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Fighting to Keep Services Alive at Hotel Dieu Hospital

Fighting to Keep Services Alive at Hotel Dieu Hospital

| January 20, 2012 | 0 Comments

A group of concerned citizens in Perth-Andover is working to keep their local hospital’s services alive. The Hotel Dieu Hospital is the last facility in Victoria County to provide surgery and obstetrics… but it may not stay that way for long. News Source 8 reporter Jenna Callari explains.

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Ski Program

Ski Program

| January 20, 2012 | 0 Comments

The rate of obesity here in Northern Maine is actually the highest in the state. And studies show that Aroostook County kids are increasingly heavy. Two organizations are trying to do something about that, and News Source 8′s Gina DiPietro has the details.

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Potato Conference

Potato Conference

| January 20, 2012 | 0 Comments

Growers and potato industry representatives from around Maine, New Brunswick and from as far away as New York converged on Caribou this week for the Maine Potato Conference. Dick Palm stopped by to check it out

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Presque Isle Deputy City Manager

Presque Isle Deputy City Manager

| January 19, 2012 | 0 Comments

Changes in leadership could be coming to the star city. The City Council could approve the appointment of a Deputy City Manager within the next couple weeks. Presque Isle City Manager Jim Bennett says the position is needed and will redirect the workload created by the elimination of more than four positions. Shawn Cunningham reports

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Basement Marijuana Grower in Court

Basement Marijuana Grower in Court

| January 19, 2012 | 0 Comments

A man accused of growing marijuana in his mom’s basement was in court in Houlton Wednesday. He said he was doing it to help pay for his mom’s property taxes. Now, Philip Salb is facing a number of charges. News Source 8 reporter Randi Nissenbaum tells us what he had to say when he faced […]

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