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Democratic lawmakers call for investigation into allegation that Governor LePage forced Jason Parent’s resignation from World Acadian Congress

Democratic lawmakers call for investigation into allegation that Governor LePage forced Jason Parent’s resignation from World Acadian Congress

| July 31, 2015

Democratic state representatives Danny Martin and Bob Saucier want to get to the bottom of it. They’re calling for an investigation into whether or not Governor LePage or anyone in his administration forced Aroostook County’s Jason Parent to resign as Maine International President of the World Acadian Congress, and whether it was done under threat […]

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St. Agatha Greenhouse Entrepreneur Realizes Business Dream Thanks to World Acadian Congress 2014

St. Agatha Greenhouse Entrepreneur Realizes Business Dream Thanks to World Acadian Congress 2014

| August 27, 2014

EDMUNDSTON, N.B. — A St. Agatha entrepreneur has been selected as the Maine winner of the “Realize Your Business Dream” competition as part of the economic component of the recently completed World Acadian Congress. Nicholas Textor of Textor’s Greenhouse received the honor Thursday evening at a gala in Edmundston, N.B. to celebrate the winners from […]

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CMA Decor and Souvenier Sales Up At Stores in Aroostook County

CMA Decor and Souvenier Sales Up At Stores in Aroostook County

| August 8, 2014

Communities, particularly businesses have begun reaping the economic rewards from CMA tourists. Shawn Cunningham reports on how some merchants are profiting from cultural pride. Jim Belanger and his wife Sandy are looking for niche (NITCH) gifts and décor to celebrate the World Acadian Congress.They came from New Hampshire and won’t leave the county without buying […]

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World Acadian Congress 2014 Set To Begin…Now One Day Away.

World Acadian Congress 2014 Set To Begin…Now One Day Away.

| August 7, 2014

Its just one day away now from the official start of the World Acadian Congress. Years of planning will commence with a formal ceremony tomorrow and two week’s worth of cultural festivities. Shawn Cunningham was in Edmundston, New Brunswick where folks are working down to the wire on last minute preparations. This room is the […]

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New International Bridge Opens After Much Anticipation

New International Bridge Opens After Much Anticipation

| August 1, 2014

A coming together of two countries..to celebrate the new bridge that connects them. “It represents a connection between Maine and New Brunswick, of the US and Canada, of economics and community and heritage. Much like our two regions, this is a bridge to be proud of,” said Maine DOT commissioner David Bernhardt. Officials from both […]

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