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The Bank of Maine to Sell Its Five Aroostook County Branches

The Bank of Maine to Sell Its Five Aroostook County Branches

| July 23, 2013

  PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – The Bank of Maine has reached an agreement to sell six of its branches in the northern part of the state to Machias Savings Bank. The transaction affects branches in Caribou, Fort Kent, Houlton, Lincoln, Mars Hill and Presque Isle, with a total of $75 million in deposits as of […]

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Echoes Magazine Celebrates 25th Anniversary

Echoes Magazine Celebrates 25th Anniversary

| July 17, 2013

A big anniversary for one of the county’s best known publications is coming up this weekend. Echoes magazine is celebrating 25 years in print. News Source 8′s Katie Zarrilli sat down with the magazine’s editor – who talked about what it’s meant for the county through those years.   INFORMATION ABOUT ANNIVERSARY PARTY: – Sunday, […]

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Woman’s Passing Inspires Students to Wear Pink

Woman’s Passing Inspires Students to Wear Pink

| May 24, 2013

Students all around the county were wearing pink on Friday. The tragic passing of one woman inspired a touching gesture to support all those who are battling or have battled breast cancer. News Source 8′s Katie Zarrilli has the story.

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Former Governor John Reed Buried in Fort Fairfield

Former Governor John Reed Buried in Fort Fairfield

| May 6, 2013

He was a governor of Maine back in the 60s, who always had ties to the county. A burial ceremony was held for former governor John H. Reed in Fort Fairfield Monday morning. News Source 8′s Katie Zarrilli has more.

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One Year Until the IBU Youth/Junior Biathlon

One Year Until the IBU Youth/Junior Biathlon

| February 28, 2013

Exactly one year from today will be the beginning of the youth junior biathlon world championships in the county. In anticipation of an event that will draw thousands to Presque Isle’s Nordic Heritage Center, Thursday event organizers unveiled the logo and introduced a countdown calendar right in the heart of the star city. News Source 8′s Katie […]

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