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Refusing To Give Up After A Recent Layoff, Two Local Men Go Back To College Through An MMA Grant

| January 30, 2014

Back in October the Maine Military Authority laid of more than 100 workers, among those workers are two men, who were shocked by the news after having worked there for 10 years. “It’s kind of devastating in a way, your life’s going to change and there’s nothing you can do about it you just kind […]

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Community Support Local Athlete Competing in the 2014 Olympics

| January 26, 2014

From Caribou High School Athlete to Olympic Athlete. ┬áRussell Currier has worked hard over the years to get to where he is now. “When he got into it, all of a sudden he really took off with it and it just seemed like he was a different kid. He just found something that he loved, […]

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Two Local Boys Recieve The Cubby Fund’s Hero Award

| January 22, 2014

Colby is your typical 9 year old. He loves to go sledding, play on his Ipad and play trucks with his brother. You would never know that just a few months ago, he was in a hospital bed unable to do any of those things. “June 10th Colby went into the hospital at Eastern Maine […]

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Celebration Held for The Quickly Approaching World Acadian Congress

| January 21, 2014

“We are 199 days away from the beginning of the World Acadian Congress, the World Acadian Congress starts on August 8th and goes until August 24th,” President of Maine Region Coordinating Committee, George Dumond told us. The CMA only comes around every five years, and this is the reason people came out to celebrate at […]

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Sunday Saunter Winter Running Group

| January 19, 2014

You may have seen this group running down Main Street in Presque Isle, whether it is raining, snowing or freezing cold temperatures. Weather is not a factor though, when it comes to the avid runners of the Sunday Saunter Winter Running Group. “We just decided to take it, and have it be an opportunity for […]

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