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SEARS Workers Already Looking For Replacement Jobs and Opportunities According To Presque Isle Career Development Officials

| December 11, 2014

SEARS is one step closer to permanently closing its doors at the Aroostook Centre Mall. Shawn Cunningham reports on what looms for its workers. Presque Isle Customers go in and out of SEARS buying up the last bit of store items for sale. There’s still more inventory left to sell before the store permanently closes […]

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SEARS Workers Need To Start Looking For New Jobs Now Say Local Labor Officials

| October 22, 2014

In just a little more than three months, SEARS will be permanently closing its doors at the Aroostook Centre Mall in Presque Isle put 63 people out of work. Local employment services and outreach professionals say NOW is the time those workers should be looking for new jobs. Shawn Cunningham reports. SEARS may be closing […]

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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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