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Maine Senator Angus King to Hold Student Roundtable Discussion on College Affordability

| September 1, 2014

Maine  Senator Angus King (I-Maine) announces he will hold a roundtable discussion with students and faculty at Southern Maine Community College in South Portland on Wednesday. The discussion will focus on college affordability, student loan repayment, and the transition into the workforce, among other topics. Later that day, Senator King will travel to Saco to Thornton […]

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Bowdoin Student from Presque Isle Fulfills Internship in Maine Senator Susan Collins’ Office

| August 29, 2014

Washington, D.C. –Thomas Freeman of Presque Isle is finishing an internship in Senator Collins’ Aroostook County Constituent Service Center, in Caribou, after having successfully served as an intern during the summer. “Thomas’ hard work and enthusiasm during his time as an intern in my Aroostook County Constituent Service Center were greatly appreciated,” said Senator Collins. […]

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Junior Achievement of Aroostook County Holds 4th Annual Titan Challenge

| February 13, 2014

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 […]

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Higher Education Institutions Recommit to Aroostook Aspirations Initiative

| January 13, 2014

Its been a year since Aroostook Aspirations launched to tackle the issue of youth outmigration and a struggling county workforce as a result of it. Since their launch…many schools, county businesses and economic development groups have jumped on board the initiative’s bandwagon. Now a new announcement that will help further their cause. County high school […]

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Department of Education Deputy Elevated to Commissioner

| October 8, 2013

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – Maine Gov. Paul LePage has elevated the deputy of the Department of Education to acting commissioner. Jim Rier (RYE’-er) of Topsham has worked in the education department for a decade, starting as director of finance and operations. He’s served as deputy commissioner since 2011 under Stephen Bowen, who resigned last month […]

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