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New Fort Kent Police Chief Reflects on First Month on the Job

| June 19, 2014

It’s almost hard to recognize the police chief’s office in Fort Kent…there’s new paint on the walls, a new wooden desk, and a new guy in charge. Tom Pelletier has been the town’s police chief for more than a month now. “It’s almost like taking a drink out of a fire hydrant,” said Pelletier. He took […]

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New Wireless Gadgets For Making Life Easier

| June 17, 2014

Making people’s lives just a little bit easier. That’s what Gary Hebert of US cellular says is the goal of today’s technology. “Everybody’s got things going on…wireless to transmit information through the systems is the way to go,” he said. Check out the Delphi Vehicle Monitoring System — Store Manager Gary Hebert says it’s great […]

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Students Have Last Day at Wellington School in Monticello

| June 17, 2014

“The last day of school is always an emotional one..it’s hard to know that your little ones are moving on..today of course has special significance because it’s the last kindergarten class,” said kindergarten teacher Susan McMann. McMann has been a teacher at the Wellington School for the last nine years. On Tuesday morning she soaked up […]

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Four Year Old Boy Makes Wish to Come Home to Northern Maine

| June 12, 2014

When four-year-old Stephen Drost was asked to make a wish, he didn’t want to go to Disney World. He didn’t want to travel to an exotic place, or meet a famous person. What he wanted was to come back to Northern Maine, see his grandparents, and drive a tractor at his favorite store. “I like […]

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Houlton Residents Put Up Painting of Tank Man on North Street

| June 5, 2014

Alongside route one in Houlton, two high school students learned about an iconic image..that of Tank Man..the individual who stood in front of a column of tanks 25 years ago Thursday during the Tiananmen Square protests of 1989. “I had no idea about it…but I think it’s really good for democracy and freedom of speech…very interesting […]

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