DESPITE NUMEROUS CLOSINGS NATIONWIDE, IT LOOKS LIKE THE COUNTY J-C PENNEY STORE IN THE AROOSTOOK CENTRE MALL IS SAFE FOR NOW. THE TROUBLED RETAILER ANNOUNCED TODAY THAT IT’S CUTTING TWO-THOUSAND JOBS AND CLOSING 33 OF ITS “UNDERPERFORMING” STORES. A COMPANY PRESS RELEASE LISTED THE 33 STORES ON THE CHOPPING BLOCK…THERE WERE NO MAINE STORES LISTED. J-C […]
Aroostook County has lost two more businesses as the bookstores, Mr. Paperback, has announced it will shut it’s doors.That means more empty storefronts and a direct hit to our economy. News Source 8′s Dick Palm explains why Mr.Paperback is packing up after all these years.