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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 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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Early Snow Has Winter Equipment Sales Through the Roof

| December 26, 2013

It’s no secret that this winter has already packed the county with snow. So far we’ve seen more than twice the amount we had last year to this date. Something that sellers of winter equipment are smiling about. “The early snow is just like white gold for us,” says John Alexander, owner of Harry’s Motor […]

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