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Twin Rivers To Invest 2.5 Million in Plaster Rock Mill, Create 50 Jobs

Twin Rivers To Invest 2.5 Million in Plaster Rock Mill, Create 50 Jobs

| March 27, 2014

Fifty new jobs are coming to Plaster Rock. On Thursday, Twin Rivers Paper Company made the announcement that it’s investing 2.5 million dollars in the mill in the village. “It means my employment for the next ten years or more is pretty secure,” said¬†Jacques Chamberlain, maintenance superintendent at the mill. Twin Rivers employees were all […]

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Littleton To Start Pay Per Bag Trash Program

Littleton To Start Pay Per Bag Trash Program

| March 26, 2014

For residents in Littleton, the way they dispose of their trash is about to change. “It’s fair. You pay for what you produce,” said town manager Courtney Toby. Voters approved the switch to a pay per bag trash program last week. Now instead of paying for garbage in their tax bill, residents will pay by […]

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Longtime Lawmaker John Martin Looks to Get Back Into Legislature

Longtime Lawmaker John Martin Looks to Get Back Into Legislature

| March 21, 2014

Longtime legislator John Martin isn’t throwing in the towel just yet. For about sixteen months now, he’s been out of the House of Representatives – and he wants that to change. “The end of February, I made the decision that I would run again,” said Martin. A well-known name in Maine politics, the democrat spent […]

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UMFK Sucrerie Celebrates Maple Sugaring and Acadian Heritage

UMFK Sucrerie Celebrates Maple Sugaring and Acadian Heritage

| March 20, 2014

The ployes, the people, the music…it’s all part of Fort Kent’s annual Sucrerie. A longtime tradition that brings folks from all over the St John Valley together to celebrate maple sugaring and Acadian heritage. “To keep it alive..to know where our roots are and where were headed,” said Delores Dumond. “I wave to everyone and […]

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Cavendish Indefinitely Suspending Farming Operations in Presque Isle

Cavendish Indefinitely Suspending Farming Operations in Presque Isle

| March 19, 2014

Suspended indefinitely – that’s what’s happening to Cavendish Farms potato farming operations in the Star City. “There’s gonna be jobs lost in the community, there’s gonna be revenues lost in the community..the upside is they’re going to keep their land,” said Presque Isle director of development and planning Ken Arndt. Thirteen total jobs will be […]

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