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Aroostook County Safety Symposium Taking Place at NMCC

Aroostook County Safety Symposium Taking Place at NMCC

| March 31, 2014

A classroom full of people spent their afternoon learning about and practicing using one large and loud piece of equipment, the forklift. “We do have traditionally 15-20 people injured every year operating a forklift,” said Joseph Bergan, Occupational Safety Engineer at Safety Works! The “train the trainer” class is part of the Aroostook County Safety […]

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Fort Kent Residents Concerned About Flooding

Fort Kent Residents Concerned About Flooding

| March 28, 2014

It’s getting to be that time of the year, when Fort Kent residents start to get a little anxious about what might happen to the St. John river when the snow melts. “Everybody’s concerned about flooding..am I concerned about flooding? All depends on Mother Nature,” said Mickey McBreairty of Fort Kent. Town manager Don Guimond […]

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Twin Rivers To Invest 2.5 Million in Plaster Rock Mill, Create 50 Jobs

Twin Rivers To Invest 2.5 Million in Plaster Rock Mill, Create 50 Jobs

| March 27, 2014

Fifty new jobs are coming to Plaster Rock. On Thursday, Twin Rivers Paper Company made the announcement that it’s investing 2.5 million dollars in the mill in the village. “It means my employment for the next ten years or more is pretty secure,” said¬†Jacques Chamberlain, maintenance superintendent at the mill. Twin Rivers employees were all […]

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Littleton To Start Pay Per Bag Trash Program

Littleton To Start Pay Per Bag Trash Program

| March 26, 2014

For residents in Littleton, the way they dispose of their trash is about to change. “It’s fair. You pay for what you produce,” said town manager Courtney Toby. Voters approved the switch to a pay per bag trash program last week. Now instead of paying for garbage in their tax bill, residents will pay by […]

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Longtime Lawmaker John Martin Looks to Get Back Into Legislature

Longtime Lawmaker John Martin Looks to Get Back Into Legislature

| March 21, 2014

Longtime legislator John Martin isn’t throwing in the towel just yet. For about sixteen months now, he’s been out of the House of Representatives – and he wants that to change. “The end of February, I made the decision that I would run again,” said Martin. A well-known name in Maine politics, the democrat spent […]

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