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Press Conference on the Youth Access to Alcohol Pilot Project in the County

Press Conference on the Youth Access to Alcohol Pilot Project in the County

| March 28, 2014

Law enforcement working together throughout the County to accomplish the same goal, and that’s to reduce the number of underage drinkers and individuals killed or injured in motor vehicle crashes. Law enforcement from all over the County were present at a press conference to discuss the results of the Federal demonstration project to limit youth […]

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Free Diabetes Screenings for Diabetes Alert Day

Free Diabetes Screenings for Diabetes Alert Day

| March 26, 2014

Diabetes is the seventh leading cause of death in the Maine. More than 8 percent of adults living in Maine have diabetes, and an estimated 3.1 percent of Mainers have diabetes, but haven’t been diagnosed. That’s why Diabetes Educator Christine O’Meara, says having diabetes screenings are important. “We thought this was important and a great […]

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Large Snowpack has Raised Flood Potential to Above Normal

Large Snowpack has Raised Flood Potential to Above Normal

| March 26, 2014

The cold temperatures this winter have allowed the snow to stick around. According to Corey Bogel of the National Weather Service in Caribou, the snow depth is 36 inches, which is the deepest snow pack during this time since 1963. This large snow pack has raised the flood potential to above normal. “If you were […]

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Cold Temperatures Have Slowed Syrup Production

Cold Temperatures Have Slowed Syrup Production

| March 21, 2014

It’s maple syrup time, and this weekend at Bradbury Maple Farms, you can get a taste of just that. But since its been so cold this year, they haven’t been able to collect that much sap. “Of course the weather is the basic factor in maple syrup because we’ve got to have warm days and […]

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175th Anniversary of Aroostook County’s Incorporation

175th Anniversary of Aroostook County’s Incorporation

| March 18, 2014

Singing, presentations of the history of Aroostook, and county inspired food. Around 175 people came together to celebrate the 175th anniversary of Aroostook County. “It was just a really wonderful event from the start to the finish. It was the most packed two hours that I’ve ever seen in the library especially. So it was […]

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