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Maine school confirms 3 cases of whooping cough

| October 22, 2014

  ANSON, Maine (AP) – Three cases of whooping cough have been confirmed at an Anson elementary school and district officials have organized a public meeting to discuss prevention and response measures. Parents and others are invited to a meeting at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at Carrabec High School, where representatives from the Maine Center for Disease […]

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Political Profiles for House District 150

| October 22, 2014

  Craig Lawrence has been self employed for most of his life. He served our Country for six years in the military before retiring. He then worked at his grandfather’s marina for twenty years before buying his own trucking company. He and his wife then moved to Frenchville , where they own a small farm and […]

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Aroostook EMA and the National Weather Service, Team up for River Ice Presentations

| October 22, 2014

Even though it’s only Fall, these people are already thinking about Spring. Especially in terms of ice jams and flooding. Darren Woods of the Aroostook Emergency Management Agency says every spring, they get numerous reports from people. “There’s been very little real formal kind of training on what it is exactly we’re looking at as far […]

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MSAD 1 Chinese Exchange Program is Blossoming

| October 22, 2014

After three and a half years of planning, Chinese exchange students are now attending MSAD 1. It’s part of an initiative to expand diversity. “We’ve gone from modest beginnings to to a point where it’s really blossoming,” says Superintendent Gehrig Johnson. The first component of the initiative is having some schools in China use the Presque […]

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Bridgton crash victims identified

| October 21, 2014

BRIDGTON, Maine (AP) – Police say a 16-year-old Gorham High School student was one of the two people who died in a weekend car crash in Bridgton. Police on Monday identified Branden Denis, a starting lineman on Gorham’s football team, and 35-year-old Eric Morey, or Portland, as the victims of the crash on Route 302 south […]

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