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Developing a Proficiency-Based Learning System in the County

| September 15, 2014

“Schools across Maine are really changing education to better meet the needs of students,” says the Co-Chair of Maine Customized Learning, Linda Laughlin. 16 school districts in the County came together to learn about the proficiency-based model of education. “Proficiency-based really means that we’re going to identify a common set of learning expectations for students […]

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The University of Maine at Presque Isle Receives a MAJOR Gift

| September 5, 2014

Exciting news for the University of Maine at Presque Isle. They have received a major gift that will allow them to continue promoting cultural arts in Aroostook County. The gift includes this 75 acre woodlot and this sugar house. “This gift is going to provide us the opportunity to concentrate on one of two things. […]

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Goughan’s 2014 Corn Maze Honors Veterans

| September 3, 2014

Goughan’s Berry Farm’s 2014 Corn Maze is their tenth, and Co-Owner Mark Goughan says it’s the most difficult. The theme this year is AMAZINGLY GRATEFUL. The maze is in honor of Corporal Dustin Libby. Watch to see if April can beat Farmer Mark to the finish line.  

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Halfway Home Pet Rescue is Overcrowded

| September 3, 2014

“We are so overloaded with animals. We are beyond capacity here. Plus the fact that all of our foster homes are full and overfull. We just don’t have any more space,” says President of the Halfway Home Pet Rescue, Norma Milton. Milton is talking about the situation at the Halfway Home Pet Rescue. She says […]

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The Cubby Thrift Store Names Jayden Cormier Hero of the Month

| August 28, 2014

Jayden Cormier looks like a healthy nine year old boy. You would never know he’s been struggling with a serious health issue for the past few years. “It’s called a Vascular Malformation, and it’s in his right sinus,” says Jayden’s mother, Carlene Cormier. Basically, it’s a tumor that has lots of blood vessels, and grows […]

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