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U.S. Small Business Administration officials made a visit to the county this week to recognize Lender’s exceptional commitment to small businesses in Maine as well as highlight those small businesses.

| December 3, 2013

Cory LaPlante was just a teenager when he lost his leg due to a rare form of bone cancer. Due to the lack of available care in the County, he had to travel hundreds of miles to New Hampshire to receive treatment. It was then that he promised himself he would go on to college, […]

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Medical Monday: Northern Prosthetics Carving Niche in Northern Maine Medical Community

| May 1, 2013

Three weeks¬†ago we reported how Cory LaPlante, the brainchild behind Northern Prosthetics and Orthotics in Presque Isle is the recipient of the 2013 Small Business Administration (New England) Young Entrepreneur Award. Following up on that story tonight, Shawn Cunningham reports on what’s made the venture such a successful niche business in the medical community up […]

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County Business is SBA New England Young Entrepreneur for 2013

| April 9, 2013

A county business owner’s hard work is paying off.¬† Shawn Cunningham reports on how one man saw a need and decided to FIT IT, and now he’s being rewarded for those actions.

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