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On 20th Anniversary of ’94 Flood, Fort Fairfield Hit Again

| April 16, 2014

It was a chaotic day in Fort Fairfield to say the least. “I’ve never seen it this bad before..it’s a little scary,” said resident Caroline True. Residents were concerned as they looked at the flooding in their town early Wednesday afternoon. The bridge on route 1A has been closed since Tuesday evening due to moving […]

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175th Anniversary of Aroostook County’s Incorporation

| March 18, 2014

Singing, presentations of the history of Aroostook, and county inspired food. Around 175 people came together to celebrate the 175th anniversary of Aroostook County. “It was just a really wonderful event from the start to the finish. It was the most packed two hours that I’ve ever seen in the library especially. So it was […]

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County Casino Given Early Approval

| March 6, 2014

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – Maine lawmakers have given new life to bills that would greatly expand gambling in the state. The Democratic-controlled House gave early approval to bills Thursday that would allow the Passamaquoddy Tribe to operate a casino in Washington County and the Houlton Band of Maliseet Indians to start one in Aroostook County, […]

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CrossFit Box Now Open in Presque Isle

| February 14, 2014

There’s a brand new fitness facility right here in the county! It’s called CrossFit Presque Isle at 605.¬†Forget the treadmills and the ellipticals..you won’t see a stair master in this box..instead, you’ll find equipment like rings, row machines, and wall balls..all of which contribute to a workout that combines gymnastics with cardio with olympic style […]

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Houlton Police Warn County Women About Revenge Porn Website

| January 1, 2014

A website featuring adult pornography has recently become a major concern to Houlton Police. Chief Butch Asselin says a parent brought to his attention that women in the county are having their private pictures posted on a website without their knowledge or consent. “Some of the photographs are disturbing..distressing, they serve no purpose other than […]

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