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Pingree opposes Farm Bill; it too heavily favors largest farmers
AROOSTOOK COUNTY, Maine - U.S. Rep. Chellie Pingree, D-Maine, voted against the Farm Bill on Jan. 29, saying the bill cuts food stamps for the neediest families, doesn't do enough to create real re...
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Michaud votes to pass Farm Bill; finds it represents 'true compromise'
AROOSTOOK COUNTY, Maine – U.S. Rep. Mike Michaud, D-Maine, voted to pass the bipartisan conference report for the five-year Farm Bill on Wednesday, Jan. 29. Although the House passed the conference...
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Fort Kent town office will house new telecom equipment
FORT KENT, Maine - Fort Kent Planning and Economic Development Director Steve Pelletier and Paula Bouchard, bookkeeper for the town of Fort Kent, unbox some of the new $77,000 videoconferencing equ...
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MPS had 16 percent rate increase approved in December
ST. JOHN VALLEY, Maine - The Maine Public Utilities Commission has set new electricity supply rates after a “competitive solicitation” process, according to a Jan. 22 PUC press release. The new rat...
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MMA sold to New York investment group
ST. JOHN VALLEY, Maine - Bankruptcy courts in both the U.S. and Canada approved the sale of the Montreal, Maine and Atlantic Railway to Railroad Acquisition Holdings LLC, an affiliate of Fortress I...
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Mill bill would grant Maine Tree Growth property exemption
ST. JOHN VALLEY, Maine - A bill introduced by Maine Senate Majority Leader Troy Jackson, D-Allagash, would give a "complete property tax exemption" for land enrolled under the Maine Tree Growth Tax...
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Chamber selects Pat Dow as its Citizen of the Year
FORT KENT, Maine - Pat Dow received the 2014 Citizen of the Year award from the Greater Fort Kent Chamber of Commerce at the chamber’s annual dinner, Jan. 24. Dow said that it was a total surprise ...
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