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Fatal Motorcycle Accident

Fatal Motorcycle Accident

Fort Kent, Me – The Fort Kent Police Department is investigating a fatal motorcycle accident involving a 19 year old Fort Kent man. The accident occurred on Rt. 161 in Fort Kent Saturday morning. According to the police department 19 year old Colby Martin and 22 year old Donny Mcbreairty of St John were traveling […]

Lepage Veto Dispute

Lepage Veto Dispute

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – Maine’s highest court is being asked to resolve a potential constitutional crisis as Gov. Paul LePage and the Maine Legislature dispute the fate of 65 bills. Chief Justice Leigh Saufley said Friday the court can issue only an advisory opinion, but acknowledged justices could provide “greater clarity” for the governor and […]

Paraplegic UMPI professor and support team climb Mt. Katahdin to inspire others

Paraplegic UMPI professor and support team climb Mt. Katahdin to inspire others

Step by step, rock by rock, moment by moment…a group of dedicated individuals came together to help one woman achieve a goal. It’s not often a paraplegic gets to the top of a mountain, but with a great deal of help, Jacqui Lowman did earlier this month. “Many people said this is absolutely crazy, you […]

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 […]

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Henry Jackson Retires After Long Career in Harness Racing

Henry Jackson Retires After Long Career in Harness Racing

The Executive Director of the Maine Harness Racing commission is retiring. Jackson had been the Executive Director of the Commission since 1997 and spent 44 years working in the industry. This is Henry Jackson’s final day on the job. Jackson who has been involved in the sport for over 4 decades says he has seen a […]

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 […]

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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| July 31, 2015

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