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Businesses Encouraged To Apply For Microloan Funding

| June 19, 2014

A call is out to local small business owners to apply for thousands of dollars in available funding to help your venture grow. Northern Maine Development Commission is seeking applicants for its microloan program. Shawn Cunningham reports on a few changes that make the program more affordable for entrepreneurs to take advantage. Its business as […]

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The Only Homeless Shelter in The County is Struggling

| June 19, 2014

The only homeless shelter in Aroostook County is struggling. “Funding is always a challenge for us. We’re a private non-profit organization. So we rely on the generosity of others to help us keep our doors open,” says Director of Homeless Services of Aroostook, Stephen Eyler. While Sister Mary O’Donnell Homeless shelter receives funds from from […]

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Aroostook County Headstart Centers To Receive More than 3 million dollars in Funding To Continue Early Childhood Education Programs & Services

| May 26, 2014

Parents┬ácan give their kids a better HEADSTART in life. Headstart has some open enrollment slots available at all ten locations throughout the county. As Shawn Cunningham reports, the program is growing and providing more services to families thanks to renewed funding. Headstart staff are all about education. Kids are read to everyday. That practice can […]

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Two County Airports to Share in Federal Funding to Make Structural Imporvements and Upgrades

| May 23, 2014

17 Maine airports will share in more than four million dollars of federal money to do a series of improvement projects. Two airports in our area are on the receiving end of the funding. Shawn Cunningham reports. These passengers are waiting for a flight out of Northern Maine Regional Airport. But they’d be excited to […]

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LePage: Nursing Home Funding Need is ‘Critical’

| May 14, 2014

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – Maine Gov. Paul LePage says lawmakers’ failure to approve his bill to increase funding for the state’s nursing homes could force more facilities to shut their doors. After visiting a nursing home in Portland on Wednesday, LePage criticized lawmakers for nixing his $5 million bill earlier this month. The Republican governor […]

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