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Summer Tourism Season

| July 29, 2013

Summers are always busy here in the county with festivals, parades, and fairs. Always good news for area businesses hoping to draw people in. News Source 8′s Katie Zarrilli gives us an update on how the tourism season is going so far.

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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

| 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

| 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

| 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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