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Christmas Tree Planted in Memory has been Stolen

| December 9, 2014

NEWFIELD, Maine (AP) – Authorities are investigating the theft of a Christmas tree that a Newfield woman had planted in memory of her twin brother. The York County Sheriff’s office says the tree was stolen from a home sometime late Sunday or early yesterday. Chief Deputy William King Jr. says the woman planted the 6-foot […]

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Ham Radios…A Hobby and a Form of Communication

| December 9, 2014

Imagine waking up in the morning and talking to someone in California or even Japan. That’s what amateur radio operator Joe Despres does every morning. He got his first license back in 1954, but says he’s always loved building radios since a kid and even used to interfere with his neighbor’s televisions. “So 7 o’clock, […]

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Maine Company Sends Wreaths to Arlington National Cemetery

| December 8, 2014

HARRINGTON, Maine (AP) – Thousands of wreaths made by a company in Maine are on their way to Arlington National Cemetery. A convey escorted by Patriot Guard Riders and First Lady Ann LePage left the Worcester Wreath Company in Harrington yesterday and is scheduled to make a series of stops today between Scarborough, Maine, and […]

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UMPI’s Reed Fine Art Gallery will host ‘Pictures, Postcards, and Plates: Souvenirs of Presque Isle’s Past’

| December 5, 2014

A special exhibit will give a glimpse of Presque Isle’s historical past tonight. The University of Maine at Presque Isle’s Reed Fine Art Gallery will host ‘Pictures, Postcards, and Plates: Souvenirs of Presque Isle’s Past’. The exhibit features lots of souvenirs from various time periods. Kim Smith of the Presque Isle Historical Society says this […]

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UMPI Holds Mini Art Show

| December 5, 2014

For those art lovers and enthusiasts out there, the University of Maine at Presque Isle will be holding a mini show tonight during the First Friday Art Walk. The show will be held in the Pullen Art Gallery at UMPI and will feature art work from four senior Fine Arts majors. A wide variety of pieces […]

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