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NMCC hosts 3rd APP Alternative energy and Biomass Fair

| April 5, 2014

After a long cold winter that lasted a bit longer than usual, many residents and business owners have spent a lot more on fuel than previous years. Over the weekend alternative sources of energy were highlighted at NMCC. The college hosted the 3rd Aroostook Partnership for Progress Alternative Energy and Biomass Fair. News Source 8’s […]

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Upcoming Education to Industry Summit

| July 31, 2013

Education and building a strong work force go hand in hand; that’s why the Aroostook Partnership for Progress has made plans for an ” Education to Industry Summit” to encourage an open discussion amongst employers, students, and educators to discuss issues and brainstorm solutions. A lot of students educated here don’t end up staying and […]

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APP Jobs Website

| September 13, 2012

Projected job vacancies in the County for the next five years can now be found at a brand new website. Dick Palm has more details.

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Biomass Fair Looks to Drum up Support

| May 17, 2012 | 0 Comments

The County’s first-ever biomass fair is coming up this weekend. It’s an effort to get more people thinking about alternative energy sources. Our Gina DiPietro explains what folks can expect on Saturday. Note: The Biomass Fair is at UMPI’s Gentile Hall on Saturday, May 19th from 9 to 4.

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The Business of Biomass: Part Three

| April 26, 2012 | 0 Comments

Tonight we continue our April News Source Focus- the Business of Biomass. Last week Gina DiPietro discussed how the technology behind biomass has changed and how it works in a home, business and a school. In Part 3, Gina takes a look at the financial end of things, and making biomass work for your budget.   Note: For those […]

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