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Online Burn Permits Available To Residents In Aroostook County

Online Burn Permits Available To Residents In Aroostook County

| April 18, 2014

During the Spring is when some folks will typically clean their yards, and that includes controlled burning.  Now residents in the county can get their required burn permit, online. It’s simply another option to getting a burn permit, but doing so online does have it’s benefits.  It’s available 24/7, so you can purchase one just […]

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A Drop In Snowmobile Registrations Could Result In Less Trails Next Season

A Drop In Snowmobile Registrations Could Result In Less Trails Next Season

| April 18, 2014

One of the big economic drivers in Aroostook County is snowmobiling.  Registration numbers for the state aren’t in yet, but the numbers are down, and this could have a significant impact on next season. About 80 to 90 thousand snowmobile registrations for the season in Maine used to be typical. In the last three years, Caribou […]

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MDOT Urges Truckers And Farmers To Know Heavy Load Limits On Roads

MDOT Urges Truckers And Farmers To Know Heavy Load Limits On Roads

| April 14, 2014

Not all the roads out there can handle the excess weight from big trucks.  That’s why some roads have load limits posted on them.  MDOT officials want to make sure people are aware of the signs and respect the regulations. The sign is posted at the beginning and end of the the road that it […]

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National Distracted Driving Awareness Month Sparks State Police Increased Patrols

National Distracted Driving Awareness Month Sparks State Police Increased Patrols

| April 11, 2014

Maine State police have joined a nationwide effort to reduce auto accidents that result when drivers don’t pay attention to the road. April is National Distracted Driving Awareness Month. State Police and the Bureau of Highway Safety met in Augusta today to redefine what distracted driving means and to increase awareness.  We spoke with a […]

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Week Long Program Brings Attention To Children’s Educational And Health Services

Week Long Program Brings Attention To Children’s Educational And Health Services

| April 7, 2014

The Aroostook County Action Program is dedicating this week to young children. It’s the annual “Week of the Young Child” to celebrate the importance of early childhood developmental opportunities and more. It’s about bringing attention to the needs of young children and their families, those especially below the poverty line who have needs. Cathy Bohls, […]

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