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US Navy Senior Chief Petty Officer makes third grader’s dream come true

US Navy Senior Chief Petty Officer makes third grader’s dream come true

| May 22, 2015

If you ask students what they would like to add to their house, you’ll get plenty of answers. A local newspaper asked that very question – and kids listed everything from a big screen TV to a hot tub. But Isaac Campbell said something different. What he wanted contained stars and stripes. “I said the United […]

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Tractor trailer crash causes one lane highway closure in Oakfield

Tractor trailer crash causes one lane highway closure in Oakfield

| May 20, 2015

A tractor trailer crash in Oakfield causes one lane of the highway to be closed. Theriault was hauling a delimber that was too high for the overpass. The crash caused extensive damage to the overpass and the delimber. One lane of I-95 Northbound will be shut down until the damage can be further assessed. There were […]

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Relay for Life series part 1: Celebrate Survivors

Relay for Life series part 1: Celebrate Survivors

| May 20, 2015

Adrianna McCarty, Loomis Craig, and Karin Howe are three very different people at three very different stages of life. One a young mother, another an experienced teacher, and the other enjoying retirement. But these three have one common denominator. They survived cancer. “It’s gone, I’m here, I can carry on…it was kind of like a […]

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UMaine System freezes in-state tuition for fourth consecutive year

UMaine System freezes in-state tuition for fourth consecutive year

| May 19, 2015

“I was relieved, definitely,” said UMPI student Emma Ruff. Ruff pays for a good chunk of her University of Maine at Presque Isle tuition out of pocket. And so when she heard that for the fourth year in a row the University of Maine System trustees voted to freeze in-state tuition for its universities, it […]

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Two women hospitalized after car accident in Caribou

Two women hospitalized after car accident in Caribou

| May 18, 2015

Two women were sent to the hospital after an accident in Caribou this morning. According to the Caribou Police Department, 54-year-old Wafaa Sleem was driving east on Hatch Drive and failed to yield to traffic on Main Street. She struck a Jeep driven by 46-year-old Clairann Floyd…who had been northbound on Main Street. Both vehicles […]

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