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Flood Anniversary Retrospective Part Two: Businesses Remember The Disaster

Flood Anniversary Retrospective Part Two: Businesses Remember The Disaster

| April 18, 2014

We continue our look back at the 1994 ice jam flooding of Fort Fairfield. It’s the 20th anniversary of that flooding disaster. Shawn Cunningham reports on the impact the disaster had on local businesses. (ARCHIVED FOOTAGE FROM JON GULLIVER’S 1994 PACKAGE) “Its a scene that won’t soon be forgotten in Fort Fairfield…” Twenty years later, […]

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1994 Flood Twentieth Anniversary Part One: Homeowners Remember Being Rescued From Flood

1994 Flood Twentieth Anniversary Part One: Homeowners Remember Being Rescued From Flood

| April 17, 2014

This year marks the 20th anniversary of the ice jam flooding in Fort Fairfield. Shawn Cunningham begins a three night retrospective of the disaster that left many people displaced from their homes, many businesses in shambles and an entire county trying to figure out how to rebuild and move forward as a community. And that’s exactly […]

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UMFK Hosts “Earth Day…Everyday” Event for Fort Kent Youngsters

UMFK Hosts “Earth Day…Everyday” Event for Fort Kent Youngsters

| April 14, 2014

This slightly warm weather took some youngsters from inside the classroom to a different ENVIRONMENT. A college campus to be more exact. And it’s a different lesson of higher learning these kids were getting…one that hopefully has them appreciating the environment for years to come. Shawn Cunningham explains. These wide eyed Fort Kent youngsters are […]

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County Employers Seeking More Young Hires

County Employers Seeking More Young Hires

| April 11, 2014

Are there more job opportunities outside of Maine? Some young people say yes, that’s why they’re leaving and why some businesses say the future of Maine’s workforce could be bleak if youth outmigration isn’t addressed. That’s also why local job fairs have become so important. As Shawn Cunningham reports, more companies are looking for young […]

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Local Businesses Attend First Ever County Tobacco Conference

Local Businesses Attend First Ever County Tobacco Conference

| April 10, 2014

Businesses were learning how to minimize the complaints of second hand smoke and remain compliant with Maine smoking laws. Shawn Cunningham explains. Workplaces that are smoke free aren’t just complying with Maine law, but they’re healthier environments for workers…and boast cost effective benefits say antitobacco education advocates. Sarah Mayberry is the Program Director for the Breathe Easy […]

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