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“Take it Outside” Adult Series in its Seventh Season

| October 7, 2014

Exploring the Allagash Waterway, and visiting King’s Landing. These are just some of the trips taken through the “Take it Outside Program,” at the Caribou Parks and Rec Department. “The program has grown exponentially to the point where we actually start in mid-August and we continue right through the end of October now,” says Caribou […]

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Emergency Preparedness Drill will take place in Presque Isle

| September 30, 2014

These hallways of the North Street Healthcare Facility look quiet now. “We will be closing down the building, and we’ll be going through a scenario where we expect to have a violent person within the building. These are play actors that we’ve used. I don’t want to go into too much more detail, but we’ll […]

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“Sticks & Stones May Break Your Bones…But a “Little” Mud will Never Hurt You”

| September 19, 2014

These volunteers are busy getting ready for the Caribou Adventure Challenge. A challenge with plenty of obstacles and a lot of mud. “Sticks and stones will break your bones but a little mud will never hurt you,” says Caribou Rec Program Director, Neal Sleeper. Caribou Rec Program Director Neal Sleeper says this challenge is all […]

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How Prepared Are You In Case of an Emergency?

| September 16, 2014

Believe it or not, it’s September already, which means its National Preparedness Month. With winter on the way, it’s especially important to make sure safety measures are in place in case of an emergency. “We need to really think about what we can do to start preparing our homes. Things like cleaning your chimneys to […]

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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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