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SEARS Workers Need To Start Looking For New Jobs Now Say Local Labor Officials

| October 22, 2014

In just a little more than three months, SEARS will be permanently closing its doors at the Aroostook Centre Mall in Presque Isle put 63 people out of work. Local employment services and outreach professionals say NOW is the time those workers should be looking for new jobs. Shawn Cunningham reports. SEARS may be closing […]

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Maine school confirms 3 cases of whooping cough

| October 22, 2014

  ANSON, Maine (AP) – Three cases of whooping cough have been confirmed at an Anson elementary school and district officials have organized a public meeting to discuss prevention and response measures. Parents and others are invited to a meeting at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at Carrabec High School, where representatives from the Maine Center for Disease […]

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Political Profiles for House District 150

| October 22, 2014

  Craig Lawrence has been self employed for most of his life. He served our Country for six years in the military before retiring. He then worked at his grandfather’s marina for twenty years before buying his own trucking company. He and his wife then moved to Frenchville , where they own a small farm and […]

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Aroostook EMA and the National Weather Service, Team up for River Ice Presentations

| October 22, 2014

Even though it’s only Fall, these people are already thinking about Spring. Especially in terms of ice jams and flooding. Darren Woods of the Aroostook Emergency Management Agency says every spring, they get numerous reports from people. “There’s been very little real formal kind of training on what it is exactly we’re looking at as far […]

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MSAD 1 Chinese Exchange Program is Blossoming

| October 22, 2014

After three and a half years of planning, Chinese exchange students are now attending MSAD 1. It’s part of an initiative to expand diversity. “We’ve gone from modest beginnings to to a point where it’s really blossoming,” says Superintendent Gehrig Johnson. The first component of the initiative is having some schools in China use the Presque […]

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