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Caribou Boy Granted His Wish by the “Make-A-Wish” Foundation

| September 1, 2014

All kids make wishes. But a serious illness prevented one local boy from having his come true, until now. News Source 8′s Angela Christoforos reports…. 5-year-old Zyen Provost has always wanted his own playset. In August, the “Make-a-Wish” Foundation made Zyen’s wish come true. Make-a-Wish granter Kristina Lento, “He sat down with me and he drew kind […]

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Angie’s List 9.1- Lawn Mower Safety Tips

| September 1, 2014

The end of summer doesn’t mean the end of lawn care. But after months of mowing, it can be easy to put yourself on autopilot when cutting the grass. Last year, more than 300-thousand people were treated for lawn mower-related injuries according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission. In today’s Angie’s List report, how to […]

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Maine Ready for Colorful Fall Foliage Season

| September 1, 2014

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – As summer winds down, Maine conservation officials say they’re expecting a vibrant fall foliage season. The Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry and the Maine Office of Tourism will begin releasing their weekly fall foliage report on Sept. 10. They will last through Oct. 25. Officials say that conditions in northern Maine […]

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UMaine Official Resigns

| August 29, 2014

MACHIAS, Maine (AP) – University of Maine officials say the president of the system’s Machias campus will resign at the end of December. President Cynthia Huggins became the university’s president in 2005 after joining the faculty as an assistant English professor eight years prior. University officials say she announced her intent to retire during a […]

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St. Apollonia Pediatric Dental Clinic 1 of 2 County Facilities to Receive Grant Money from USDA

| August 28, 2014

Good news for a pediatric dental clinic in Presque Isle. The Aroostook Dental Clinic Inc. is set to receive some money that will help them better serve patients. News Source 8′s Angela Christoforos reports… This little boy is 1 of over 2,000 patients at the St. Apollonia pediatric dental clinic that’s going to benefit from […]

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