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Harness Racing Returns to Presque Isle Friday Night

Harness Racing Returns to Presque Isle Friday Night

| July 21, 2015

The Northern Maine Fair opens Friday night and that means the first night of harness racing. The horse people from other parts of the State and New Brunswick will be trucking in horses and for the local owners this is a chance to race in front of friends and family and not have to truck […]

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Ron Turcotte Monument Unveiled

Ron Turcotte Monument Unveiled

| July 20, 2015

There is a new monument on the Boulevard in Grand Falls New Brunswick to honor one of the area’s most famous citizens. A life size bronze of Ron Turcotte riding Secretariat to the Triple Crown win at Belmont Park was unveiled on Sunday. Over 2 thousand people were on hand for the dedication. Turcotte says […]

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UM Presque Isle Graduate Living His Dream

UM Presque Isle Graduate Living His Dream

| July 16, 2015

A University of Maine Presque Isle Graduate continues to live his dream as an Athletic Trainer in Professional Baseball. Bob Tarpey is in 10th year as trainer of the New Hampshire Fisher Cats a Double A affiliate of the Toronto Blue Jays based in Manchester New Hampshire. VIDEO AND INTERVIEW COURTESTY WMTW Tarpey:” I always […]

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Caribou Country Club Tees It Forward

Caribou Country Club Tees It Forward

| July 15, 2015

Caribou Country Club is hoping to make the sport of golf more enjoyable for many people. The club has now set up more tee boxes for people of all abilities to use. This is a part of a program developed by the US Golf Association. Jose:”The program is called Tee It Forward. We had to […]

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Proposed Fishing Regulations To Be Discussed

Proposed Fishing Regulations To Be Discussed

| July 13, 2015

Maine fishing and wildlife managers are holding public hearings about a host of proposed changes to the state’s fishing regulations for the 2016 open water and ice fishing seasons. Officials say the state is proposing more than 150 regulation changes for Maine’s 6,000 lakes and ponds and 30,000 miles of rivers and streams. Five hearings […]

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