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County Business Leaders Gathered for Maine State Chamber Breakfast

| June 19, 2014

County business leaders gathered over breakfast to discuss important issues in the region. Dana Connors, the President and CEO of the Maine State Chamber of Commerce spoke and says they go around and put the recent legislative session in perspective and also says they take great pride in working with the local and regional chambers. […]

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The Only Homeless Shelter in The County is Struggling

| June 19, 2014

The only homeless shelter in Aroostook County is struggling. “Funding is always a challenge for us. We’re a private non-profit organization. So we rely on the generosity of others to help us keep our doors open,” says Director of Homeless Services of Aroostook, Stephen Eyler. While Sister Mary O’Donnell Homeless shelter receives funds from from […]

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The Memorial Day Severe Weather Situation

| May 30, 2014

Tornadoes in Northern Maine don’t occur very often, with Aroostook County averaging around 1-3 tornadoes a year. “They are weak in nature number one, and they don’t last long. Due to our topography here in Maine, they skip. They touch down, they go back up. So by the time they actually take off, they are […]

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Tornado Safety and Myths

| May 30, 2014

The County may not be tornado alley, but tornadoes can happen. So it’s important to know what to do. Lead Forecaster at the National Weather Service in Caribou, Joseph Hewitt says stay inside. “Go to the lowest part of your house, which would be the basement. Or, if you don’t have a basement, then to […]

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The 2014 Presque Isle Memorial Day Parade and Ceremony

| May 27, 2014

Fire trucks, police cars, the young marines, veterans, boy scouts, the Presque Isle High School Marching Band, and many more marched down Main Street in Presque Isle to honor the men and woman who have fought for our Freedom. The skies weren’t looking too good, but the rain managed to hold off until the end. “Today […]

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