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BREAKING: Four charged in weekend robbery and assault

BREAKING: Four charged in weekend robbery and assault

| June 30, 2015

Four people have been arrested in connection with an assault and robbery that occurred late Friday night in Presque Isle. According to Presque Isle Police, Jason Blake, Shawn White, Samantha Zinis (ZIN-iss), and Jeaudi (jo-dee) Landry, all of Presque Isle, were arrested late Sunday night and charged with robbery, aggravated assault, criminal restraint with a […]

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Tile Drainage Introduced to Aroostook County

Tile Drainage Introduced to Aroostook County

| June 26, 2015

Meet the Bron, an 84,000 pound drainage machine. This piece of equipment is used for tile drainage across the country. “We do tile drainage down in Vermont and summer is kind of our slow season so we figured it was worth coming up here doing a demo day and see if there would be any […]

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Madawaska board votes to not reappoint code enforcement officer

Madawaska board votes to not reappoint code enforcement officer

| June 25, 2015

After a two-hour emergency meeting Thursday, the town of Madawaska voted to not reappoint Bob Ouellet as the town’s Code Enforcement Officer. This comes after town manager Christine Therrien reappointed Ouellet to the post three weeks ago. Chairman of the board of selectpeople Brian Thibeault said the board voted 3-2 to not reappoint Oullet after […]

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Francis Malcolm Institute Needs Help to Stay Open

Francis Malcolm Institute Needs Help to Stay Open

| June 25, 2015

The Francis Malcolm Institute has been a landmark in Aroostook County for over 30 years, but now is facing some financial trouble. “Once we get a whole case of money full we’re gonna give it to the science center,” said Easton elementary student Allison Bate. This is the kind of generosity the Francis Malcolm Institute […]

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Sheriff’s Deputies charge former Perham town employee with felony theft

Sheriff’s Deputies charge former Perham town employee with felony theft

| June 24, 2015

A former Perham town employee has been charged with theft, after investigators discovered thousands of dollars were unaccounted for in the town’s records. According to the Aroostook County Sheriff’s Office, Connie Theriault, 40, of Caribou, has been charged with Class B Theft, and will appear in Caribou District Court. On April 2, 2015, Perham town officials […]

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