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Maine State Charter School Commission Visiting Aroostook County Part One

| April 6, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Maine State Charter School Commission was in Aroostook County to hold a listening session and gage the community over whether families would benefit from the creation of such schools in this region. In part one of a two part series, Newsource 8 Reporter Shawn Cunningham looks at the pros and cons of this type […]

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The Nature of logging, Part 2

| March 28, 2012 | 0 Comments

We continue with our special monthly series, “NewsSource Focus.”┬áIn Part 2 of his 3 part series, “The Nature of Logging,” Dick Palm shows us how workers today are being prepared for a career in the woods industry.

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Schools Part Ways

| March 20, 2012 | 0 Comments

The results are in and AOS 99 WILL disband. That, after a vote last night by the residents of Mars Hill, Fort Fairfield, Bridgewater and Blaine. The decision will now allow each separate school to have its own superintendent rather than share one. News Source 8’s Jenna Callari has more on what’s next.

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UMS Names New Chancellor

| February 16, 2012 | 0 Comments

A UMFK alum has been chosen to lead the University of Maine system as their new Chancellor. He’s also an Aroostook County native. News Source 8’s Gina DiPietro was up in the Valley for Thursday’s announcement.

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A Little Incentive for Working Adults

| February 3, 2012 | 0 Comments

Adults already in the workforce will be catching a break on their college tuition. A new partnership between a local university and the Maine Development Foundation will provide working adults with a little incentive to further their education. News Source 8’s Jenna Callari has a look at the partnership and the opportunities it will be […]

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