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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┬ámanager 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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Van Buren Benefitting From Nearby Port of Entry

| August 7, 2013

Northern Maine Paving is one of newest businesses to make Van Buren home. The company thought the town was a great location and fit for their business particularly because of its close proximity to the new port of entry. Dan LaPointe is the Van Buren Director Of Economic and Community Development and says “I think […]

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