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City Hall Move Put on Hold

City Hall Move Put on Hold

| April 1, 2015

“Unfortunately late last week, we got the official word that the buyers of city hall were not going to make it work for what they intended to make it work,” says Presque Isle City Manager, Jim Bennett. That means the move from the current Presque Isle City Hall building to the old MPG building has […]

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First Lady asking for Healthy Lunch Recipes

First Lady asking for Healthy Lunch Recipes

| April 1, 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) – First lady Michelle Obama is calling on the lunch bunch, again. Mrs. Obama is challenging kids to come up with more healthy lunch recipes. It’s part of her Let’s Move! campaign to reduce childhood obesity through diet and exercise. Winners from each state and U.S. territory will be flown to Washington this […]

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New delivery service company to launch Wednesday

New delivery service company to launch Wednesday

| March 31, 2015

Thanks to the work of a few young minds, more and more county restaurants are starting to deliver. “It’s like having big city life in a small town, and that’s just something that is not around for people,” said Jon Clark. Clark is talking about Aroostook Deliveries. It’s a company he and a few others […]

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Fifth Annual Aroostook County Safety Symposium Taking Place Throughout Week

Fifth Annual Aroostook County Safety Symposium Taking Place Throughout Week

| March 31, 2015

Northern Maine Community College is playing site host to a weeklong symposium on workplace safety. As Shawn Cunningham reports, its an important meeting of the minds for companies and workers to ensure the bottom line is obtained without broken bones. Most people know Emily Smith as a Presque Isle City Councilor. But in this classroom […]

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Maine Nursing Facility Agrees to Pay $1.2 Million to Feds

Maine Nursing Facility Agrees to Pay $1.2 Million to Feds

| March 31, 2015

BOSTON (AP) – Federal prosecutors say an elderly living center has agreed to pay $1.2 million to settle allegations of inflated Medicare claims for rehabilitation therapy. The U.S. attorney’s office in Boston says Ross Manor in Bangor failed to prevent a subcontractor, RehabCare Group East, Inc., from engaging in a pattern and practice of providing […]

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