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National Company Eye Caribou For Business Expansion…Municipal Officials Keeping Mum Except To Say They’re In Talks…

| August 29, 2014

A nationally well known company is in talks to possibly open up shop in Caribou. Caribou municipal officials say they’re excited about the prospects of business growth. Shawn Cunningham reports. He wouldn’t tell Newssource 8 WHO or WHEN FOR SURE. But behind his reserve, Caribou City Manager Austin Bleess had a hint of excitement about a big […]

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Downtown Presque Isle Construction Creating Challenges for Local Businesses

| August 7, 2014

If you’re feeling that all the construction on Main Street in downtown Presque Isle is holding you back, you’re not alone. Several business owners are also tired of the inconvenience its created for pedestrians and patrons. Shawn Cunningham reports on how the project is impacting local businesses. Construction projects continue to tie up traffic along […]

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Houlton Interim Town Manager Staying Busy in Dual Role…

| June 6, 2014

A search is ongoing for a permanent town manager in Houlton. In the meantime, the INTERIM TOWN MANAGER is enjoying doing double duty running the town…and protecting it as the police chief. As Shawn Cunningham reports, juggling responsibilities isn’t new to the municipal leader, whose adding even more onto his busy plate, economic development. The […]

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Biathlon Boosts Business in the Area

| March 7, 2014

As hundreds of biathletes have finished competing and they’re now starting to head OUT of the county, local businesses say their being here has made a BIG impact. “It filled our hotel up completely for the last two weeks” said manager Gary Lausier. 84 biathletes stayed at the Budget Traveler in Presque Isle. He said they […]

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Junior Achievement of Aroostook County Holds 4th Annual Titan Challenge

| February 13, 2014

Maine’s business sector got some young hires. Its Maine Junior Achievement Day. High school students competed in a statewide challenge taking them out of the classroom and into VIRTUAL boardrooms where important business decisions are made. Meet the management team of a new Northern Maine startup. And so ARE THEY…and THEM. They all look quite […]

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