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Houlton Tourist Information Center in Need of Financial Assistance

| August 27, 2014

The Tourist Information Center in Houlton has been a part of the community since the late 1980′s. In 2011 the town of Houlton took it over. But since then tough economic times have made financing the facility a struggle. And as News Source 8′s Angela Christoforos reports, the Houlton Town Manager is asking County communities […]

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Canadian National Rail Drops Service to Auburn Facility

| August 27, 2014

AUBURN, Maine (AP) – Officials in Lewiston and Auburn are determining the impact of a Canadian National Rail decision to suspend service to Auburn’s truck-and-rail hub. Canadian National announced it’s discontinuing service effective Nov. 15. Spokesman Mark Hallman said shipping via the Auburn facility no longer made financial sense. The Auburn hub opened in 1994 and was […]

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Medical Monday 8.25.2014: National Immunization Awareness Month

| August 26, 2014

Each August, the value of immunizations is highlighted through National Immunization Awareness month. In this weeks Medical Monday, Angela Christoforos talked to local healthcare professionals to find out why they are so important… Pines Health Supervisor Patti Dorman said, “It takes a second, and it protects you and it protects your family and your friends you’re doing […]

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Local School Superintendents Say Virtual Charter School Financially Burdens School Districts

| August 21, 2014

Recently we told you about a student who enrolled in the states first Virtual Charter School. While there may be some students that are excited about Maine Connections Academy, local school superintendents don’t feel the same. The school advertises itself as a free public virtual school that comes at no cost to the student. But […]

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Katahdin Trust Company Offers New Internship Program to Students

| August 19, 2014

On the job training and internships are valuable for students as they pursue a higher education. And as News Source 8′s Angela Christoforos reports, Katahdin Trust Company in Aroostook County offered internships for students over the summer for the very first time… Mark Levasseur is nearing the end of his summer internship at Katahdin Trust […]

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