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Vacant Wellington School Building: Part 1

| November 19, 2014

Wellington Elementary closed last June in order to save MSAD 29 money. However, with an empty schoolbuilding and former students being bussed to Houlton, there is growing concern in Monticello. It’s been five months since classes were held at Wellington Elementary School in Monticello. The building has sat vacant since June. Monticello Town Council Chair […]

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Disaster Assistance Available for Maine Farmers

| December 11, 2013

WASHINGTON, DC – Farmers in a number of Maine counties are now eligible for U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) disaster assistance. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack issued a disaster designation Wednesday for Aroostook and Penobscot counties due to damage and losses caused by excessive precipitation that occurred from May 1st through September 30th. In addition to […]

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Zippel Play

| March 1, 2012

From farming to fishing for lobster, a group of students here in the County and downstate are putting a new spin on the concept of distance learning. A fourth grade class in Presque Isle and a first grade class in coastal Maine are sharing a unique learning experience via videoconference. NewsSource 8’s Dick Palm shows us […]

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Local Protestors Are OCCUPIED With A Lot Lately…

| February 23, 2012 | 0 Comments

Organizers of Occupy Aroostook say they’re excited about the launch of a public access tv program by Occupy Maine. They feel it will widen the reach of support for their movement and disseminate more information. Shawn Cunningham reports.

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