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Aroostook EMA and NWS Continue to Monitor River Ice

Aroostook EMA and NWS Continue to Monitor River Ice

| April 22, 2015

“We’re hopeful that will clear through today, there’s no road flooding or closures up in that area at this time,” says Deputy Director of the Aroostook Emergency  Management Agency, Jesse Belanger. Deputy Director of the Aroostook Emergency Management Agency Jesse Belanger is talking about the flooding over the weekend. Because of that he says, it’s been a […]

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Oil Discovered in Aroostook River

Oil Discovered in Aroostook River

| May 19, 2014

A petroleum sheen was discovered Monday on the Aroostook River near the Caribou Dam. According to Nick Archer of the Department of Environmental Protection, the oil discovery was at a culvert that dumps into the river just downstream from the dam. He adds that it was coming from the storm water system and not the […]

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Atlantic Salmon Released into Aroostook River

Atlantic Salmon Released into Aroostook River

| May 14, 2013

Volunteers in Sheridan have been working for years to preserve a fish species here in Aroostook County. This week – as they do every year – they released thousands of Atlantic salmon into the river, after raising them for months. News Source 8’s Katie Zarrilli has more.

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Flood Risk for Aroostook County

Flood Risk for Aroostook County

| March 30, 2012 | 0 Comments

Much of the area’s attention has been focused on Perth-Andover the past week, as the community cleans up from the flood. But what flood risks remain for the rest of the region? News Source 8’s Gina DiPietro spoke with the local Emergency Management Agency on Friday to find out.

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