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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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Chamber encouraging businesses to decorate for Scarecrow Festival
FORT KENT, Maine - The Greater Fort Kent Area Chamber of Commerce will host a Scarecrow Decorating Contest for businesses, as part of the annual Scarecrow Festival scheduled for Sept. 19-21. Entry ...
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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...
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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 ...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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