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Maintaining the Presque Isle City Hall building over the next five or ten years could cost somewhere between 250 and 500 thousand dollars – according to city manager Jim Bennett. “Obviously all of the windows need to be redone in the building, the heating system, although the boiler has been fixed the rest hasn’t been […]
After hearing concerns from law enforcement, residents, and neighboring businesses about Bou’s Brew Pub, city councilors have told owners of the bar in downtown Presque Isle that they need to come up with a plan of action if they want to stay in business. The bar’s owner Kylie Oliveira understands. “We don’t want to lose […]
On Monday afternoon, the Presque Isle High School swim team was just starting to get their laps in at the city’s indoor pool. Their practices there could be numbered if the Presque Isle City Council approves a budget that would close the indoor pool for good. City Manager Jim Bennett says, “with the capital money […]
Even though there might be a rivalry in many sports, later on this summer the cities of Presque Isle and Caribou will be on the same team. The city councils of both communities will be having a joint meeting to explore ways they can work together to achieve cost savings. News Source 8’s Katie Zarrilli […]
A seat on the Presque Isle City Council just opened up – and the city is hoping to fill it within the next month. After one councilor resigned last week, Presque Isle city manager Jim Bennett is looking for citizens interested in the position. News Source 8’s Katie Zarrilli reports.