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Angie’s List- Preventing Lead Poisoning

| October 27, 2014

When you know what to look for and take the proper precautions, lead poisoning is 100 percent preventable. Unfortunately, thousands of kids are still getting sick. In observance of National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week, we’ve partnered with Angie’s List to reinforce the importance of testing your children and your home and working with qualified contractors. […]

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Absentee Ballot Deadline Approaches in Maine

| October 27, 2014

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – The deadline for requesting absentee ballots for Maine’s election is fast approaching. The deadline for most voters is Thursday. Election officials say Mainers can request a ballot until the close of business by going online, calling or visiting their town office. Voters can return the ballots to their municipal clerk until […]

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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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