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Massachusetts Man sentenced to 90 years in prison for Maine murder followed by car fire

Massachusetts Man sentenced to 90 years in prison for Maine murder followed by car fire

| July 28, 2015

BANGOR, Maine (AP) – One of two men convicted of murder in a drug-related triple slaying followed by a car fire will spend 90 years in prison. A jury convicted 36-year-old Randall Daluz of Brockton, Massachusetts, to three counts of murder and one count of starting a fire in the trial back in May. Thirty-three-year-old […]

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UMPI makes renovations to campus before fall semester

UMPI makes renovations to campus before fall semester

| July 28, 2015

Classes begin in a little more than a month at the University of Maine at Presque Isle. Construction projects are currently going on to make for better experiences for both students and faculty starting this fall. “We really believe that people are inspired by their environment. And if we have an environment that says ‘you’re […]

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Organizers say Saturday was best attended day of Northern Maine fair weekend, they hope for bigger crowds this week

Organizers say Saturday was best attended day of Northern Maine fair weekend, they hope for bigger crowds this week

| July 27, 2015

Organizers are expecting big crowds at Monday night’s Northern Maine Fair! They say rain affected attendance over the weekend, but they’re excited for the rest of the week. Monday night is a popular night at the fair…it’s dollar night, giving the community a great chance to come to the fair at a low cost. Saturday was one […]

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Crown of Maine Balloon Fest needs volunteers

Crown of Maine Balloon Fest needs volunteers

| July 24, 2015

The Crown of Maine Balloon Festival is quickly approaching. Theresa Fowler is the executive director of the Central Aroostook Chamber of Commerce. She says preparation for the festival has taken place throughout the year. They are in the process of finalizing the remaining details to make the festival possible. One of those details is volunteers. […]

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Mapleton, Castle Hill and Chapman fire department awarded $40,000 grant

Mapleton, Castle Hill and Chapman fire department awarded $40,000 grant

| July 23, 2015

Members of the Mapleton, Castle Hill and Chapman fire department will be suiting up in new gear in the near future. That’s thanks to a grant from the FEMA assistance to firefighters program. The grant totaled more than 40,000 dollars. According to assistant chief Adam Rider, that will allow them to purchase 15 sets of new turnout […]

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