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After devastating fire, owners of RF Chamberland thankful for community support

| November 25, 2014

“It’s quite a feeling when you wake up in the middle of the night with your pager and you see a ball of flames rolling out of your garage that has built your business to what it is today,” said Mark Chamberland, president of RF Chamberland Inc. He and his brother┬áDale are emotional, but determined. […]

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County Agencies Collaborate to Keep Juveniles from Starting Fires

| November 24, 2014

“For any firefighter it hits close to home, said Aroostook County ┬ájuvenile fire safety coordinator Adam Rider. Adam Rider is talking about last week’s tragedy in Caribou…when a three year old boy set a fire inside a mobile home, killing himself and three other family members. Though Rider can’t change what happened, he says the […]

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Caribou Community and Surviving Family Members Still Grieving After Fatal Fire

| November 21, 2014

Certainly a shocking revelation to an already devastating story. The answer to what happened still doesn’t relieve a community feeling so much pain and grief. Shawn Cunningham joins us now with more on this developing story. Dick, the community of Caribou is heartsick over the loss of Norma Skidgel and her three children, twins Mason […]

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Ark Animal Sanctuary Begins Rebuilding Effort

| November 17, 2014

“We continue to hit bumps in the road but we’re not going to give up we’re just going to keep pushing forward and every bump that we hit it’s a learning curve for us and someday we’ll just reach it and we’ll be in a comfortable spot,” said Lorraine Monfils, president of the Ark Animal […]

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Millville is Bouncing Back

| October 16, 2014

Millville, New Brunswick – Fire may have taken the Millville town hall and fire station, but that doesn’t mean the people have lost any of their spirit. In fact Chief Justin McGuigan says that there is a silver lining to what happened, “Its giving us a lot of positive interactions a lot of opportunities to […]

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