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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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Caribou Man Sentenced on Child Porn Charges

| April 28, 2014

(Bangor, Maine) – United States Attorney Thomas E. Delahanty II announced that Christopher Hitchcock, 26, of Caribou was sentenced Monday in U.S. District Court by Chief Judge John A. Woodcock., Jr. to 20 years in prison, to be followed by 20 years of supervised release, for transportation of child pornography.  Hitchcock pled guilty on November […]

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Press Conference on the Youth Access to Alcohol Pilot Project in the County

| March 28, 2014

Law enforcement working together throughout the County to accomplish the same goal, and that’s to reduce the number of underage drinkers and individuals killed or injured in motor vehicle crashes. Law enforcement from all over the County were present at a press conference to discuss the results of the Federal demonstration project to limit youth […]

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