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Tourism Summit

| May 8, 2013

Shining a spotlight on Aroostook County. That was the goal behind a tourism summit in Caribou. NewsSource 8′s Dick Palm was there and has more on what’s being done to boost tourism here in the County.

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Logger Business Training Program

| April 23, 2013

A unique program is being held in May at the University of Maine in Fort Kent. It’s a business management training program geared for loggers and off road truck drivers… News Source 8 Reporter Angela Christoforos has the details…   Registration forms are available by contacting Judy Dinsmore at NMDC at (207) 493-8736 or by […]

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Pelletier Appointed LEAD Executive Director

| January 10, 2013

The organization Leaders Encouraging Aroostook Development named a new executive director on Tuesday. LEAD has never had an executive director before – but they say they’ve needed one for several years. News Source 8′s Katie Zarrilli caught up with the appointee Thursday and asked him about what some of his plans are

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The Economic Development of Aroostook County Pt. 1

| November 27, 2012

Northern Maine economic development officials say the way to attract more businesses and spur job growth is to change the demographic fabric of this region. They say keeping YOUNG PEOPLE engaged and employed are the key to this region’s economic success or failure. Tonight, in part one of a three part series Shawn Cunningham looks […]

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NMDC Selects Consultant for Brownfield Initiative

| November 15, 2012

It looks like some potentially contaminated areas around Northern Maine could be getting a cleanup.¬†Early this summer the Northern Maine Development Commission was granted a good chunk of change for brownfield assessments. They recently selected their consultant for the project. News Source 8′s Katie Zarrilli reports.

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