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175th Anniversary of Aroostook County’s Incorporation

175th Anniversary of Aroostook County’s Incorporation

| March 18, 2014

Singing, presentations of the history of Aroostook, and county inspired food. Around 175 people came together to celebrate the 175th anniversary of Aroostook County. “It was just a really wonderful event from the start to the finish. It was the most packed two hours that I’ve ever seen in the library especially. So it was […]

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World Sleep Day

World Sleep Day

| March 17, 2014

I’m sure you’ve heard many people complain about how tired they are, and how they didn’t get a good night’s rest. It seems to be a daily complaint for most people, and Family Nurse Practitioner, Carrissa Hankins says it’s a good idea to have good sleep hygiene habits. “Going to bed at the same time, […]

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Annual Fun Day Held at the Aroostook Shrine Club

Annual Fun Day Held at the Aroostook Shrine Club

| March 13, 2014

(Sound of a snowmobile)┬áThat’s the sound heard at the Aroostook Shrine Club in Presque Isle. Lots of people gathered together for Fun Day to give the people at the Opportunity Training Center, a ride they’ll never forget. “As you can see by the smiles on the faces here. These people just love this time,” says […]

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The Salvation Army Thrift Store in Presque Isle is Closing its Doors Soon

The Salvation Army Thrift Store in Presque Isle is Closing its Doors Soon

| March 12, 2014

Another building on main street will be empty within the next few weeks, and that’s the Salvation Army Thrift Store. “We never know why exactly a business closes. But my sense is that obviously their revenues weren’t meeting their expenses. It’s just difficult to have the right sized revenues generated to support the expenses,” says […]

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Data Shows That Some Students Pass Up Financial Aid

Data Shows That Some Students Pass Up Financial Aid

| March 11, 2014

Figuring out just how you’re going to pay for college can be stressful. But not using all the resources that are available to help pay, just doesn’t make sense. According CNN Money, an analysis of government data has shown that 2 million students could have qualified for a need-based Pell Grant, but didn’t even bother […]

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