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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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Small Presque Isle health care facility blocked from electronic patient records in billing dispute

| September 26, 2014

It was a Wednesday morning in July when the staff at Full Circle Health Care came to work and couldn’t access any of their electronic medical records. They tried every way they could think of to get in, and nothing worked. “Our IT guy came in and said, we’ve been closed off,” said the¬†clinic’s CEO […]

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