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Main Street Construction to Start Sunday

Main Street Construction to Start Sunday

| July 31, 2015

If you’re driving down Main Street in Presque Isle, you may notice some construction lights lining the road. Construction will start this Sunday. The MaineDOT held a pre-construction meeting yesterday with LANE Construction, for the Main Street Paving Project. Region Manager of the MaineDOT, Bob Watson says, the meeting gives the contractor a chance to […]

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La Foire Brayonne underway

La Foire Brayonne underway

| July 31, 2015

Fun is the name of the game at La Foire Brayonne. Set on the banks of the Saint John River, the festival is one of a kind. “People from all over, that are from Edmundston usually take their vacations during the festival to just come and meet again and have fun together,” said Festival Vice […]

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MSAD 27 budget referendum results

MSAD 27 budget referendum results

| July 30, 2015

It’s back to the drawing board for the MSAD 27 school board. Tonight, referendum voters rejected the proposed $11.1 million dollar budget by a close margin: 319 votes in favor, and 377 votes against. A previous $12.8 million budget was also rejected at a June 9th referendum vote.

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Maine House speaker sues governor over loss of school job

Maine House speaker sues governor over loss of school job

| July 30, 2015

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – Maine’s Democratic House Speaker has sued Republican Gov. Paul LePage after the governor threatened to withhold funds from a school for at-risk youth to get him removed from the top job there. Mark Eves said in the federal lawsuit filed Thursday that LePage violated Eves’ First Amendment rights by pressuring the […]

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Brother of former Maine Governor announces congressional run

Brother of former Maine Governor announces congressional run

| July 30, 2015

BANGOR, Maine (AP)- Bangor City Councilor Joe Baldacci has filed papers to run for the Democratic nomination for the U.S. House of Representatives in Maine’s 2nd District. Baldacci is the brother of former Maine Governor John Baldacci. On Wednesday Baldacci filed the paperwork with the Federal Election Commission.┬áHis entry into the race sets up a […]

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