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Maine Potato Blossom Festival Brings Boost to Fort Fairfield Business

| July 19, 2014

The 67th annual Maine Potato Blossom Festival has kept vendors in Fort Fairfield busy all week. Knights of Columbus Scholarship Booth Chairman Tony Levesque said, “We’ve already fed over 50 people and we’ve only been open for about a half an hour.” Fort Fairfield Town Manager Michael Bosse said, “For businesses its great, because certainly we quadruple our normal […]

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Perth-Andover Public Library Offers Summer Reading Club for Kids

| July 17, 2014

Even though kids are out of school for the summer, these months provide an opportunity for your child to become a better reader before the new school year begins. And as News Source 8′s Angela Christoforos reports, libraries across the border offer a Summer Reading Club for that very reason… It’s story time at the […]

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Food Consumer Survey Report Findings shared at NMDC

| July 16, 2014

Industry leaders say that agricultural land in the County isn’t being used to it’s full potential, And the findings of a recent survey say that the average Maine household prefers purchasing locally grown food over products from elsewhere. Those results were shared at NMDC today. News Source 8′s Angela Christoforos reports on the findings… Aroostook […]

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Black Bear Breaks into Portage Garage

| July 15, 2014

The black bear population in the state has been increasing over the years; leading to a recent rise in bear break ins and encounters. One Portage family had an encounter just a couple days ago. News Source 8′s Angela Christoforos has the story…. An unwelcome visitor paid a trip to the Routhier residence at Portage […]

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Arootsakoostik Music Festival Takes Place at Thomas Park in New Sweden

| July 12, 2014

On Saturday the Thomas Park in New Sweden united music lovers from across the County, state, and even other states. News Source 8′s Angela Christoforos takes you to the Arootsakoostik Music Festival… Bringing people together through different genres of Maine made music. That’s what founder Travis Cyr says the Arootsakoostik festival is all about. Arootsakoostik […]

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