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Wilderness Walk for Warriors expands to honor law enforcement and emergency responders

Wilderness Walk for Warriors expands to honor law enforcement and emergency responders

| June 26, 2015

“We’ll have a lot of blisters and a lot of sore shoulders just like last year. But it’s an honor. It’s a privilege.” And it’s worth it says Chris Robinson. He’s talking about the Wilderness Walk for Warriors Heroes Hike coming up in just a few weeks. The 10 day hike is from Monson to […]

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8th annual Maple Meadow Farm Fest happening this weekend

8th annual Maple Meadow Farm Fest happening this weekend

| June 26, 2015

It’s a big weekend in Mapleton! In addition to the 27th annual Mapleton Daze festival, this weekend is the Maple Meadow Farm Festival. Folks are invited to gather at the farm in Mapleton to celebrate and learn about farming, eat delicious food and hear live music. ¬†Festival organizer and farm owner Andrea Gregg says they’re […]

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NMCC offers free tuition to two raffle winners

NMCC offers free tuition to two raffle winners

| June 25, 2015

For the third year in a row, Northern Maine Community College is offering free tuition to two lucky students. Students and community members are given the opportunity to purchase a raffle ticket, and two will be picked.¬†The winners are given free tuition for a year. The raffle that started in 2013 has so far given […]

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Caribou Public works happy with Caribou bypass three years after opening

Caribou Public works happy with Caribou bypass three years after opening

| June 25, 2015

It’s been almost three years since the Caribou Connector project was finished. The goal was to redirect heavy truck traffic away from the downtown area. “We already are seeing the difference in how long the surfaces are lasting so for us its been great.,” said Dave Ouellette. Ouellette is the director of public works for […]

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Mapleton Daze 2015 kicks off

Mapleton Daze 2015 kicks off

| June 25, 2015

Mapleton Daze 2015 is here and it has some exciting new events. The festival starts with a birthday celebration for the town of Chapman — 100 years old this year. “It only comes once. If you don’t take the opportunity to pause and celebrate your existence particularly on a milestone year like this then you […]

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