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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Last week we reported the closing of SEARS at the Aroostook Center Mall. It now begs the question, how are other retail businesses in our community doing. In downtown Presque Isle, there are signs of growth and struggle. Shawn Cunningham reports.