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Police Shoot, Kill Armed Man in Ludlow

| October 12, 2014

LUDLOW, Maine (AP) — State police say a trooper shot and killed a man in an armed confrontation in the Aroostook County town of Ludlow. State police spokesman Stephen McCausland says Sgt. Joshua Haines shot 52-year-old Alan Gillotti Sr. outside a house on Sunday afternoon. He says troopers had gone to Gillotti’s home while investigating […]

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DEADLY HAY RIDE ACCIDENT

| October 12, 2014

MECHANIC FALLS, Maine (AP) — A Halloween-themed hay ride careened down a hill in the Maine woods and crashed into a tree, fatally injuring a teenage girl and leaving more than 20 other people hurt, police said Sunday. A 17-year-old girl died of injuries sustained when the Jeep hauling the hay wagon lost control Saturday […]

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SHARPLY COLDER ON MONDAY!

| September 28, 2014

***MUCH COLDER AIR ON THE WAY FOR MONDAY*** BY MID-AFTERNOON MONDAY, ALL AREAS OF  THE COUNTY WILL HAVE FALLEN INTO THE 40s. These readings will actually already be in The Valley by dawn, and by early afternoon, far southern Aroostook County will have fallen into the 40s as well..in addition to the MUCH colder temps, […]

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Indian Summer

| September 25, 2014

  By the time this warm stretch ends (Sunday will be the final day), we will have had 6 consecutive days in the 70s….the question is, is this Indian Summer? Well the definition of “Indian Summer” is a period of temperatures well above normal, following the first widespread killing frost, which we have had. But what […]

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FREEZE WILL OCCUR THURSDAY NIGHT

| September 18, 2014

    The season’s first widespread freeze will occur tonight. As of 11 pm Thursday, Presque Isle is already down to 32…..up at Estcourt Station the temps are at a coldest-so-far-this-month reading of 26 degrees. –Ted Shapiro    

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