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County Students Promote Community Service Through School Blood Drives

County Students Promote Community Service Through School Blood Drives

| March 6, 2014

Blood drives are being held at high schools throughout the county this week on behalf of the American Red Cross. Sarah Doak and Eileen Patton may be sitting in the Caribou High School gym, but they’re still learning some important life lessons. The importance of giving back. By organizing this blood drive for the American […]

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Houlton Town Officials Say Proposed Casino Could Boost Northern Maine Economy and Tourism

Houlton Town Officials Say Proposed Casino Could Boost Northern Maine Economy and Tourism

| March 6, 2014

A major construction project that could BOOST Aroostook County’s economy and tourism is being proposed before the state legislature.  The Houlton Band of Maliseets are proposing a casino to be constructed along the North Road Corridor. Houlton Town officials say the idea could be a JACKPOT for economic development and tourism. But before that could […]

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County Health Practitioner Weigh In On Healthcare Coverage Debate in Augusta

County Health Practitioner Weigh In On Healthcare Coverage Debate in Augusta

| March 6, 2014

More Mainers could be seeing more medical services by way of Obamacare and mainly Medicaid. A bill that’s been halted in the Maine legislature could be moving forward this week. The bill would expand health care coverage thousands of Mainers under Medicaid if approved. But the bill has been chiefly opposed by Governor LePage. Still […]

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Medical Monday 3.3.14: County Dialysis A Resource for Patients In Need

Medical Monday 3.3.14: County Dialysis A Resource for Patients In Need

| March 6, 2014

Nearly fifty patients a week seek treatment at the County Dialysis Center in Presque Isle. The center is a vital resource to helping so many patients diagnosed with kidney failure or renal disease get life saving treatment close to home. Irene Bouchard is getting her dialysis treatment. A loving daughter-in-law drives Irene from HOULTON to […]

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Pediatric Dentist Is Dolling Out Life Lessons That Have Real TEETH

Pediatric Dentist Is Dolling Out Life Lessons That Have Real TEETH

| March 3, 2014

County youngsters got some PEARLS of wisdom about the importance of keeping their PEARLIE WHITES clean. Pine Street first grader Danica Beaulier (BOLYER) wants to be a dentist when she grows up. And judging how well she’s demonstrating the proper way to brush and floss to her classmates, Danica’s got a BRIGHT SMILE and FUTURE […]

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