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Businesses Encouraged To Apply For Microloan Funding

| June 19, 2014

A call is out to local small business owners to apply for thousands of dollars in available funding to help your venture grow. Northern Maine Development Commission is seeking applicants for its microloan program. Shawn Cunningham reports on a few changes that make the program more affordable for entrepreneurs to take advantage. Its business as […]

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Flood Anniversary Retrospective Part Two: Businesses Remember The Disaster

| April 18, 2014

We continue our look back at the 1994 ice jam flooding of Fort Fairfield. It’s the 20th anniversary of that flooding disaster. Shawn Cunningham reports on the impact the disaster had on local businesses. (ARCHIVED FOOTAGE FROM JON GULLIVER’S 1994 PACKAGE) “Its a scene that won’t soon be forgotten in Fort Fairfield…” Twenty years later, […]

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Local Businesses Attend First Ever County Tobacco Conference

| April 10, 2014

Businesses were learning how to minimize the complaints of second hand smoke and remain compliant with Maine smoking laws. Shawn Cunningham explains. Workplaces that are smoke free aren’t just complying with Maine law, but they’re healthier environments for workers…and boast cost effective benefits say antitobacco education advocates. Sarah Mayberry is the Program Director for the Breathe Easy […]

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Health Care Reform: What it Means for Businesses

| March 14, 2013

It’s something that affects all of us – the Affordable Care Act. Thursday representatives from local businesses were able to learn a little bit more about it. Many attended an education session to find out why health care is changing and what the implications are for them as employers going forward. News Source 8’s Katie Zarrilli […]

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Businesses in Perth-Andover Begin to Reopen

| June 19, 2012

Great news for the village of Perth-Andover as area businesses are starting to reopen their doors since the damaging flood back on March 23rd. As the community continues to recover, residents are slowly getting back to their normal lives. News Source 8 reporter Jenna Callari caught up with a few residents who are excited to see […]

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