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More Than 1,700 FairPoint Workers Go On Strike

| October 17, 2014

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – More than 1,700 FairPoint Communications workers in Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont are on strike. The decision came hours after a failed attempt by two unions to re-engage the company in negotiations. Peter McLaughlin from the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers says the unions have offered “significant concessions” but that the […]

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Angie’s List- Lifting the Door on Garage Door Upsells

| October 16, 2014

Most people give little thought to their garage door, until they’re late for work and it won’t go up. After a frantic call to the repair pro, the problem is fixed, but then the contractor tries to sell you additional products or services. In today’s Angie’s List report, three common garage door repairs and potential […]

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Maine Moves Virtual Charter School Forward

| October 16, 2014

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – The Maine Charter School Commission is advancing a plan for a second virtual charter school in the state. The commission voted Wednesday to move the application from Maine Virtual Academy to the next step. It also voted not to advance applications from the Lewiston-Auburn-based Acadia Academy and Sanford-area Inspire ME Academy. […]

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Governor Candidates to Hold 1st Televised Debate Tonight

| October 15, 2014

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – The three candidates in the tight race for Maine governor are meeting for their first televised debate. Republican Gov. Paul LePage, Democrat Mike Michaud and independent Eliot Cutler will take the debate stage Wednesday night at the Augusta Civic Center. The event will be broadcast live by WCSH-TV and WLBZ-TV. The […]

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HGTV House Hunters Series Comes to Aroostook County

| October 14, 2014

Aroostook County is getting some national and even international attention from a popular HGTV show. The production team for the House Hunters series spent the Columbus Day weekend in the County taping an episode of the spin off Lakefront Bargain Hunt. News Source 8′s Angela Christoforos has the details. Home Buyer and County Resident Greg […]

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