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Standoff takes place close to Presque Isle middle school, police and officials say students and staff were not in danger

| October 6, 2014

Monday morning’s standoff in Presque Isle caused concern all over town. Even though the incident happened less than a half mile away from the PI middle school….law enforcement reassures no one there was in danger. “It wasn’t a situation where we felt that that was an issue that we needed to get the community all […]

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County health care professionals take part in eating disorder training

| October 3, 2014

Eating disorders can be scary…and before this week, Aroostook County didn’t have many health care professionals who knew how to treat them. That has since changed. “They’re going to have a resource here..whereas before there was literally maybe one person,” said licensed psychologist Dr. Valerie Gurney. Over the last two days, dieticians, therapists, counselors, and […]

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NMCC to host trade and tech open house

| September 30, 2014

Officials at Northern Maine Community College are excited about their trade and technical courses. The courses will be the highlight of an open house this Saturday. The open house will start at 9 and end at noon, according to a press release from NMCC. The 12 programs available range from Auto Collision to Wind Power […]

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Scam artists pose as Emera Maine, threaten to shut power off unless people pay

| September 29, 2014

It was not long after the North Country Animal Hospital opened its doors Monday morning that the receptionist took a pretty threatening phone call. Someone claiming to be from Emera Maine told the company their bill was overdue and if they didn’t pay it, they’d shut off the power almost immediately. “It’s like, I can’t […]

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Blaine Man Arrested on Child Porn Charges

| September 29, 2014

A Blaine man has been arrested and charged with possessing child pornography. State police arrested 40-year old Robert D. Kinney Jr., at his home on Friday. He was charged with possession of sexually explicit material of someone under the age of 12. A search of electronic devices at his home showed graphic photos of infants […]

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