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Aroostook EMA’s Presence During the World Acadian Congress

| July 25, 2014

“The World Acadian Congress is something new to our office. Back in March, some of the local public service agencies asked us to get involved with the emergency planning process,” says Director of the Aroostook Emergency Management Agency, Darren Woods. And Woods has been busy ever since. The event is expected to bring in 50-60 […]

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20 Years After Loring AFB Closes, Veterans Look Back

| July 24, 2014

David King looks back on his days as a member of the United States Air Force. He’s one of many veterans once stationed at Loring Air Force base. And when he first came in 1962, this place looked a lot different. “Lots of people…hustle and bustle….all around the clock, 24 hours a day, he said. […]

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6 Students From Beijing China to Attend Presque Isle High School

| July 24, 2014

SAD 1 is welcoming 6 exchange students from China this fall. It’s part of a growing Chinese Initiative at Presque Isle High School, and an effort to expand diversity in the area. News Source 8′s Angela Christoforos reports…. From Beijing China- to Presque Isle Maine. It’s a cultural exchange of 6 students aimed at diversifying […]

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Mars Hill Golfer Among Many Unhappy with VA Hospitals

| July 23, 2014

Every time Roland Perry swings a golf club, he feels knee pain. “It’s frustrating because I know what I’m capable of doing,” he said. The professional golfer and director of golf at the Mars Hill Country Club has been dealing with knee issues since the 70s. He’s also an Air Force veteran – and says […]

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Crops Look Good, So Far

| July 23, 2014

The potato crop here at Willard C. Doyen and Sons is coming along nicely, despite a late start to the planting season. “They were a little behind, we had a late start but with the heat and the moisture we had, we are catching up I would say we are catching up good. It’s a […]

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