
VAN BUREN, Maine - Despite lingering empty storefronts on Main Street, the Van Buren town council voted on Monday, Dec. 15, to eliminate the town’s director of economic development position, accord...
Dec 29, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 71 71 recommendations | email to a friend
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Twin Rivers report indicates GDP 'added-value' impact of $424 million
MADAWASKA, Maine - The three Twin Rivers Paper Co. mills in Maine and New Brunswick provide more than 1,000 full-time equivalent direct jobs and 5,872 spinoff jobs in rural New Brunswick and Maine,...
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CMA 2014 report indicates $28.4 million impact over three regions
ST. JOHN VALLEY, Maine – The 2014 World Acadian Congress generated an economic impact of $28.4 million, Canadian value, across the three host regions, according to a report released by a consulting...
Dec 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 71 71 recommendations | email to a friend
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Valley's newspaper features monthly 'Shop Local' finds
AROOSTOOK COUNTY, Maine - The Dec. 17 edition of the St. John Valley Times contains the third in a monthly series of "Retail Therapy" pages, this one titled "Holiday Retail Therapy." Previous doses...
Dec 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 71 71 recommendations | email to a friend
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Atlantic Salmon Federation hails formation of advisory committee to address decline in wild Atlantic salmon numbers
ST. ANDREWS, New Brunswick - The Atlantic Salmon Federation is welcoming today’s announcement in Miramichi by Gail Shea, minister of Fisheries and Oceans, that the Canadian government will set up a...
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Contract negotiations stall for town of Fort Kent employees
FORT KENT, Maine - Contract negotiations with the three bargaining units representing the majority of town of Fort Kent employees have stalled, according to Town Manager Donald Guimond, who said th...
Dec 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 71 71 recommendations | email to a friend
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Decorated for the holidays, new tourism center helps Valley extend ‘Welcome home’
VAN BUREN, Maine - An information cabin on the corner of State Street and U.S. Route 1 has been decorated for the holiday season with wreaths, red bows, presents and three Christmas trees. Van Bure...
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Attorney General Janet Mills announces multistate settlement with Sirius XM; affected consumers may be eligible for restitution
ST. JOHN VALLEY, Maine - Attorney General Janet T. Mills, along with the attorneys general of 44 states and the District of Columbia, announced today, Dec. 11, that Sirius XM Radio Inc. of New York...
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Irving Woodlands recognized at landowner banquet
FORT KENT, Maine – The Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife and the Maine Snowmobile Association recognized Irving Woodlands LLC, which has an office in Fort Kent, on Oct. 21 at its an...
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Steve Bosse harvests chaga mushrooms
FRENCHVILLE, Maine – Steve Bosse carries his mushrooms in a five-gallon bucket. It’s big enough to carry one of the 22-pound, more than 20-year-old chaga mushrooms he harvests from deep in the St. ...
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R.F. Chamberland: On the road again
ST. AGATHA, Maine - Despite the loss of a 12,000-square-foot repair shop and 11 trucks to an early morning fire on Saturday, the R.F. Chamberland, Inc. transportation company had trucks and drivers...
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Twin Rivers joins Evangelical Christian Publishing Association
MADAWASKA, Maine - Twin Rivers Paper Company joined the Evangelical Christian Publishing Association, an international nonprofit trade organization involved in the publishing and distribution of re...
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