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American Red Cross wants hero nominations

| January 28, 2015

The Red Cross is putting out a call for heroes. Their 17th annual Real Heroes Breakfast is coming up in May. Community Manager of Aroostook County for the American Red Cross Joyce Knorr says the breakfast is an event held to honor individuals who have shown courage, kindness and unselfish character over the past year. […]

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Winter enthusiasts excited about snowstorm

| January 27, 2015

“If we’re going to have winter 3-4 months of the year, we might as well enjoy it,” said Heidi Bartley. Bartley was thrilled when she found out we’d be getting a hefty amount of snow this week. She’s on the committee for the annual Aroostook Women’s Ski Day. The skiing and snowshoeing event at the […]

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Snow Plow accident turns up 100 year old time capsule

| January 23, 2015

“”The whole thing is crazy,’ said Mary Lou Brown, who can’t stop smiling. The co-chair of the history and records committee for the Gray Memorial United Methodist Church in Caribou is overwhelmed with joy¬†because the time capsule she’s been searching for for years has finally turned up. “When Mr. Alden called me to tell me […]

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Town officials concerned about LePage’s proposed state budget

| January 22, 2015

“Municipalities know what services their community needs more so than the state does I feel. I think the state should be helping us rather than making it harder for us,” said Houlton town manager Butch Asselin. Asselin is concerned about Governor LePage’s budget proposal for the 2016-17 fiscal year. That’s because if the state goes […]

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County Folks React to State of the Union Address

| January 21, 2015

“I thought it was optimistic and it’s giving us a place to move forward,” said Charlotte Wilson. “To me it seemed like the same stuff that was said before but has never been addressed yet,” said Pamela Haley. (VO) Folks in the County have differing opinion’s on President Barack Obama’s sixth state of the union […]

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