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“Sticks & Stones May Break Your Bones…But a “Little” Mud will Never Hurt You”

| September 19, 2014

These volunteers are busy getting ready for the Caribou Adventure Challenge. A challenge with plenty of obstacles and a lot of mud. “Sticks and stones will break your bones but a little mud will never hurt you,” says Caribou Rec Program Director, Neal Sleeper. Caribou Rec Program Director Neal Sleeper says this challenge is all […]

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How Prepared Are You In Case of an Emergency?

| September 16, 2014

Believe it or not, it’s September already, which means its National Preparedness Month. With winter on the way, it’s especially important to make sure safety measures are in place in case of an emergency. “We need to really think about what we can do to start preparing our homes. Things like cleaning your chimneys to […]

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Bangor Priest Facing Child Porn Charges

| September 16, 2014

  BANGOR, Maine (AP) – Authorities say a Greek Orthodox priest from Bangor is facing child pornography charges. Police on Monday arrested 52-year-old Adam Metropoulos, a priest at St. George Greek Orthodox Church, on charges of violation of privacy and possession of sexually explicit material. Bangor police say they started investigating on Saturday when a woman complained […]

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Developing a Proficiency-Based Learning System in the County

| September 15, 2014

“Schools across Maine are really changing education to better meet the needs of students,” says the Co-Chair of Maine Customized Learning, Linda Laughlin. 16 school districts in the County came together to learn about the proficiency-based model of education. “Proficiency-based really means that we’re going to identify a common set of learning expectations for students […]

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No Pollen Counts Until Next Season

| September 12, 2014

  From the Micmac Environmental Laboratory: A critical part in the pollen sampler has failed. The part has been backordered more than 2 weeks out.  The lab will not be able to resume pollen counts until next season.

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