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Quebec Communities Named Part of Grand Riviere Region…Now Will Share in Upcoming World Acadian Congress Celebration

| April 10, 2014

Excitement about the upcoming World Acadian Congress is building. Today a caravan of Canadian dignitaries were in Van Buren getting a preview of what other tourists will get when they arrive for the Congress this summer. They ARRIVED as tourists, and as Shawn Cunningham reports THEY LEFT entirely changed. Pleasantries and proclamations were exchanged as […]

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Summer Tourism Season

| July 29, 2013

Summers are always busy here in the county with festivals, parades, and fairs. Always good news for area businesses hoping to draw people in. News Source 8′s Katie Zarrilli gives us an update on how the tourism season is going so far.

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Lodging Tax

| June 11, 2013

A recently proposed $6.3 billion biennial budget would fill in some gaps by temporarily increasing sales, lodging and meal taxes. Dick Palm looks at what that could mean for Aroostook County tourism and the lodging industry.

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Winter Tourism Season

| January 17, 2013

Wintertime in the county usually brings folks from all over who love to snowmobile and ski. But the lack of snowfall lately has hurt business for some hotels in our area. News Source 8′s Katie Zarrilli tells us what the tourism season has looked like so far and when we can expect things to pick […]

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