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Teacher opens greenhouse in St. Agatha
ST. AGATHA, Maine - For Nicholas Textor, a 33-year-old full-time school teacher who opened his own greenhouse business in May, having a "green thumb" is a family tradition. "I grew up around flower...
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Maibec to acquire Fraser Timber’s Masardis mill
MASARDIS, Maine – A Quebec-based wood processing company will take ownership of Fraser Timber’s lumber mill in Masardis, south of Ashland. An agreement was signed on Sept. 17 between manufacturing ...
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Nomad Tattoo settles in Frenchville
FRENCHVILLE, Maine - After traveling and living in Europe for a year and a half, Chris Gendron returned to the St. John Valley and opened a tattoo shop, Nomad Tattoo, in July. After some renovation...
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Jenney Dionne opens Alete, her own salon
MADAWASKA, Maine - After four years of renting space in Frenchville and a dozen years in the business, Jenney Dionne has opened her own salon and spa at the shopping plaza on Fox Street. Dionne ope...
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La Maison Acadienne wins first place in CMA decorating contest
MADAWASKA, Maine - La Maison Acadienne was named the winner in the Residential category of Congrès mondial acadien 2014 / 2014 World Acadian Congress Decorating Contest for the Madawaska area, acco...
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Collection of banned and unusable pesticides set for October in Presque Isle
AROOSTOOK COUNTY, Maine - This October, the Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry’s Board of Pesticides Control will team up with the Maine Department of Environmental Protecti...
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Michaud announces nearly $3 million for Northern Maine Regional Airport
PRESQUE ISLE, Maine – U.S. Rep. Mike Michaud, D-Maine, announced this morning, Sept. 11, that the Federal Aviation Administration will invest nearly $3 million in the Northern Maine Regional Airpor...
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King backs legislation to reauthorize Export-Import Bank
AROOSTOOK COUNTY, Maine – After visiting Maine businesses that rely on the financial backing provided by the Export-Import Bank of the United States (Ex-Im Bank), U.S. Sen. Angus King, I-Maine, ann...
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King calls on FCC to adopt stronger net neutrality rules
WASHINGTON, D.C. – As organizations and tech businesses rallied support for stronger net neutrality rules during a "national day of action" yesterday, Sept. 10, U.S. Sen. Angus King, I-Maine, urged...
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More than 840 acres of foreclosed farmland goes up for sale
CORRECTION: The date of the foreclosure sale was previously reported as Sept. 18. It is planned for Sept. 19. Also, the acreage total was previously reported as greater then 900 acres; the exact am...
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Efficiency Maine hosting local meetings this week to help small businesses save money
ST. JOHN VALLEY, Maine - Staff from Efficiency Maine will be in the St. John Valley this week to discuss a new program designed to help small businesses reduce their electricity costs. The independ...
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McCain Foods names Labrie Farms as its Champion Grower
ST. AGATHA, Maine – McCain Foods named Labrie Farms its Champion Grower and recognized its top 10 potato growers at the annual McCain Grower Barbecue on Aug. 28 at the Aroostook County Shiners’ Clu...
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Tim Hortons and Burger King to merge
MADAWASKA, Maine - Canadian-based Tim Hortons and U.S.-based Burger King have agreed to a merger, according to an Aug. 26 press release issued by Tim Hortons. The agreement will create a new parent...
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Fish River Rural Health receives dental award
EAGLE LAKE, Maine - Fish River Rural Health was recognized Aug. 19 at Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort in Orlando, Fla. for dental clinic achievement during the National Network for Oral Health Acc...
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Two Valley businesses close: Frenchie's in Grand Isle and JIU studio in Fort Kent
GRAND ISLE / FORT KENT - Two Valley businesses are closing their doors. After 12 years of ownership, April and Kevin Hodgson closed Frenchie’s Variety in Grand Isle on Sunday, Aug. 17. The store on...
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