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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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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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City Helps Circle B Farms Expansion With Grant Application

| May 6, 2014

A new law under the FDA is calling for farmers to make certain upgrades to their systems for public health. One farm in Caribou has plans to upgrade, and the city is hoping to give them a hand by applying for a grant. Circle B Farms owner, Sam Blackstone, “The new food security act is going […]

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