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Presque Isle Rotary Auction a HUGE Success

| December 18, 2014

It was a great year for the Rotary Club’s annual auction. In fact, organizers say they far exceeded their original goal. “We started out with a $25,000 dollar goal, and ended up raising that repeatedly throughout the auction, and ultimately we ended up at $379,000 dollars and counting. That’s really fantastic because that’s the second […]

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Winter is only days away, but EMERA says they’ve already dealt with numerous outages

| December 16, 2014

With the first day of winter only days away, we’ve already had our share of winter storms. Communications Specialist at EMERA, Bob Potts, says the crews at EMERA have been very busy, especially in coastal locations. “Hancock County especially has been hit with some pretty severe weather in the last year. We had Hurricane Arthur […]

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The future of the Presque Isle City Hall still in question

| December 12, 2014

Presque Isle City Hall sits at 12 second street and is in need of some work. “The council noticed that this building is going to have to have some money spent on it in the very near future. So what they wanted to do was explore the possibility of how much they could get if […]

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Ham Radios…A Hobby and a Form of Communication

| December 9, 2014

Imagine waking up in the morning and talking to someone in California or even Japan. That’s what amateur radio operator Joe Despres does every morning. He got his first license back in 1954, but says he’s always loved building radios since a kid and even used to interfere with his neighbor’s televisions. “So 7 o’clock, […]

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Kids gather at the Francis Malcolm Institute for Christmas crafts

| December 3, 2014

The Francis Malcolm Institute was filled with the smell of balsam fir and singing! A local school group gathered for the annual holiday wreath program. “We offer this for community service and for allowing everyone to come and have a Christmas celebration kind of a thing so they can make their own decorations and then they […]

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