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Governor Candidates to Hold 1st Televised Debate Tonight

| October 15, 2014

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – The three candidates in the tight race for Maine governor are meeting for their first televised debate. Republican Gov. Paul LePage, Democrat Mike Michaud and independent Eliot Cutler will take the debate stage Wednesday night at the Augusta Civic Center. The event will be broadcast live by WCSH-TV and WLBZ-TV. The […]

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HGTV House Hunters Series Comes to Aroostook County

| October 14, 2014

Aroostook County is getting some national and even international attention from a popular HGTV show. The production team for the House Hunters series spent the Columbus Day weekend in the County taping an episode of the spin off Lakefront Bargain Hunt. News Source 8′s Angela Christoforos has the details. Home Buyer and County Resident Greg […]

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Aroostook Home Invasion Arrest

| October 14, 2014

State Police have charged a Smyrna man in connection with an armed home invasion in Bridgewater on Sunday.  Arrested is 48 year old Timothy Slaton who was charged with burglary and criminal threatening with a firearm.  Slaton was taken into custody at his home Sunday and taken to the Aroostook County Jail in Houlton.  Troopers […]

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Maine Gets $600K for Crops, Including Hops

| October 14, 2014

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – Maine will get more than $600,000 from the federal government in support of the state’s specialty crop producers, including producers of hops. The USDA Specialty Crop Block Grant will give the state $602,679 to invest in ten specialty crop initiatives. The state Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry says the initiatives […]

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Maine Moose Hunt Resumes Today

| October 13, 2014

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – The second session of Maine’s annual moose hunting season is underway. The moose hunt started Monday in 19 of the state’s 29 wildlife management districts. It ends Oct. 18. An earlier session took place in a more limited part of the state in September. Other segments of the season run from […]

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