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Stores Miss Out On Equipment Sales Due To Turkey Hunting Suspension

| April 24, 2014

Some local businesses in Aroostook county may feel the effects of the suspended turkey hunting season.  Some stores that orderded equipment for the season are now missing out on the anticipated sales. Now that the turkey hunting season has been suspended in districts 1 through 6, stores like Ben’s Trading Post in Presque Isle, are […]

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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

| 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

| 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

| 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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