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Presque Isle City Council Considers Moving City Hall Location

| July 8, 2014

Maintaining the Presque Isle City Hall building over the next five or ten years could cost somewhere between 250 and 500 thousand dollars – according to city manager Jim Bennett. “Obviously all of the windows need to be redone in the building, the heating system, although the boiler has been fixed the rest hasn’t been […]

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Delivery Rates Change for Emera Maine Customers

| July 7, 2014

It’s not a big decrease, but a decrease nonetheless. As of July 1st, delivery rates for Emera Maine Customers for the Maine Public District dropped by an average of four percent. “I think it’s great news for our customers..we’ve been trying real hard to keep our rates stable and the Maine Public District rates are […]

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Foodland Store Closing in Perth-Andover, Mayor Says it’s a Huge Loss

| June 27, 2014

“It’s just a huge, huge loss..” said Perth Andover Mayor Terry Ritchie when talking about the upcoming closure of the Foodland store. The grocery store chain Sobey’s announced this week that they’ll be closing around 50 stores in Canada. “All in all it’s a shame as far as I’m concerned..and a lot of people feel the […]

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Madawaska School Budget Fails to Pass Referendum Validation

| June 26, 2014

It’s back to the drawing board for the Madawaska School Department..the school budget failed to pass Tuesday’s referendum validation by more than 40 votes. “It sends the message, look at your budget again so we’ll look at the budget again,” said Ginette Albert, superintendent of schools. Residents had approved the the budget at the town […]

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Fort Kent Named 27th Business Friendly Community in Maine

| June 26, 2014

It’s a big deal for the little town that could. Fort Kent is Maine’s newest certified business friendly community. “We’re really ecstatic about the recognition and we look forward to inviting more and more businesses here,” said Skyla Hamilton, executive director of the Greater Houlton Area Chamber of Commerce. “It’s a reaffirmation of the efforts […]

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