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USDA Rural Development

USDA Rural Development

| August 8, 2013

A presentation was held on UMPI’s campus this morning to announce the collaboration of Aroostook County, Piscataquis County, and Washington County in becoming a USDA Great Region. It’s the first such designation in the state, and one that hopes to spur economic growth. USDA Rural Development is committed to increasing economic opportunity in rural America; […]

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New Homeowners

New Homeowners

| June 21, 2013

June is National Home Ownership Month and this year’s theme is “USDA…Bringing America Home.” Dick Palm stopped by a Mars Hill residence where a family celebrated being new, first-time homeowners.

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ACAP and USDA Rural Development Work to Increase Homeownership in the County

ACAP and USDA Rural Development Work to Increase Homeownership in the County

| September 19, 2012

An agreement signed¬†Wednesday could mean more families around the county owning homes. News Source 8′s Katie Zarrilli explains.

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New Roof Helps to Preserve County History

New Roof Helps to Preserve County History

| June 28, 2012

The Southern Agricultural Museum is known for housing some of the County’s early farming traditions. And recently, those artifacts were threatened by a leaky roof. News Source 8′s Gina¬†DiPietro has more on the roofing repair project and why it’s so important.

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