October 20, 2017
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N. Maine airport lands $2.5 million in stimulus

The Associated Press
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PRESQUE ISLE, Maine — Northern Maine Regional Airport in Presque Isle is getting $2.5 million in federal stimulus money to extend its parallel taxiway.

The announcement Tuesday by U.S. Rep. Mike Michaud said the project will provide the airport with a full parallel taxiway, improving operational safety and efficiency.

The Maine Democrat said the grant, funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, will create jobs and improve infrastructure, providing a long-term economic development benefit for the area.


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