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Petting Zoo

Petting Zoo

| May 23, 2015

Fort Kent, Me – Farm Animals, Kids and even Little Bo Peep. Bouchard Country Store was a busy place on Saturday as the farm held their, now annual, petting zoo! “We started it last year with very little advertisement and it was a pretty good success. So, we put it out there this year, and it is […]

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Anger Builds Among Unionized Workforce at Bath Iron Works

Anger Builds Among Unionized Workforce at Bath Iron Works

| May 23, 2015

BATH, Maine (AP) – Shipbuilders at Bath Iron Works gave the boot more than 10 years ago to a contract providing incentives for shipbuilders to learn tasks outside their area of expertise. Now anger is boiling over again as a new shipyard president tries again to boost efficiency by having workers perform additional tasks, and […]

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US Navy Senior Chief Petty Officer makes third grader’s dream come true

US Navy Senior Chief Petty Officer makes third grader’s dream come true

| May 22, 2015

If you ask students what they would like to add to their house, you’ll get plenty of answers. A local newspaper asked that very question – and kids listed everything from a big screen TV to a hot tub. But Isaac Campbell said something different. What he wanted contained stars and stripes. “I said the United […]

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Students Help Stock East Grand Lake

Students Help Stock East Grand Lake

| May 22, 2015

Fish finally getting to swim free, and local school children getting to see firsthand the life cycle of salmon. “It’s good to see the kids out and enjoying the day,” said Fish Culture Supervisor Dave Marsanskis. Over 100 students from Hodgdon and Danforth schools participated in the activity today while three schools from Houlton already […]

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Vaccination Debate

Vaccination Debate

| May 22, 2015

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – A legislative committee has endorsed a bill that seeks to increase vaccination rates in Maine. The Health and Human Services Committee voted 9-3 in support of Democratic Rep. Linda Sanborn’s bill on Friday. It would require parents to consult with their doctor and get a form signed if they wish to […]

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