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Hooked on Fishing Not Drugs

Hooked on Fishing Not Drugs

Presque Isle, Me – For the fifteenth consecutive year, the Presque Isle Elks, Lodge #1954, will sponsor the “Hooked on Fishing, Not Drugs” youth fishing derby on Saturday, May 30, 2015, at Mantle Lake Park in Presque Isle starting at 8:00 a.m.  According to event chair Michael LaFrance, as always, this youth fishing derby is […]

50 Years Ago Boxing Bedlam Came to Lewiston, Maine

50 Years Ago Boxing Bedlam Came to Lewiston, Maine

Courtesty: Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums LEWISTON, Maine (AP) – It was 50 years ago that the world’s attention focused on Lewiston, Maine, for a world heavyweight boxing title fight. The rematch between Muhammad Ali and Sonny Liston was moved to Lewiston thanks to local fight promoter Sam Michael after a deal with the […]

Fire in Washburn

Fire in Washburn

  WAGM has responded to a fire in Washburn.  We don’t have many details yet, but here’s what we do know.  The fire was on the Parson Road in Washburn.  The house is a total loss.  Mapleton, Washburn and Crown are on scene.  We will have more details as they become available.

Petting Zoo

Petting Zoo

Fort Kent, Me – Farm Animals, Kids and even Little Bo Peep. Bouchard Country Store was a busy place on Saturday as the farm held their, now annual, petting zoo! “We started it last year with very little advertisement and it was a pretty good success. So, we put it out there this year, and it is […]

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Hornets Off to Best Start in 6 Years

Hornets Off to Best Start in 6 Years

The Ashland baseball team is off to it’s best start since 2009. Over the last few years the Hornets have struggled on the diamond, but this year they are off to a 6-2 start and looking to get back into the post season. Cote:” This year I have a good group of Seniors. I have […]

Special Olympic Spring Games Another Huge Success

Special Olympic Spring Games Another Huge Success

It is one of the most rewarding days of the year. The annual Special Olympic Spring Games were held today at the Gehrig Johnson Athletic Complex in Presque Isle. It’s one of the largest events held at the John Complex each year. The spring Games bring together over 200 athletes, parents, coaches, and volunteers for […]

Sports Desk 05.14.2015

Sports Desk 05.14.2015

Local Sports Action from 05.14.2015.

Aroostook League Meets

Aroostook League Meets

The Aroostook League held it’s first meeting since the Maine Principals Association made the change to five classes in basketball. The League basketball scheduling committee will be meeting next week to work on next years schedule. Guerrette:” We have a schedule comittee and we will sit down and lay out which teams each school in […]

Your Health

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 […]

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 […]

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Anger Builds Among Unionized Workforce at Bath Iron Works

Anger Builds Among Unionized Workforce at Bath Iron Works

| May 23, 2015

BATH, Maine (AP) – Shipbuilders at Bath Iron Works gave the boot more than 10 years ago to a contract providing incentives for shipbuilders to learn tasks outside their area of expertise. Now anger is boiling over again as a new shipyard president tries again to boost efficiency by having workers perform additional tasks, and […]

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US Navy Senior Chief Petty Officer makes third grader’s dream come true

US Navy Senior Chief Petty Officer makes third grader’s dream come true

| May 22, 2015

If you ask students what they would like to add to their house, you’ll get plenty of answers. A local newspaper asked that very question – and kids listed everything from a big screen TV to a hot tub. But Isaac Campbell said something different. What he wanted contained stars and stripes. “I said the United […]

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Students Help Stock East Grand Lake

Students Help Stock East Grand Lake

| May 22, 2015

Fish finally getting to swim free, and local school children getting to see firsthand the life cycle of salmon. “It’s good to see the kids out and enjoying the day,” said Fish Culture Supervisor Dave Marsanskis. Over 100 students from Hodgdon and Danforth schools participated in the activity today while three schools from Houlton already […]

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