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NewsSource 8 at 6   July 31, 2013

NewsSource 8 at 6 July 31, 2013

| July 31, 2013

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Presque Isle Airport Receives Grant

Presque Isle Airport Receives Grant

| July 31, 2013

Coming in for a landing – the part of flying that many anxious passengers don’t like. That’s why folks at the Presque Isle airport were thrilled to get some money that they say will be used to enhance safety for planes both approaching and leaving the runway. Scott Wardwell, Airport Director, says, “the scope of […]

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Shane Bacon Presides over Harness Racing in Presque Isle

Shane Bacon Presides over Harness Racing in Presque Isle

| July 31, 2013

It was another afternoon of harness racing at the Northern Maine Fair. The horses and drivers are putting on a show on the track and there are several sets of eyes who are watching to make sure the drivers are following the rules. Shane Bacon is the presiding judge and is high above the track […]

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Upcoming Education to Industry Summit

Upcoming Education to Industry Summit

| July 31, 2013

Education and building a strong work force go hand in hand; that’s why the Aroostook Partnership for Progress has made plans for an ” Education to Industry Summit” to encourage an open discussion amongst employers, students, and educators to discuss issues and brainstorm solutions. A lot of students educated here don’t end up staying and […]

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The Meadows Almost Complete in Fort Fairfield

The Meadows Almost Complete in Fort Fairfield

| July 31, 2013

Construction crews are bringing in new carpet that will the grace the new flooring of The Meadows. The two story, 25 unit…low income elderly facility is near completion, and most importantly ON BUDGET. Wayne Troicke Executive Director of theĀ Fort Fairfield Housing Authority says “the second floor is just about ready to put carpeting down and […]

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