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Hilltop School Receives Donation from Ladies Auxiliary of Caribou VFW

| October 24, 2014

Tomorrow, October 25th, is annual Make a Difference Day. Thousands of people across the country participate, and it’s no surprise that people here in Aroostook County do too. News Source 8′s Angela Christoforos has more on an act of generosity from one giving group of ladies in Caribou…. On this particular rainy day, kids at […]

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State Representative District 148

| October 24, 2014

Alan Whittemore is the former Mayor of Brewer, who has his Political Science Degree from USM and a masters degree in Education Administration. Whittemore has been part of the Limestone community for many years as he was the first employee at the Maine School of Science and Math 1994. Whittemore is a veteran of the […]

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Feds Close Part of Gulf of Maine Herring Fishery

| October 24, 2014

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – The federal government is shutting down the Atlantic herring fishery for part of the Gulf of Maine until May. The National Marine Fisheries Service is projecting that the fishery has already exceeded 92 percent of its total allowable catch for October, November and December in the inshore Gulf of Maine area. […]

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Maine CDC Launches Ebola Preparedness Website

| October 24, 2014

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – Maine is launching a new website about preparedness and response to suspected cases of Ebola virus. The Maine Center for Disease Control announced the new website on Friday. The website includes fact sheets and answers to frequently asked questions about Ebola. Pages for health care providers include guidance from the federal […]

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Maine Agency Approves Poland Springs Water Deal

| October 24, 2014

FRYEBURG, Maine (AP) – The Maine Public Utilities Commission says Fryeburg Water Co. can enter into a long-term contract to sell water to Nestle Waters, bottler of Poland Springs. The commission ruled Thursday that the contract between the privately-owned utility and Nestle could benefit the utility’s ratepayers. Nestle would pay higher rates than household customers. […]

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