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Madawaska’s Acadian Festival to Run Through the Weekend

Madawaska’s Acadian Festival to Run Through the Weekend

| July 3, 2015

Volunteers are getting ready for a big event in Madawaska. “We just wanted to celebrate the Acadians here in the area. It’s very very important because a lot of us, past families and you know a lot of Acadians. You know, we just wanted to celebrate the heritage,” says Jane Carter, the President of the Acadian […]

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Summer Rec Programs in Presque Isle & Caribou

Summer Rec Programs in Presque Isle & Caribou

| June 29, 2015

When someone says Rec Center, what comes to mind? Probably young kids playing indoor basketball or maybe baseball. But today, rec centers are really for all age groups. “We’re engaging a broader age group, population then what we used to. It’s important to note that recreation isn’t just for kids anymore it’s for adults too,” says […]

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County Retirement Community Goes Green

County Retirement Community Goes Green

| June 29, 2015

This retirement community in Presque Isle has reduced their carbon footprint. “Over the past 6 months we have been changing out our light fixtures from an old T8 style fluorescent, to all new LED’s,” says Manager of Leisure Gardens/Leisure Village, Doug Cyr.  “We took the complete fixture down. You don’t just change the bulbs and […]

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Bullying Series Part V: Bikers Against Bullying

Bullying Series Part V: Bikers Against Bullying

| June 12, 2015

A parent’s worst nightmare is having their kid come home crying because of a bully. That’s why in 2011, Sherry Bourgoin and Steve Marois started Ridin’ Steel, Bikers Against Bullying. “Children learn when they get excited. To children, what’s cool? Motorcycles are really cool. So when you get 25 to 45 motorcycles roaring into a […]

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Bullying Series Part IV: County School Raises Awareness

Bullying Series Part IV: County School Raises Awareness

| June 11, 2015

If you walk down the halls of MSAD 24, you’ll see posters just like this one. “Bullying is a problem everywhere. It’s a problem in all schools. It’s a problem in all communities, cyberspace, it’s everywhere. I think it’s going to take a community effort to continue to combat that. The school needs to work hard. […]

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