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Van Buren Benefitting From Nearby Port of Entry

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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Van Buren Vegetable Processing Plant set to open this fall

Van Buren Vegetable Processing Plant set to open this fall

| June 24, 2013

A five year project to relocate a business from Limestone to Van Buren is closer to fruition. Shawn Cunningham has an update of the opening of the Northern Girl vegetable processing plant and how it will help economic development in that community.

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The Economic Development of Aroostook County Part 3

The Economic Development of Aroostook County Part 3

| November 29, 2012

Economic development groups have identified the problems that challenge business growth and steady employment in this region.  They now say the answers to solving those problems include INNOVATION and COLLABORATION. In the final part her series, Shawn Cunningham looks at how those two ideas can help turn the region around and instead make it more […]

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The Economic Development of Aroostook County Pt. 2

The Economic Development of Aroostook County Pt. 2

| November 28, 2012

An economic development group has MOBILIZED to take on the county’s unemployment rate, among other things.  As Shawn Cunningham continues in part two of her series tonight, the group is setting some news goals to address some long term problems.

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The Economic Development of Aroostook County Pt. 1

The Economic Development of Aroostook County Pt. 1

| November 27, 2012

Northern Maine economic development officials say the way to attract more businesses and spur job growth is to change the demographic fabric of this region. They say keeping YOUNG PEOPLE engaged and employed are the key to this region’s economic success or failure. Tonight, in part one of a three part series Shawn Cunningham looks […]

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