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The Pregnancy Care Center of Aroostook Holds Annual Baby Bottle Drive

| January 17, 2014

These baby bottles lined on the table are not for drinking out of, they are part of an annual fundraiser that started about 20 years ago, put on by the Pregnancy Care Center of Aroostook to raise money for the center. “We are a non-profit organization so we rely on fundraiser, and it began small […]

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The Salvation Army in Houlton Temporarily Closes Their Doors

| January 14, 2014

The Salvation Army thrift store in Houlton closed its doors on December 30th and still remains closed. “The reason why the Houlton thrift store was closed here is because of safety concerns,” Said Damon Hayward Envoy of the Salvation Army in Houlton. A leak in the roof was brought to Hayward’s attention by the Houlton […]

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Rain effects Winter Sports Businesses

| January 12, 2014

Over the weekend many spots in the County got over an inch of rain. This kind of weather is not ideal for winter sports businesses.  All of that rain has created a problem here at Quoggy Jo Ski Center, where they had to close their doors this weekend due to snow thawing on the mountain. […]

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Fort Kent Elementary Conducts An Out Of This World Science Project

| January 9, 2014

Fort Kent Elementary second, third, and fourth graders sit and observe a video from space.  It is part of a science experiment that they started in October led by their teacher Kelley Marquis. JP Aerospace offers a special program called PongSat. Through this program custom ping pong balls decorated by students are lifted off from […]

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Winter Indoor Activities Stay Busy Regardless Of Freezing Temperatures

| January 5, 2014

Presque Isle offers many indoor activities, which are especially great during the winter months. Despite the freezing cold weather we have been experiencing, businesses say they have been busy.  Kids running all over at The Maine Jump in Presque Isle is not uncommon this time of the year. “We typically see in the colder temperatures […]

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