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Bicycling has Gained Popularity in the County

| September 10, 2014

It’s a good form of exercise and a good way to see the beautiful landscapes of Aroostook County at the same time- riding a bicycle! And as News Source 8′s Angela Christoforos reports, people throughout the County are jumping on the bicycle bandwagon…. Loretta Harmon has been biking for 5 years now. “I bike almost […]

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Aroostook Agency on Aging has New Meals on Wheels Van

| September 9, 2014

Back in July, we told you about an anonymous viewer from Illinois that mailed a $3000 check to help Aroostook Agency on Aging in it’s fundraising efforts to get a new van for it’s Meals on Wheels program. That money got the agency to their goal. And as News Source 8′s Angela Christoforos reports, they […]

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Man Accused of Putting Toddler in Clothes Dryer

| September 9, 2014

Photo Courtesy:┬áPenobscot County Jail (AP)- A man is accused of putting a 2-year-old Maine toddler in a clothes dryer and turning it on, burning the boy. WABI-TV reports that police say the boy’s mother left him with her boyfriend, Adam Morton, while she went to work. According to court documents, the Bangor boy suffered second-degree […]

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Governor LePage in New Jersey for fundraiser with Christie

| September 8, 2014

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – Republican Governor Paul LePage is in New Jersey this morning to raise money alongside Governor Chris Christie.┬áThe breakfast fundraiser is being held in Benardsville, with attendees paying $3,000 for the event at the Benards Inn.┬áChristie, chairman of the Republican Governors Association, has already visited Maine twice to campaign for LePage this […]

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Power Outages Affect More Than 2,700 Customers in the County

| September 5, 2014

Emera Maine crews have been dispatched and are patrolling lines to determine the cause of a power outage affecting more than 2,700 customers in Fort Fairfield, Ashland, Masardis, Portage, Westfield, Oxbow Plantation and surrounding areas. Those crews and other technicians will work to restore service to all customers as safely and quickly as possible. Emera […]

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