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Safety Checkpoints This Weekend

| June 3, 2014

The Caribou Police Department, in conjunction with the Presque Isle Police Department and the Maine Bureau of Highway Safety’s 2014 “DriveSober, Maine” Impaired Driving Enforcement Campaign, will be conducting a safety checkpoint on Routes 1, 89 and 161 and Bennett Drive in Caribou during the weekend of June 6, 2014. The checkpoint will ensure all […]

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The Memorial Day Severe Weather Situation

| May 30, 2014

Tornadoes in Northern Maine don’t occur very often, with Aroostook County averaging around 1-3 tornadoes a year. “They are weak in nature number one, and they don’t last long. Due to our topography here in Maine, they skip. They touch down, they go back up. So by the time they actually take off, they are […]

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Tornado Safety and Myths

| May 30, 2014

The County may not be tornado alley, but tornadoes can happen. So it’s important to know what to do. Lead Forecaster at the National Weather Service in Caribou, Joseph Hewitt says stay inside. “Go to the lowest part of your house, which would be the basement. Or, if you don’t have a basement, then to […]

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On Memorial Day, Fallen Heroes Remembered

| May 26, 2014

Whether they came to the ceremony at the Northern Maine Veteran’s Cemetery in Caribou or had a meal at the VFW in Presque Isle, on this day veterans all over the county had fallen heroes on their minds. Korean War veteran Floyd Belmain said,  “I have a good friend while I was over there that […]

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Two County Airports to Share in Federal Funding to Make Structural Imporvements and Upgrades

| May 23, 2014

17 Maine airports will share in more than four million dollars of federal money to do a series of improvement projects. Two airports in our area are on the receiving end of the funding. Shawn Cunningham reports. These passengers are waiting for a flight out of Northern Maine Regional Airport. But they’d be excited to […]

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