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MANDATORY EVACUATION IN PERTH-ANDOVER

MANDATORY EVACUATION IN PERTH-ANDOVER

MANDATORY EVACUATION The Village of Perth-Andover is issuing a MANDATORY EVACUATION for people that live within low areas of the Village of Perth-Andover to proceed in a voluntary evacuation and make arrangements for alternate lodging.   We are asking all evacuees to register with us at the Village Office 273-4958, and  leave us a contact number of where you […]

Humane Society Seeks Justice for Two Dead Dogs

Humane Society Seeks Justice for Two Dead Dogs

 The Houlton Humane Society is asking for information from the public after two dead dogs were found in Ludlow on Wednesday morning. According to animal control officer David Rairdon, a school bus driver noticed the two dogs on the side of the Laskey Road.Both were deceased and Rairdon said they appeared to have had their […]

Train Derailment, Near Edmundston

Train Derailment, Near Edmundston

Edmundston, NB – According to the town of Edmundston, NB a CN train has derailed along Highway 144 between Edmundston St. Basille area and the village of Green River. Both Edmundston fire barracks are on the scene of the derailment. Along with the fire department;  Edmundston CN officials, officials from the Ministry of Environment, Edmundston […]

Parents Urging Lawmakers to Allow Medical Marijuana in Schools.

Parents Urging Lawmakers to Allow Medical Marijuana in Schools.

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – Some parents are urging Maine lawmakers to allow medical marijuana in schools. The parents appeared Thursday before the Legislature’s Education Committee to express their support of a bill that would allow schools to provide accommodations for children who use medical marijuana. The Portland Press Herald reports that the bill is sponsored […]

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World Cup Biathlon Will Return to Presque Isle

World Cup Biathlon Will Return to Presque Isle

It is now official a World Cup Biathlon event will be held in Aroostook County in February of 2016. The announcement was made today in Mars Hill at the Pineland Farms processing facility. Nordic Heritage Center Officials introduced Pineland Farms as a lead sponsor the event. Towle:”This is a tremendous shot in the arm for us, […]

Caron Prepares For Boston Marathon

Caron Prepares For Boston Marathon

Sarah Caron of Presque Isle will be competing in her first Boston on Monday. She said she is starting to get butterflies as the races gets closer. Caron:” I think it is just starting to hit me. I am really excited. A little bit nervous I am realy excited to just get there and experience […]

Oz Sailors Continues to Trail Blaze

Oz Sailors Continues to Trail Blaze

University of Maine Presque Isle pitcher Oz Sailors continues to break barriers. Sailors is the first women to Captain an NCAA Baseball team . On Tuesday she became one of the first, if not the first women to start against a Division one team when she toed the rubber against the University of Maine. Sailors:” […]

Veteran Runners Prepare For Boston Marathon

Veteran Runners Prepare For Boston Marathon

The Boston Marathon is just five days away and several runners from our viewing area will be running from Hopkinton to Boston. Don Audibert of Fort Kent, Rich Hoppe of Portage Lakes and Kimberly Wright of Mapleton will all be making repeat appearances in one of the oldest marathons in the World. Hoppe:” Another adventure. […]

Your 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 […]

Smoking Series Part Five: E Cigarettes, Dangers of Second & Third Hand Smoke…Importance of Quitting

Smoking Series Part Five: E Cigarettes, Dangers of Second & Third Hand Smoke…Importance of Quitting

Shawn Cunningham has been examining the dangers of smoking and looking at local resources that help smokers commit to quit. Tonight in the final report of the series, we look at the impact of second and third hand smoke as well as the importance of getting treatment to finally kick the habit. YOUTUBE Healthcare practitioners […]

Smoking Series Part Four: Beat The Pack Program Is Helping Smokers Kick The Habit

Smoking Series Part Four: Beat The Pack Program Is Helping Smokers Kick The Habit

All weeklong Shawn Cunningham has been reporting on the dangers of smoking and local resources available to help people commit to quit. Tonight in part four of the series, we profile a new smoking cessation program in the county, that’s helping people quit their smoking habit once and for all. “I feel stress right now, […]

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Parsons Road Closed in Washburn Overnight, Now Reopened

Parsons Road Closed in Washburn Overnight, Now Reopened

| April 18, 2015

According to the Maine Department of Transportation, the Castle Hill bridge on Parsons Road in Washburn was closed due to ice buildup along the bridge overnight. The jam cleared around 1:00 am Saturday morning, and the road was reopened. Emergency Management Director Darren Woods said the ice then moved down river towards Crouseville, and they […]

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April Crimestoppers

April Crimestoppers

| April 17, 2015

Aroostook County, Me – According to the Aroostook County Sheriff’s Office, all of the following people are wanted on felony arrest warrants. The Sheriff’s Office and other police forces are seeking the public’s help in locating them. 31-year-old Jennifer Ayotte was convicted in April 2009 of Burglary. She then absconded from probation, or in other […]

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Adopt A Pet 04.17.2015

Adopt A Pet 04.17.2015

| April 17, 2015

Daisy, from the Central Aroostook Humane Society, visits the studio today.

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