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2nd Annual Wounded Heroes of Maine

2nd Annual Wounded Heroes of Maine

| July 17, 2015

Bikers riding for a cause. A cause that helps those who fight for our freedom. The Wounded Heroes Program is designed to help wounded service members transition from military, to civilian life after being injured, and was started by a mother. “The lady’s name is Pam Payeur out of Portland, nice lady. Her son came home, there were […]

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Wintergreen Arts Center’s ‘Mini Monet’ Offered this Summer

Wintergreen Arts Center’s ‘Mini Monet’ Offered this Summer

| July 17, 2015

These may just look like kids, but they’re actually artists. It’s all part of Wintergreen Arts Center’s, Mini Monet Class. We like to teach the fundamentals of art and work on their basic motor skills. For instance, today we started out with primary and secondary colors, the project that they’re going to be given scissors, […]

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UV Conditions Monitored in Presque Isle

UV Conditions Monitored in Presque Isle

| July 15, 2015

Nothing sounds better than soaking up the sun, right? While you may be spending hours outside, it’s important to protect yourself from the sun’s ultraviolet rays. The Mic Mac Environmental Lab in Presque Isle monitors those rays. “We have a couple of monitoring devices that we do, and then we post the information on our website […]

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Substantial Grant Received by County Veterans Cemetery

Substantial Grant Received by County Veterans Cemetery

| July 9, 2015

The sun is shining over the Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Caribou. “We were awarded a grant of $861,000. That’s great news,” says Chairman for the Northern Maine Veterans Cemetery Corporation, Harry Hafford. Hafford says they’ve spent about 2 years convincing the Department of Veterans Affairs that the cemetery needed this money. “Once we went through that […]

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Van Buren Graduate Put His Welding Skills to the Test

Van Buren Graduate Put His Welding Skills to the Test

| July 8, 2015

After 180 hours of planning and welding, Van Buren graduate, Ben Poitras, reveals this metal masterpiece. Weighing in at 13.3 pounds, this dragon took home the gold at the state level. “We competed in Bangor this spring in March. You have to win a gold medal to compete in Kentucky, and Ben was able to win […]

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