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Actress Valerie Harper out of hospital, resting with family

Actress Valerie Harper out of hospital, resting with family

OGUNQUIT, Maine (AP) – Officials at a Maine playhouse say Valerie Harper is resting with her family after falling ill before a performance. A statement released Friday by the Ogunquit (oh-GUHNG’-kwit) Playhouse says the 75-year-old actress, who has battled cancer, is at an undisclosed location and is looking forward to getting back on stage. She […]

Pickup truck strikes pedestrian in Standish

Pickup truck strikes pedestrian in Standish

A Standish man was taken to the hospital with life threatening injuries after he was struck by a pickup truck. 59-year-old Stephen Carpenter was struck Thursday night while out walking, according to the Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office. Glenn Miles, 50, of Windham was driving the pickup truck. He was driving on Middle Jam Road when […]

RCMP charge man under Off-Road Vehicle Act

RCMP charge man under Off-Road Vehicle Act

McAdam, NB – A 20-year-old man from McAdam is facing charges under the Off-Road Vehicle Act after an investigation by the West District RCMP. Police had been investigating several complaints received from residents in McAdam since mid-July regarding someone driving an ATV in the area at all hours of the night. On July 29, 2015, the […]

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

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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Local Horsemen Return Home

Local Horsemen Return Home

The Northern Maine Fair is a homecoming for many harness racing drivers and trainers. The County used to a hotbed of racing and several area people have had successful careers in the racing industry. One of the most recognizable is Kim Ireland of Presque Isle. Ireland came from a racing family and loves coming back […]

Eye to eye with the horses

Eye to eye with the horses

Harness racing is a team sport. Drivers, trainers and the horses all have to work together to be successful and get into the winners circle. There is another team at the track during the races. The Starting gate driver and race starter have to work together to make sure the races go off without a […]

Need for speed on the Loring Runway

Need for speed on the Loring Runway

The need for speed on the Loring runway this weekend. The annual Loring Timing Association Land Speed Races begin tomorrow afternoon through Sunday. Joe Daly Event Director is expecting a large number of racers. Daly:”We have a lot of registration and we are looking for ideal conditions. We may have some rain Friday, but it […]

Spud Speedway North South Challenge

Spud Speedway North South Challenge

Staying with horse power. Racing continues at Spud Speedway on Sunday. A 100 lap race will be the feature event. Albert:”We got a 100 lap street stock. The North and New Brunswick versus the South. Cars coming up from downstate. I don’t know the total number, but I am thinking nine or ten and we […]

Your Health

Medical Monday: Allergy Season

Medical Monday: Allergy Season

Its allergy season. In this week’s Medical Monday Shawn Cunningham reports on allergy symptoms and over the counter relief available to sufferers.

Medical Monday 5.11.15: Greenlight Laser Therapy

Medical Monday 5.11.15: Greenlight Laser Therapy

Men with enlarged prostate issues now have a noninvasive surgical procedure that can help. Its being done right here in the county via Pines Health Services. Its this week’s Medical Monday with Shawn Cunningham. Courtesy: YOUTUBE A number of county men have enlarged prostate issues says Dr. Natania Piper, the Chief Urologist at Pines Health […]

Spine Pain – Med Monday

Spine Pain – Med Monday

Presque Isle, Me – This weekend in Presque Isle, County Physical Therapy had a presentation on spinal and neck injuries. The talk included presentations from Lee Thibodeau, a neurosurgeon from Maine Spine Surgery in Portland, it also included TAMC radiologist Alan Mautz. Both presented to local professionals and students who were continuing their education. The presentations talked […]

Medical Monday 3.16.15: New Dental Practice Opens In Presque Isle

Medical Monday 3.16.15: New Dental Practice Opens In Presque Isle

A new dental office has opened up in Aroostook County giving more people access to care.Its this week’s Medical Monday with Shawn Cunningham. Presque Isle A new dentistry practice is FILLING a growing need for access to care in Aroostook County. Many patients who’ve been put on a waiting list at other dental offices could […]

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