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Seniors attend AAA driving expo in Fort Fairfield

Seniors attend AAA driving expo in Fort Fairfield

| May 15, 2015

Steve Graham knows he’s getting older…and the task of driving which once seemed simple, has become a bit more difficult. “I know that I’m slowing down a little and that gets me so I don’t maybe go that extra trip somewhere, and we need to keep going. It’s like anything else if you don’t flex […]

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Deadline to apply for Maine moose lottery is tonight

Deadline to apply for Maine moose lottery is tonight

| May 14, 2015

The final deadline to apply for a spot in Maine’s annual moose lottery is arriving for the state’s hunters. The Maine Department of Inland Fisheries & Wildlife is planning to issue 2,815 moose permits. That’s the fewest in 12 years. Hunters who want a slot in the lottery have to apply online by 11:59 p.m. tonight. The state […]

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Maine homeless advocates protest emergency shelter closure

Maine homeless advocates protest emergency shelter closure

| May 12, 2015

Portland homeless advocates plan to lay out 75 mats in City Hall Plaza on Tuesday to call attention to the loss of overflow shelter space. Homeless Voices for Justice is protesting a plan to close one of the city’s emergency shelters on July 1st and to stop using hotels as an overflow shelter for homeless […]

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St. Francis residents vote for town to take ownership of school building

St. Francis residents vote for town to take ownership of school building

| May 11, 2015

St Francis residents want to keep their school building. They made that quite clear this weekend by unanimously voting for their community to take ownership of the building that is currently part of SAD 27. A move SAD 27 Superintendent Tim Doak says was vital. “That’s where they have their community meetings, that’s where they […]

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Fort Kent town council to consider adopting Complete Streets policy

Fort Kent town council to consider adopting Complete Streets policy

| May 8, 2015

It could be Fort Kent’s new way of looking at their roads…seeing them as transportation avenues for people, not just vehicles. “Whether they’re in vehicles or on a bicycle or walking…or even if they have some sort of mobility assistance that they need a wheelchair,” said Power of Prevention Community Outreach Coordinator Julie Daigle. The […]

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