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Victims of Lord Shootings in Northern Penobscot and Southern Aroostook Identified

Victims of Lord Shootings in Northern Penobscot and Southern Aroostook Identified

| July 17, 2015

      The victims of the Northern Penobscot and Southern Aroostook shootings have been named. 58 year old Kevin Tozier of Lee, who was shot at the woodlot in Winn, died, and 22 year old Kyle Hewitt of Caribou, who was shot at the Irish home in Benedicta, died. Kyle was the boyfriend of […]

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Maine Potato Board Guides Legislative Tour

Maine Potato Board Guides Legislative Tour

| July 16, 2015

Some members of the Maine Legislature have never made the trip up to Aroostook County. “It surprises us that we have people that have lived in Maine a lot of their life and have never been to Aroostook County. We were all shocked by that. But it happens quite a bit,” said Tim Hobbs of […]

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Aroostook County Tourism hopeful summer season will pick up

Aroostook County Tourism hopeful summer season will pick up

| July 8, 2015

We’re a few weeks into the summer…and Steve Dobson of Aroostook County Tourism said our area had a slow start to the tourism season. He says now though, things are looking up. “Some of the campgrounds I’ve talked to are down…Aroostook State Park is down a little bit, but since the weather has changed and people […]

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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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