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St. Apollonia Pediatric Dental Clinic 1 of 2 County Facilities to Receive Grant Money from USDA

| August 28, 2014

Good news for a pediatric dental clinic in Presque Isle. The Aroostook Dental Clinic Inc. is set to receive some money that will help them better serve patients. News Source 8′s Angela Christoforos reports… This little boy is 1 of over 2,000 patients at the St. Apollonia pediatric dental clinic that’s going to benefit from […]

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Discovery Days

| August 28, 2014

Four community organizations are partnering together to create a fun and innovative program for the County’s youth. A crowd gathered at one of the oldest buildings in Presque Isle to discuss a new youth program. Officials say the program will tackle what’s been a national epidemic among kids. “We’re seeing a nationwide trend in childhood […]

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Joan Rivers Rushed to Hospital

| August 28, 2014

New York, NY (CBS News): Comedienne Joan Rivers was rushed to a New York City hospital this morning. The 81-year-old comedienne and host of E!’s “Fashion Police” was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in cardiac arrest after she stopped breathing during a procedure on her throat at a Manhattan clinic.

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Wind Farms Still Energizing Maine Economy…New Proposal for Another In Maine

| August 28, 2014

Bingham, ME: (AP) A proposal to build what would be Maine’s largest energy-generating wind farm has received preliminary approval from state environmental regulators. The Department of Environmental Protection’s draft decision, issued Wednesday by Commissioner Patricia Aho, means the department could issue a final decision as early as Sept. 5. The deadline is Sept. 8. Blue […]

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FairPoint Declares Impasse, Unions Disagree

| August 28, 2014

Maine (AP) – FairPoint Communications says talks remain deadlocked after weeks of negotiating with unions representing more than 1,700 workers in Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont, and is implementing its final proposals, which it says is permitted under federal law. Today’s ¬†announcement comes a day after the unions delivered another contract proposal, which they said […]

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