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Two County Natives Travel to Portland for American Idol Auditions

| July 14, 2014

Lines of people, and hours of waiting. All to see if your voice will make the cut for season 14 of American Idol. Auditions were held earlier this week in Portland, and County natives Joshua Williams and Andrew White were there to experience it all. “Well I’ve just always enjoyed singing obviously and it’s something […]

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Fireworks Sales and Safety

| July 4, 2014

Business at Pyro City Fireworks Store in Presque Isle, is booming. “It has been awesome. There’s no other word to describe it other than awesome,” says store manager Corrie Kierstead. Kierstead says she’s had customers from all over the United States coming in to buy fireworks. Now in their third season, she says they have […]

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How To Get A Proper Temperature Reading

| July 3, 2014

Taking an outside temperature is not as easy as you think it is. In order to get a proper reading, there are a few things to consider when using a thermometer. “You want to have it not near another surface, like for example, if you have a thermometer right outside your house, especially on hot […]

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Fun and Learning at the 25th Annual Project Explore

| June 25, 2014

“We are happy to be hosting Project Explore for the 25th year here at the University of Maine at Presque Isle,” says Mary Lawrence, the Coordinator of Special Programs at the University of Maine at Presque Isle. Project explore is a program for gifted and intelligent children throughout the region in grades two¬†through eight. They […]

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County Business Leaders Gathered for Maine State Chamber Breakfast

| June 19, 2014

County business leaders gathered over breakfast to discuss important issues in the region. Dana Connors, the President and CEO of the Maine State Chamber of Commerce spoke and says they go around and put the recent legislative session in perspective and also says they take great pride in working with the local and regional chambers. […]

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