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County superintendent switching schools next year

County superintendent switching schools next year

| June 12, 2015

One Superintendent in the County will be switching schools next year. After four years of service at RSU 29, Mike Hammer will be accepting a similar position for the 2015-16 school year at RSU 50. He will be the interim superintendent for the twelve community school district and will be replacing Larry Malone. Hammer is […]

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ISLAMIC STATE BEHEADS US AID WORKER PETER KASSIG

ISLAMIC STATE BEHEADS US AID WORKER PETER KASSIG

| November 16, 2014

BEIRUT (AP) – The Islamic State group has beheaded Peter Kassig, releasing a video Sunday showing a masked militant standing over the severed head of a man it said was the former U.S. Army Ranger-turned-aid worker, who was seized while delivering relief supplies in Syria last year. President Barack Obama confirmed Kassig’s slaying after a […]

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Hickox, Wilbur to leave Fort Kent

Hickox, Wilbur to leave Fort Kent

| November 8, 2014

FORT KENT, Maine (AP) — A nurse who successfully fought an Ebola quarantine order is planning to leave a Maine town with her boyfriend and may move out of state. Ted Wilbur says he and girlfriend Kaci Hickox will leave Fort Kent sometime after Monday, the last day of the disease’s 21-day incubation period. Wilbur […]

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Pitch in For the Paws Fundraiser is Bigger than Ever in its Third Year

Pitch in For the Paws Fundraiser is Bigger than Ever in its Third Year

| November 3, 2014

Since Halloween, open brown boxes have been sitting on the floors in some of the nooks and crannies of the Aroostook Medical Center. Boxes that were once empty are now full of pet food and supplies. The Pitch in For Paws program is back for its third year- and bigger than ever. “Very happy really, […]

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Cause of Portland Fire that Killed Five and Injured One is still Unknown

Cause of Portland Fire that Killed Five and Injured One is still Unknown

| November 3, 2014

Officials say it could take days to determine the cause of a fire that ripped through a two-apartment house in Portland over the weekend. The fire killed five people and critically injured one. Portland Fire Chief Jerry LaMoria says the investigation into the state’s deadliest fire in three decades is in a preliminary stage. It could […]

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