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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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