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TIF District in Fort Kent

| September 19, 2013

Downtown Fort Kent has faced some challenges over the past few years; two major fires and businesses closures have put a bit of a damper on the main part of town.┬áBut there’s talk of a new town warrant underway that’s a big step forward in the revitalization efforts of Fort Kent’s downtown area. The town’s […]

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Education To Industry Summit Examines Youth Outmigration

| August 7, 2013

From Houlton to Fort Kent, this room is full of the county’s best and brightest…educators…business leaders and community advocates. But it’s the next generation of best and bright, they’re all concerned for. And why this Education to Industry Summit is created…to keep young people from leaving the county to pursue opportunities elsewhere. Bob Dorsey is […]

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NMDC Opens Up Entrepreneur Training Program

| May 21, 2013

If you have a moneymaking idea or product, Northern Maine Development Commission WANTS YOU…to apply for its Top Gun Prep Entrepreneur Training Program. Shawn Cunningham reports on the workshop which is beginning its second year and has now expanded beyond Caribou.

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Upcoming Forum For Employers and People with Disabilities

| May 20, 2013

An upcoming forum will encourage employers to think about the benefits of hiring folks with disabilities. An issue here and across the state – oftentimes those with disabilities get overlooked when it comes to employment, and some organizations are looking to change that. News Source 8′s Katie Zarrilli has more.

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Logger Business Training Seminar Held

| May 15, 2013

Loggers and truck drivers in the area took advantage of an opportunity to better their business skills over the past two days. They attended a first of its kind business management training program held at the University of Maine at Fort Kent. News Source 8′s Katie Zarrilli has more.

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