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New potato variety named after Caribou

New potato variety named after Caribou

| March 20, 2015

“How many towns get a potato named after them?” asked Caribou resident Anita St. Peter. While we may not know the answer to that question, we do know that Caribou is now the list. Caribou Russet is our state’s newest potato variety…named after the most northeastern city in the US. “Having the Caribou potato certainly […]

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Caribou Man Arrested for Cocaine Trafficking

Caribou Man Arrested for Cocaine Trafficking

| March 18, 2015

Caribou, Me – A Caribou man has been charged with selling cocaine following an investigation which culminated in a search of his River Road home by the Maine Drug Enforcement Agency. Over the past several weeks, MDEA investigators assigned to the Aroostook County Task Force have been conducting an investigation into the distribution of cocaine […]

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The newly renovated Burger Boy may stay open all year

The newly renovated Burger Boy may stay open all year

| March 3, 2015

Burger Boy is usually open seasonally, but this year, owner Spenser Ouellette says, he’s going to try something different. “We’re looking to be open year round starting this year. I’m going to kind of play it month to month to kind of see how everything goes, and to try it out this winter,” says Owner of […]

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Young Caribou man dies in mobile home fire that he likely set

Young Caribou man dies in mobile home fire that he likely set

| February 2, 2015

Friends and family members of Jordan McEwen are filled with sadness and disbelief this Monday. The 18-year-old from Caribou died in a morning fire at the mobile home he lived in at 100 Dow Siding Road..a fire that officials believe he may have set. “Too young for something that tragic,” said Julie Waugh of Caribou. […]

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Snow Plow accident turns up 100 year old time capsule

Snow Plow accident turns up 100 year old time capsule

| January 23, 2015

“”The whole thing is crazy,’ said Mary Lou Brown, who can’t stop smiling. The co-chair of the history and records committee for the Gray Memorial United Methodist Church in Caribou is overwhelmed with joy because the time capsule she’s been searching for for years has finally turned up. “When Mr. Alden called me to tell me […]

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