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City Hall Move Put on Hold

City Hall Move Put on Hold

| April 1, 2015

“Unfortunately late last week, we got the official word that the buyers of city hall were not going to make it work for what they intended to make it work,” says Presque Isle City Manager, Jim Bennett. That means the move from the current Presque Isle City Hall building to the old MPG building has […]

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Local Filmmakers Feature the Acadians of the Saint John Valley in New Film

Local Filmmakers Feature the Acadians of the Saint John Valley in New Film

| March 31, 2015

“Well we’ve been fascinated by the Acadian story for quite some time now,” says filmmaker and owner of Crown of Maine Productions, Brenda Jepson. Local filmmaker Brenda Jepson is describing her latest project. Brenda and husband Alan have been making documentaries for decades. “We had done part one which was all about the Acadians coming […]

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Center for Integrated Neuro-Rehab has a New Location

Center for Integrated Neuro-Rehab has a New Location

| March 30, 2015

A new location and more individualized treatment. Treatment that is very important to those suffering from a brain injury. “Technically here we serve what the state used to call a level three, and they’re very high functioning people with brain injuries and some of them had their brain injuries for many many years,” says Certified […]

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To Raise Minimum Wage or Not?

To Raise Minimum Wage or Not?

| March 26, 2015

7 dollars and 50 cents. Maine’s minimum wage since 2009. According to House Speaker Mark Eves, someone who works full-time at the minimum, makes 15 thousand six hundred dollars a year, 4 thousand 190 dollars below the federal poverty level. “Minimum wage isn’t typically for skilled people. It’s typically for high schoolers that are looking […]

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3 years have passed since Perth-Andover’s devastating flood

3 years have passed since Perth-Andover’s devastating flood

| March 26, 2015

A much different scene than 3 years ago here in Perth-Andover, New Brunswick. The Saint John River still frozen due to the unseasonably cold temperatures. “This year is way too tense. We just cross our fingers and hope that things work out. We’ve done what we can so far. We’re having our first emergency meeting […]

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