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Chief Stands Behind Officer Involved in High Speed Chase

| September 1, 2014

The Presque Isle Police Department may have to deal with a damaged cruiser, but Chief Matt Irwin is standing behind a member of his department. “What Ryan did was in the best interest of the citizen,” said Irwin. On Friday night the PD got a call about a disorderly man walking in the middle of […]

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Wheeler retires after 42 Years with Sheriff’s Office

| August 29, 2014

Keith Wheeler hates talking about himself. He’s also not a fan of having his picture taken. But a man who spends more than four decades committed to a cause greater than himself is well worth getting to know. “We’re there to help the people, that’s what’s important..people come first,” said Wheeler. Wheeler is taking off […]

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Fire Stations Thank Community for Support After Fires

| August 28, 2014

“It’s been quite a roller coaster ride really,” said Nackawic fire chief William Hopkins. From grief to gratitude…the fire chiefs in both Nackawic and Millville are thankful for an overwhelming amount of support after two devastating fires. “People have been outrageously good to us and we’re appreciative,” said Millville fire chief Justin McGuigan. It’s been […]

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Justice for Jack rally stands against animal cruelty

| August 26, 2014

“It cannot be excused. There’s no defense for it,” said Darlene Kenney. She’s┬átalking about animal cruelty. Specifically towards this dog named Jack. She and other community members gathered here in front of the Houlton courthouse in Jack’s honor. “It’s not fair, it’s just not fair,” said Shelly Bouchard. Lorraine Monfils took Jack into the Ark […]

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Washburn students learn more about ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

| August 25, 2014

If you’ve scrolled through Facebook in the last few weeks, you’ve probably seen the ice bucket challenge videos.┬áThe challenge has people everywhere dumping buckets of ice water over their heads in order to raise money for ALS. Here’s how it works. People post videos of themselves dumping bucket of freezing cold water over their heads […]

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