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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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Presque Isle American Legion concerned about losing programs if more people don’t join

| September 25, 2014

For seven holidays out of the year,¬†the Star City is filled with stars and stripes. People in the community have come to love the work the American Legion Post 88 does- lining Presque Isle’s streets with more than 200 American flags. “Pretty nice on a holiday to see that many flags flying throughout the city,” […]

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Local businesses see boost during moose hunting season

| September 24, 2014

It’s a sunny September day and the Gateway Variety store in Ashland is packed. Dressed in their orange caps and camoflauge suits, hunters are coming in nonstop, tagging their prized possessions. “Today has been crazy busy…a day like this is just awesome for business,” said Dennis Beaulier who owns the Gateway Variety. The 2014 Maine […]

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One year after horrific double murders, Oakfield residents say their town has changed

| September 23, 2014

The small community of Oakfield may not look much different..but residents say their town isn’t the same anymore. A double homicide that happened exactly one year ago changed this place in more ways than one. “It seems like it was 9/11 event on a very local basis,” said David Gordon. David Gordon knew Mike Kitchen […]

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Three weeks into school year, Wellington students and staff say transition to Houlton has gone well

| September 17, 2014

For kindergarten teacher Susan McMann, every new school year brings something different. But this year more than most. “We were a little anxious this is so much bigger than what we’ve been used to however with everybody’s help, and just doing it for a few days it wasn’t as bad as we thought it was […]

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