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Oakfield Wind Farm Project Moving Right Along…Will Be Completed By End Of 2015

| August 29, 2014

Construction of a 40 plus turbine wind farm is moving right along in Oakfield. Shawn Cunningham is in the newsroom with more on how close the project is to completion and the economic impact it could have on this region. It’s a big renewable energy project erecting a wind farm. But First Wind is determined […]

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Maine Group Gives Grades On Conservation Issues

| August 29, 2014

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – A conservation group in Maine is handing out grades to lawmakers for their votes in the Legislature. Maine Conservation Voters unveile A conservation group in Maine is handing out grades to lawmakers for their votes in the Legislature. Maine Conservation Voters unveiled its 2014 environmental scorecard on Thursday. Lawmakers were graded […]

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Bowdoin Student from Presque Isle Fulfills Internship in Maine Senator Susan Collins’ Office

| August 29, 2014

Washington, D.C. –Thomas Freeman of Presque Isle is finishing an internship in Senator Collins’ Aroostook County Constituent Service Center, in Caribou, after having successfully served as an intern during the summer. “Thomas’ hard work and enthusiasm during his time as an intern in my Aroostook County Constituent Service Center were greatly appreciated,” said Senator Collins. […]

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Wind Farms Still Energizing Maine Economy…New Proposal for Another In Maine

| August 28, 2014

Bingham, ME: (AP) A proposal to build what would be Maine’s largest energy-generating wind farm has received preliminary approval from state environmental regulators. The Department of Environmental Protection’s draft decision, issued Wednesday by Commissioner Patricia Aho, means the department could issue a final decision as early as Sept. 5. The deadline is Sept. 8. Blue […]

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FairPoint Declares Impasse, Unions Disagree

| August 28, 2014

Maine (AP) – FairPoint Communications says talks remain deadlocked after weeks of negotiating with unions representing more than 1,700 workers in Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont, and is implementing its final proposals, which it says is permitted under federal law. Today’s  announcement comes a day after the unions delivered another contract proposal, which they said […]

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