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MBTA Awards 19 Million Dollar Contract to MMA in Limestone

| June 20, 2014

Maine Military Authority in Limestone could soon get a whole lot busier. This week the Massachusetts Bay Transit Authority awarded a 19 million dollar contract to the company in Limestone to refurbish 32 buses. “Everyone’s thrilled. They really are, especially with the unknowns of the military budget the national guard bureau decrease in the budget […]

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Naturally Potatoes Break Ground on New Building Addition…Increase Jobs and County Economic Development

| June 5, 2014

All eyes are on a local potato company that’s DEEP ROOTED in success and is growing. Naturally Potatoes in Mars Hill is expanding their facilities and increasing production on their┬árefrigerated potato line. Shawn Cunningham reports on the impact this will have on economic development in Aroostook County. Sealed with a shovel…(nat. sound of applause) And […]

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College Grads Begin Job Search, Experts Offer Advice

| May 19, 2014

The job search is on for Josh MacKinnon and Luke Bartlett — both of whom graduated from the University of Maine at Presque Isle this past weekend. When MacKinnon was asked when he wants a job by, he replied, “tomorrow. Tomorrow would be nice. No, but realistically, within the month.” One wants to be a […]

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Retooled Call Center Bill Advances

| April 8, 2014

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – Maine lawmakers have advanced a bill that seeks to encourage companies to keep call centers in Maine by penalizing them if they relocate them overseas. In a 77-67 vote on Tuesday, the Democratic-led House approved an amended version that would soften the penalties proposed in the original bill. The Senate endorsed […]

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Solar Power Rebates Debated

| March 20, 2014

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – Maine residents would have access to rebates for solar power systems on their homes under a bill moving forward in the Legislature, but the idea continues to receive significant resistance from Republican Gov. Paul LePage. The Democratic-controlled Senate endorsed the bill with a 22-12 vote on Thursday. It would re-establish the […]

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