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USDA Grants Available for County Agricultural Businesses

USDA Grants Available for County Agricultural Businesses

| March 28, 2015

Things are pretty dark in the Warehouse at Lajoie growers in Van Buren. But that’s the way Jay Lajoie likes it, because that means he’s saving money. “These lights were on, all the time when you were working,” said Jay Lajoie, the farm’s business manager. “The system is now set up with light sensors, so when […]

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Bridal Show

Bridal Show

| March 7, 2015

Presque Isle, Me – The 6th annual Northern Maine Bridal Expo brought businesses in from all over the county, but it isn’t just about them. It is also about supporting a good cause, this year it is the American Red Cross of Aroostook County. “They do a lot for the community, they have actually helped pay […]

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Winter enthusiasts excited about snowstorm

Winter enthusiasts excited about snowstorm

| January 27, 2015

“If we’re going to have winter 3-4 months of the year, we might as well enjoy it,” said Heidi Bartley. Bartley was thrilled when she found out we’d be getting a hefty amount of snow this week. She’s on the committee for the annual Aroostook Women’s Ski Day. The skiing and snowshoeing event at the […]

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Sports Extra 01.16.15

Sports Extra 01.16.15

| January 16, 2015

Rene and Jake recap the night in County sports!

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Madore retires after more than 13 years as Sheriff

Madore retires after more than 13 years as Sheriff

| January 8, 2015

“This was definitely what I was born to do…and I’ve enjoyed every minute of it.” Jim Madore is going to miss wearing his uniform. He’s going to miss his interactions with the public, and he’s going to miss the great people that work underneath him. But he says after more than 13 years as the […]

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