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Hilltop School Receives Donation from Ladies Auxiliary of Caribou VFW

| October 24, 2014

Tomorrow, October 25th, is annual Make a Difference Day. Thousands of people across the country participate, and it’s no surprise that people here in Aroostook County do too. News Source 8′s Angela Christoforos has more on an act of generosity from one giving group of ladies in Caribou…. On this particular rainy day, kids at […]

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Maine Agency Approves Poland Springs Water Deal

| October 24, 2014

FRYEBURG, Maine (AP) – The Maine Public Utilities Commission says Fryeburg Water Co. can enter into a long-term contract to sell water to Nestle Waters, bottler of Poland Springs. The commission ruled Thursday that the contract between the privately-owned utility and Nestle could benefit the utility’s ratepayers. Nestle would pay higher rates than household customers. […]

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Eliot Cutler to Appear at Maine Governor Debate Alone

| October 23, 2014

(Photo courtesy¬†http://www.cutlerformaine.com/) BANGOR, Maine (AP) – The debates in the tight race for Maine governor aren’t over yet. Not technically, at least. The Maine Public Broadcasting Network is set to air a statewide debate on Thursday at 8 p.m., but independent Eliot Cutler is the only candidate who has agreed to participate. The network says […]

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National Bioenergy Day Recognized at Northern Maine Community College

| October 22, 2014

Today, October 22nd, is National Bioenergy Day. It recognizes the increased use of forests to generate heat and power for homes and institutions. News Source 8′s Angela Christoforos has more on a County college that not only utilizes biomass to heat it’s campus, but also has a program to train students how to use the […]

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Maine Home Sales Rise in September

| October 22, 2014

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – Sales of existing Maine homes rose 6.58 percent last month. The Portland Press Herald reports the median sales price in the state was $175,000 for September. That was a 1.16 percent increase from a year ago. September saw 1,393 homes sold. Maine home sales for July, August and September climbed 3.85 […]

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