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Petting Zoo

Petting Zoo

| May 23, 2015

Fort Kent, Me – Farm Animals, Kids and even Little Bo Peep. Bouchard Country Store was a busy place on Saturday as the farm held their, now annual, petting zoo! “We started it last year with very little advertisement and it was a pretty good success. So, we put it out there this year, and it is […]

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Anger Builds Among Unionized Workforce at Bath Iron Works

Anger Builds Among Unionized Workforce at Bath Iron Works

| May 23, 2015

BATH, Maine (AP) – Shipbuilders at Bath Iron Works gave the boot more than 10 years ago to a contract providing incentives for shipbuilders to learn tasks outside their area of expertise. Now anger is boiling over again as a new shipyard president tries again to boost efficiency by having workers perform additional tasks, and […]

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Crimestoppers – Drug Trafficking

Crimestoppers – Drug Trafficking

| May 22, 2015

Aroostook County, Me – Northern Maine lies at the end of one of the busiest drug corridors in the United States. According to the justice department it is one of eight major trafficking areas extending across the United States. The I-95 corridor extends from Miami, Fl to Houlton, Me and delivers large amounts of drugs along […]

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Senator King Presses for Streamlined Licensing for Dams

Senator King Presses for Streamlined Licensing for Dams

| May 20, 2015

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – Senator Angus King is pressing to streamline the federal permitting process for dams, saying the current system is holding back states like Maine. The independent says the current system that takes up to 10 years and up to $100 million to get an answer is an “annuity for lawyers and consultants.” […]

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UMS Trustees Approve Cybersecurity Degree

UMS Trustees Approve Cybersecurity Degree

| May 19, 2015

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – The University of Maine System has approved creation of a cybersecurity program. Trustees on Monday said the four-year bachelor of science in cybersecurity will feature coursework in computer science, communications and ethics. It’s being made available in partnership with the University of Maine, University of Southern Maine and Fort Kent and […]

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