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Stolen Truck Recovered

Stolen Truck Recovered

| January 27, 2014

State and municipal law enforcement were on the lookout late Saturday evening for a blue 2013 Volvo bob tail truck tractor stolen from Van Buren that same evening.  The vehicle was believed to be traveling South from Van Buren.  Later that same evening, at approximately 12:50 a.m., Tpr. Rob Flynn encountered the vehicle on Route 1 […]

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Community Members Devastated By Fire at Phil’s Florist

Community Members Devastated By Fire at Phil’s Florist

| January 10, 2014

Community members are devastated by the loss of what they consider a gem in the city of Caribou. The State Fire Marshal’s Office is working to determine what caused a massive fire at Phil’s Florist and Greenhouses late Thursday night. “It was heartbreaking,” says business owner Sandy Marrett. Crews from multiple fire departments battled the […]

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Caribou Food Pantry In Need of More Food Donations

Caribou Food Pantry In Need of More Food Donations

| December 18, 2013

Despite this being the season of giving, a local food pantry remains in need of more donations. And one particular food condiment is at the top of the asking list.  Caribou Ecumenical Food Pantry Coordinator Jessica Feeley is filling out paperwork that will hopefully stock the Caribou Ecumenical Food Pantry with more volunteers. But in […]

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Caribou Chamber of Commerce Will No Longer Be A City Department

Caribou Chamber of Commerce Will No Longer Be A City Department

| December 4, 2013

For the last two and a half years, the Caribou Area Chamber of Commerce has been a department of the city, but starting January 1st, that’s going to change, when it becomes its own separate entity. Laurie Colton, President of the Chamber Board of Directors says, “the ultimate idea is to become a little more […]

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Ceremonies Held in The County to Honor Veterans

Ceremonies Held in The County to Honor Veterans

| November 11, 2013

They’re the truest of heroes…and all across the country, ceremonies were held in their honor. Here in the county, people gathered at the Northern Maine Veterans Cemetery in Caribou to thank, praise, and remember our nation’s veterans. Veteran Leo Kieffer says, “as far as I’m concerned it’s primarily for those that gave their all, gave […]

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