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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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Donations Can Double in Maine Governor’s Race

| August 28, 2014

  AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – New donors will now be able to give up to $3,000 to a candidate for Maine governor. The Maine ethics commission adopted the policy Wednesday after a federal judge ruled that supporters of independent candidate Eliot Cutler should be allowed to donate as much as they can to major party candidates. Before […]

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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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