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Ventresco takes over as Limestone town manager

| January 8, 2015

“It’s almost like the method of jumping right in to learn how to swim…you almost just have to dive right into it,” said Limestone’s new town manager. And that’s what Fred Ventresco has done in Limestone. He started as the new town manager on Monday. He comes in with 8 collective years of town manager […]

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Limestone Chamber of Commerce members say if they don’t get more volunteers, chamber could become inactive

| October 16, 2014

“Sometimes you just want to throw your hands up and say ‘I’m finished,” said Michelle Albert, president of the Limestone Chamber of Commerce. Albert is passionate about bringing people in her community together. She’s been part of the Chamber of Commerce for more than 10 years now. But lately she and other chamber members are […]

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Loring Development Authority Meeting Reveals Economic Development News

| September 4, 2014

There were several announcements that could impact economic development progress in this region. Shawn Cunningham has more. While Loring Development Authority board members settle into this meeting, some UNSETTLING news of a budget loss. Carl Flora is the President/CEO of the Loring Development Authority and says “we have a planned loss of about 78 thousand […]

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Road Construction To Begin In Washburn And Limestone

| July 3, 2014

Two communities will be seeing construction on some of its main roads in the coming days. The Maine Department of Transportation tells us traffic delays won’t be too bad, and the projects should be completed by mid September. The Washburn road will be under construction beginning this week from the Reach Road intersection in Presque […]

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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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