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Maine National Guard troops return from Wisconsin

Maine National Guard troops return from Wisconsin

| June 24, 2015

Dozens of members of the Maine National Guard’s 265th Combat Communications Squadron are back home. Official say the 76 soldiers from Maine returned home yesterday after joining more than 6,500 personnel participating in the Global Lightning training exercise at Fort McCoy, Wisconsin  last month. The exercise provided practice in initial patient evacuation from the field through […]

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Bush celebrity golf tournament being held to benefit Gary’s House in Portland

Bush celebrity golf tournament being held to benefit Gary’s House in Portland

| June 23, 2015

The 13th annual George H.W. Bush Celebrity Golf Tournament is kicking off today in Kennebunkport. The event at the Cape Arundel Golf Club is a fundraiser for Gary’s House in Portland. Gary’s House provides an affordable place for families to stay when a loved one is in a medical crisis. Those participating in the tournament include […]

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County folks have the opportunity to donate blood this week

County folks have the opportunity to donate blood this week

| June 22, 2015

Opportunities are open this week for folks to donate blood all over the County. Here are the days and times, according to Jeannine Gardner of the Red Cross. Monday: UMPI 11:30am – 5:30pm – Multi purpose room Tuesday: Houlton Armory – 1:00pm – 6:00pm – Drill Hall Wednesday: Valley Motors, Fort Kent – 1:00pm – 6:00pm […]

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Local church leaders react to Charleston shooting

Local church leaders react to Charleston shooting

| June 18, 2015

“My heart sunk immediately. Got sick to my stomach. Immediately started to pray.” Pastor David Sylvain is talking about the horrific church shooting that happened on Wednesday in Charleston South Carolina. The Pastor of Student Ministries at the Presque Isle Wesleyan Church is mourning lives lost and many more affected…after a 21-year-old man fatally shot […]

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Relay for Life Part 5: Coming right up!

Relay for Life Part 5: Coming right up!

| June 17, 2015

Cuppy Johndro is ready to Relay. The Captain of team Butterflies for Hope says her team is coming into Friday’s all night event having raised about 11 thousand dollars. “We earned our first five dollars the day after Relay ended last year. And we’ve been fund raising ever since,” she said. And they aren’t stopping […]

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