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Maine Governor Paul LePage Wants Maine Community College System President John Fitzsimmons Ousted…Local Community College Officials React…

| January 13, 2015

Governor Paul LePage wants John Fitzsimmons OUT as Maine Community College System President. That’s right. In fact LePage is threatening College System Board of Trustees…that if they don’t get rid of Fitzsimmons…THEY and THE SYSTEM could feel the Governor’s wrath. Shawn Cunningham has reaction on this developing controversy. 00:00 FILE (track 1) Maine Governor LePage is […]

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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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